Peace Links

The acronym stands for "Act Now to Stop War & End Racism." This is the group responsible for organizing the massive anti-war demonstrations in Washington, DC in 2002 & 2003.

MoveOn is a catalyst for grassroots involvement, supporting busy but concerned citizens in finding their political voice. Its nationwide network of more than 600,000 online activists is one of the most effective and responsive outlets for democratic participation available today.

This site provides a presence on the World Wide Web for Louisville, KY organizations opposed to war. Currently, there are three participating organizations:
    Citizens Standing Against War (C-SAW)
    Louisville Committee to Stop the War in Iraq (LCSWI)
    Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF)

This site enables visitors to participate in an online, anti-war referendum.

This organization works to organize, inform, and motivate the general population of America toward the goal of questioning and evaluating the current "war on terrorism" in the hopes of finding a rational, effective alternative to the current approach to the problem of global terrorism.

Win Without War is a coalition of 32 national organizations that have joined together to advocate alternatives to war. This coalition offers a mainstream, patriotic voice for engaging opinion makers, activating concerned citizens, and communicating to policymakers and the media.

United Nations


Government Links & Emails

White House
President George W. Bush

Department of State
Secretary of State Colin Powell

United States Senate
US House of Representatives

Additional Peace Organizations

Red = Local/Regional; Orange = National; Green = International

American Friends Service Committee
A Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Believes in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.

American Friends Service Committee--Southeast Region
A Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Believes in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.
Devoted to the cause of non-interventionism and dedicated to building an international opposition to the globalist and interventionist forces.

Buddhist Peace Fellowship
BPF's open-hearted engagement with the world is expressed through expanding programs in the United States and Asia. Through BPF, Buddhists of many different traditions are developing individual and group responses to socially conditioned suffering.

Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq (CASI)
A registered society at the University of Cambridge, CASI was founded in 1997 by students concerned about the humanitarian crisis created by the economic sanctions imposed on Iraq. CASI's exclusive concern is humanitarian: it campaigns for the lifting of the non-military sanctions.

Campus Greens
A national student-based, non-profit organization dedicated to building a broad-based movement for radical democracy on America's high school and college campuses. Works in solidarity with the Ten Key Values of the Green Party and have membership from all sectors of the campus community and all levels of education.

Canadian Centers for Teaching Peace
Strives to bring together all peoples of the world in the promotion of lasting peace. Attempts to enhance cooperation between nations, cultivate goodwill and peaceful understanding among people, and promote human and economic development.

Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Rejects war or the threat of war as the decisive way of exercising power. Works to facilitate the mutual respect and cooperation among nations necessary for peaceful negotiations and to alleviate the causes of war by common action toward economic and social justice.

Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
Supports and promotes individual and collective resistance to war and preparations for war.

Christian Peacemaker Teams
Offers an organized, nonviolent alternative to war and other forms of lethal inter-group conflict. Provides organizational support to persons committed to faith-based nonviolent alternatives in situations where lethal conflict is an immediate reality or is supported by public policy.

Cities for Peace
A rapidly growing effort to persuade city councils and other civic bodies to pass resolutions against a war on Iraq.

Code Pink
Calls on women around the world to rise up and oppose war with Iraq through the use of public education, free speech and nonviolent civil disobedience.

Colorado Campaign for Mid-East Peace
Believes that Palestinians and Israelis have a right to peace and security. Works with the media and other audiences to educate Coloradans about the plight of Palestinians living under Israeli occupation.

Counterpunch anti-war links
A listing of several anti-war Internet links from CouterPunch.

Demonstrations for Peace
Employs peaceful means to create a society that is democratic and free of economic, racial, and sexual oppression through the use of education, demonstrations, lobbying and nonviolent direct action.

Earth to Bush
Anti-war Internet resource links.

End the War
A nation-wide coalition of 140+ peace, justice, student and faith-based organizations united to work for a common cause: Ending the illegal, unjust, and inhumane war being waged against the people of Iraq by member states of the United Nations, led by the United States.

Episcopal Peace Fellowship
Seeks to aid and encourage all Episcopalians to strive for justice and peace among all people and to bear nonviolent witness to Christ's call to peace.

Feminist Peace Network links
Dedicated to building an enduring peace. Devoted to the urgent need of providing shelter, food, education, and safety for women and children in all parts of the world, as well as creating economic conditions to ensure these rights in the future. [opens to site's links page]

An interfaith organization committed to active nonviolence as a transforming way of life and as a means of radical change. Seeks to replace violence, war, racism, and economic injustice with nonviolence, peace, and justice.

Green Dove
Indiana Peace Links
Web Site: Dedicated to being a presence for peace, offering connections to individuals, organizations, resources and current events. [opens to site's links page]

Indiana Peace and Justice Network
Grassroots coalition of Indiana Peace and Justice activists and supporters. Provides a tool for all to share ideas, strategies, and resources.

Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility
A leader of the corporate social responsibility movement. Association of 275 faith-based members that presses companies to be socially and environmentally responsible.

International Action Center
Supports information, activism and resistance to U.S. militarism, war and corporate greed, while linking with struggles against racism and oppression within the United States.

IPB: International Peace Bureau
Proclaims to be the world's oldest and most comprehensive international peace federation, bringing together people working for peace in many different sectors. (some technical problems experienced)

Iraq Peace Team
In the face of recent threats against Iraq, Voices in the Wilderness has initiated an "Iraq Peace Team" plan. Since September 2002, seasoned nonviolent activists have been on the ground in Iraq standing in solidarity with the people of Iraq while at the same time working to prevent a US attack.

Jewish Peace Fellowship
Views the Jewish tradition as a continual calling toward peace, justice and compassion--a tradition whose goal is to bring all people to the consciousness that peace and not war is where people should direct their vision, energy and lives.

Left Links
Anti-war Internet resource links.

Lutheran Peace Fellowship
A community of Lutherans across the U.S. and around the globe, responding to the gospel call to be peacemakers and justice seekers. Founded in 1941, LPF offers a wide range of expertise, encouragement and resources.

Metta Center for Peace Education
Works to inspire and support the study and practice of Nonviolence. By providing resources and other educational activities, empowers people to enliven the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and all those who have blazed a trail to the "beloved community" and a nonviolent future for humanity.

Muslim Peace Fellowship
A gathering of peace and justice-oriented Muslims of all backgrounds who are dedicated to making the beauty of Islam evident in the world.

National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund
A national non-profit organization which advocates US federal legislation enabling conscientious objectors to have their federal income taxes directed to a special fund which could be used for non-military purposes only.

National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee
A coalition of groups from across the U.S. formed to provide information and support to people involved in or considering some form of war tax resistance.

National Youth and Students Peace Coalition
Opposes an open ended war on terrorism and calls for the U.S. to address the root causes of the conflict. Opposes opportunistic legislation sacrificing civil rights, democratic principles, and domestic needs in the name of "anti-terrorism" or "homeland security."

No Blood for Oil Links
Web site: Supports the pro-peace/anti-war movement and adamantly oppose plans to wage unilateral war against Iraq to increase economic, political and military influence over the Middle East and its oil resources. [opens to site's links page]
Web site: Source for news and commentary on peace and nonviolence.

Nonviolence International
Assists individuals, organizations, and governments striving to utilize nonviolent methods to bring about changes reflecting the values of justice and human development on personal, social, economic, and political levels.

Nonviolent Peaceforce
The mission of the Nonviolent Peaceforce is to build a trained, international civilian peaceforce committed to third-party nonviolent intervention.
Web site: Anti-war web log ("blog").

Orthodox Peace Fellowship
An association of Orthodox Christians belonging to different nations and jurisdictions trying to live the peace of Christ in day-to-day life, including situations of division and conflict.

Peace Action
The merger of SANE and The Freeze, Peace Action has effectively mobilized for peace and disarmament for over forty years. Peace Action believes that every person has the right to live without the threat of nuclear weapons and that war is not a suitable response to conflict.

Peace Brigades International
A non-governmental organization (NGO) which protects human rights and promotes nonviolent transformation of conflicts; Sends teams of volunteers into areas of repression and conflict to document abuse and deter violence.

Peace Church
Web site: Designed to provide a platform for discussion, to encourage the dissemination of ideas and concepts, and to become a powerful communications tool for the Every Church A Peace Church concept.

Web site: E-magazine dedicated to promoting peace in South Asia. Supports the idea of a peaceful, strong and prosperous South Asia where bigotry gives way to tolerance and where brotherhood replaces mistrust.

Peaceful Tomorrows
An advocacy organization founded by family members of September 11th victims. Its mission is to seek effective nonviolent responses to terrorism, and identify a commonality with all people similarly affected by violence throughout the world.

Physicians for Social Responsibility
Strives to eliminate nuclear weapons and address the public health and environmental legacy of nuclear weapons production and testing.

Positive Futures Network/Yes!
An independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting people's active engagement in creating a just, sustainable, and compassionate world. [link opens to the resource guide of the organization's web magazine: Yes! A Journal of Positive Futures]

Psychologists for Social Responsibility
Uses psychological knowledge and skills to promote peace with social justice at the community, national and international levels.

Resources for Peace
Web page: Offers several peace resources, including more than 150 Internet links to peace and social justice groups.

Sound Nonviolent Opponents of War
A coalition of 71+ organizations dedicated to nonviolence, human rights, economic justice and the elimination of weapons of mass destruction.

Stop the War
UK-based organization dedicated to stopping war, ending racial backlash and defending civil liberties.

Tikkun magazine identifies itself as "a liberal alternative to the voices of Jewish conservatism" and "a spiritual alternative to the voices of materialism and selfishness in Western society." It provides a space for both affiliated and non-affiliated Jews who seek to renew their Judaism, and a space for Jews and non-Jews alike to shape a politics out of spiritual values.

United for Peace
A national campaign that brings together a broad range of organizations throughout the United States to help coordinate our work against a U.S. war on Iraq. Welcomes the participation of any and all national, regional and local groups who share their goal and wish to work with others.

Veterans Against the Iraq War
Opposes all of the Bush Administration's pre-emptive and unilateral military and diplomatic activities geared towards provoking or initiating a military conflict with Iraq.

Veterans for Common Sense
An organization of veterans who wish to inject the factor of common sense into debates over war and policy in America.

Veterans for Peace
A non-profit educational and humanitarian organization dedicated to the abolishment of war. VFP was founded in 1985 by ex-service members committed to sharing the horrors they experienced.

Vietnam Veterans Against War
A national veterans' organization founded to voice the growing opposition among returning servicemen and women to war.

Volunteers For Peace
A Vermont non-profit membership corporation which has been coordinating International Workcamps since 1982. A member of the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS) at UNESCO and works in cooperation with Service Civil International (SCI), the Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organizations, and the International Youth Action for Peace (YAP).

War Resisters' League
Employs peaceful means to create a society that is democratic and free of economic, racial, and sexual oppression through the use of education, demonstrations, lobbying and nonviolent direct action.

War Times
Web site for an initiative that aspires to become a free, mass produced, biweekly, and nationally distributed tabloid-sized newspaper and a valuable outreach and education tool for organizers in the peace and justice movement.

Washington Peace Center
Strives to strategically link local organizing for economic and social justice to national and international struggles toward establishing structures and relationships that are nonviolent, non-hierarchical, humane and just.

Witness for Peace
A politically independent, grassroots organization committed to nonviolence and led by faith and conscience. Its mission is to support peace, justice and sustainable economies in the Americas by changing US policies and corporate practices which contribute to poverty and oppression.

Women In Black
An international peace network, Women In Black New York stand in silent vigil to protest war, rape as a tool of war, ethnic cleansing and human rights abuses all over the world.

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
Works to achieve through peaceful means world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, an end to all forms of violence, and to establish those political, social, and psychological conditions which can assure peace, freedom, and justice for all.

Youth Ambassadors for Peace
Launched by the Kids Can Free The Children organization, this initiative's mission is to use education, advocacy, and action campaigns to mobilize the youth of the world to build a "Children-to-Children Network" on the issue of war-affected children.