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Annotated Resource Pages

Continuum of Action

Parish Best Practices
A beginning list of social justice programs and actions

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Economics -
Catholic Teaching on Economic Life (US Bishops' Conference)
Bank On Seattle-King County - helps Seattle area residents without a bank account find affordable financial services
Center for Responsible Lending
Resilience Circles
Global Exchange
Global Rich List
Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy
International Monetary Fund
Microcredit Links
Mind the Gap
Oxfam America and its new Even It Up Campaign: Extreme Inequality and Poverty
Responsible Shopper
The Story of Stuff
World Bank

Ecumenical
Associated Ministries

The Church Council of Greater Seattle
Church Women United
Ecumenical Advocacy Days

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon - an association of 17 Christian denominations across Oregon that work together for unity & justice
Faith Action Network

Environment
IPJC's Annotated Climate Change Links
IPJC's Annotated Water Links
IPJC's Justice Journal Issue on Alternative Energy
IPJC's Green Giving for the Greater Good - a list of environmental ideas for green gifts of every occasion

Bonneville Environmental Foundation - promotes the use/supply of renewable energy
Center for Environmental Law & Policy - Clean, Flowing Waters for Washington
Center of Health Environment & Justice - provides organizing and technical assistance to grassroots community groups in the environmental health and justice movement
Conservation Northwest - Keeping the Northwest Wild
The National Religious Partnership for the Environment
Earth as Our Home - PDF reflection booklet: a project of Catholic Sisters for a Healthy Earth.
Earth Charter
- a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society. Good resources and PowerPoint presentations for download.
EarthJustice - Because the Earth needs a good lawyer
EarthTrends - Environmental Information from the World Resources Institute
Eco-Spirituality Resources - Advent in the New Universe Story and Creation Covenant: Lenten Reflections

EMagazine - Online Home of the E/The Environmental Magazine
Environmental Defense (Fund)
Environmental News Network

Environmental Working Group Skin Deep Cosmetics Data Base
Friends of the Earth
Global Education Associates
Grist Magazine - Environmental News & Commentary Issues
Mercury Policy Project
NWCRI Energy & Environment Resources
Nuclear Information and Resource Service
Recycling—Earth911.org & 21 Things You Didn't Know You Can Recycle

Rural Advancement Foundation International
Saving Money & the Environment: A Kid's Guide to Recycling

Sightline - Cascadia's Sustainable Think Tank
Snake River Alliance - Idaho's Nuclear Watchdog
Sustainable Northwest - Promoting Environmentally Sound Economic Development
The Wilderness Society
Union of Concerned Scientists
United Nations Environment Programe
Worldwatch Institute

Environment—Faith-Based
Creation Justice Ministries
Eco-Justice Ministries

Earth Ministry
Evangelical Environmental Network

GreenFaith
Interfaith Network for Earth Concerns—a program of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia Environmental Audit
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Environmental Justice Program
The Web of Creation

Environment—Food Safety
American Community Gardening Association
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Green Thumb Project
Seattle Tilth
Organic Consumers Association
The Food Alliance
US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Vegetarian Resource Group
Pesticide Education Center (formerly NW Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides)
Pesticide Action Network North America

Environment—Fracking
Catholic Climate Covenant
Creation Justice Ministries
EarthJustice—Fracking Gone Wrong: Finding Another Way
Environmental Working Group Fracking Resources
Food & Water Watch Fracking Information
Gasland—Anti-Fracking Documentary

FrackAction
Hydraulic Fracturing: Education and Analysis (IPJC RESOURCE)
ICCR Extracting the Facts: An Investor Guide to Disclosing Risks from Hydraulic Fracturing
Jews Against Hydrofracking
NWCRI Energy & Environment Page
Science, Democracy, & Fracking: A Guide for Community Residents & Policy Makers Facing Decisions over Hydraulic Fracturing

Shale Bubble

Environment—Genetically Modified Organisms
Council for Responsible Genetics
The True Food Network

Environment—Toxics
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
Earth 911  

Green America: National Green Pages—Directory of products and services for people and the planet
Health Care Without Harm
Healthy Stuff—Researching toxics in Toys, Apparel, Pet/Car/Home Improvement Products
Household Cleaners (Women’s Voices for the Earth)
The National Coalition for Pesticide-Free Lawns
Skin Deep Cosmetics/Hygiene Products Database
Washington Toxics Coalition


Heal Your Home: The Case for Precaution (Article)
The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens our Health & Well-Being, Nena Baker, 2008 (Book)

Fair Trade
Cafe Mam
Ethical Consumer
Equal Exchange
Fair Trade Federation

IPCJ Sweatshop Resources

Faith Based Justice & Peace
American Friends Service Committee
Call To Action
Catholic Peace Fellowship
Center of Concern

Development and Peace
Eighth Day Center for Justice
Fellowship of Reconciliation
Interfaith Alliance

Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns
Murphy Initiative
National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program
Parish Best Practices - IPJC List
Pax Christi USA
Project Ploughshares - Canada's ecumenical peace coalition
Quixote Center
Twomey Center for Peace through Justice (Loyola Univ. New Orleans)

Faithful Citizenship
IPJC Annotated Faithful Citizenship Resource Page

NETWORK: A Catholic Social Justice Lobby
US Conference of Catholic Bishops - Faithful Citizenship

General
Caritas International - a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service organizations
CPN - Civic Practices Network is a collaborative, nonpartisan project bringing practical tools for public problem solving into community and institutional settings across America.
Faith in Public Life - A resource Center for Justice and the Common Good
Syracuse Cultural Workers

Grassroots.org

Global Commons
Commons Magazine
Global Oneness Project
Pangea Day
Global Community Initiatives
Coalition for the Global Commons
Wiser Earth
WorldShift Network
World Commission of Global Consciousness and Spirituality

Global Economy and Public Policy
IPJC Sweatshop Resource Page
Center for Economic and Social Justice
Center for a New American Dream - live consciously, buy wisely
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Co-op America
CorpWatch
Development & Peace
Dollars & Sense Magazine
Economic Policy Institute
Jubilee USA Network
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Public Citizen
United Nations Development Programme

Global Warming
See Climate Change

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