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Making Changes ...Community Action

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

“It Gets Better” Video
That’s the message expressed by the many videos here that speak directly to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and queer youth who are experiencing homophobic bullying – especially those who are considering suicide.


Breaking Silence

Silence Speaks - International digital story projects for healing, transformation, and justice.

Hidden Voices offers diverse groups the opportunity to express their stories in different formats

Shooting Back gives poor children in the U.S. a chance to take their photos of their own reality and Zoom Uganda offers children orphaned by aids a chance to tell their own stories.

The Voices and Faces Project was created for survivors of sexual abuse who have rejected shame, invisibility and silence.

20 things to do to change a culture of rape

Springtide Resources - Canadians organizing to stop all forms of violence in diverse communities

Old Fat Naked Women for Peace prove that activism can be fun and creative

The Centre for Research and Education on Violence against Women and Children - Community Centred action Research on Violence against Women and Children

The Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) is a not-for-profit, community-based organization based in Toronto, Canada that works to prevent violence against women, youth, and children.

Some guiding principles for people working against men's violence against women

One Man Can Campaign in South Africa revolves around the idea that each one of us has a role to play in creating a better, more equitable and more just world.

Raising Voices is a small, results-oriented organization based in Kampala, Uganda. It is recognized regionally and internationally as a pioneer in preventative approaches.

The Icarus Project envisions a new culture and language that resonates with actual experiences of extreme states of consciousness and creates a network of people living with the dangerous gifts that are commonly labelled as bipolar or related 'mental illness.'

Mouth Magazine: Voice of the Disability Nation - A bi-monthly magazine, usually only in print, but here's an online sample.

Ragged Edge Magazine - Originally Disability Rag – now online as Ragged Edge - full of strong activist articles.

Centre for the Study and Prevention of Violence A database (U.S. based resource)

VAWnet - National Online Resource Centre (U.S. based resource)

National Organization for Women and Violence Against Women (U.S. based resource)

Incite! Women of color against violence (U.S. based resource)


Preventing workplace violence

Feeling safe in the workplace

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