Society Activism in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Society Activism

38 Degrees

An independent not-for profit organisation set up to campaign on a range of issues, both local and national, to bring about real change. Includes a guide to current campaigns, and how to get involved.

Anthony Rae

Fulltime volunteer environmental campaigner describes his current and past portfolio of activity.

Campaign Central

Providing resources and know how dedicated to helping campaigners run effective and lawful campaigns that further charitable purposes.

First Amendment Project

A non-profit organisation providing free legal services on matters relating to free speech and free press.

Green & Black Cross

An independent grassroots project set up to provide legal and practical support for protests against the government's spending cuts; includes contacts, news, and resources.

The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination

A group of activists who communicate through a range of art forms and events. Includes a profile, blog, and contacts.

Legal Defence And Monitoring Group

Established to monitor police behaviour on demonstrations and pickets, and provide legal support to demonstrators; includes resources and documents, news, and contacts.

mySociety

Developers of a number of web-based projects to help people become more powerful in the civic and/or democratic parts of their lives; provides links to their current projects and websites, how to get involved, and contacts.

NoTo Mob

Campaign Group dedicated to regaining the voice of the Individual. Includes their back ground, aims, videos and a forum. https://www.facebook.com/NoToMob

Sheila McKechnie Foundation

Set up in memory of Dame Sheila McKechnie to help campaigners create positive and lasting social change; provides a profile, with details of awards, events and workshops, and resources on good practice.

Student Hubs -

Aims to connect students with activism and causes in their local area; includes event listings and a section on ethical careers. https://www.facebook.com/StudentHubs studenthubs

UK Indymedia -

A network of individuals, media activists and organizations that offer grass roots coverage of social and political issues.

WIMPS (Where is My Public Servant?)

A project and website run by and for young people in Northern Ireland to support and promote their involvement in the civic life of their communities and in wider society and global issues. http://www.facebook.com/wimpstv wimps

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