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Military Budget and Alternative Budgets

National Priorities Project

The National Priorities Project (NPP) offers citizen and community groups tools and resources to shape federal budget and policy priorities which promote social and economic justice. NPP is a nonpartisan and nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization


Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND)

WAND empowers women to act politically to reduce violence and militarism, and redirect excessive military resources toward unmet human and environmental needs.


Military Recruitment

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Youth and Militarism Program

AFSC Youth and Militarism Program aims to halt the growing influence of the military in U.S. schools and to help students and educators work for peace and better education in their communities. They also support those who refuse to participate in militarism and work to expand every person's right to walk away from war and violence.


Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors

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


Committee Opposed to Militarism and the Draft

COMD is an anti-militarism organization that also challenges the institution of the military, its effect on society, its budget, its role abroad and at home, and the racism, sexism and homophobia that are inherent in the armed forces and Selective Service System.


Military Toxics and Environmental Contamination

Arc Ecology

Arc Ecology is a grassroots organization for peace, environmental responsibility, a compassionate economy, and a just society in the San Francisco Bay Area, across the nation, and around the world


Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity

FACES is an intergenerational organization that works for environmental justice within communities in the United States and in the Philippines, and builds partnerships through advocacy, education, service, and organizing.


Military Toxics Project, networking for environmental justice

The Military Toxics Project (MTP) is a national non-profit network of neighborhood, veterans', Indigenous, peace, environmental, and other organizations representing people affected by military contamination and pollution. We work with community leaders to help them act and speak for themselves.


US Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy in Focus

Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) is a think tank for research, analysis, and action that brings together scholars, advocates, and activists who strive to make the United States a more responsible global partner.


Japan Policy Research Institute


Women and Militarism

Global Women’s Strike

Global Women's Strike have been campaigning to get RECOGNITION and WAGES for all the unwaged work women do, as well as for PAY EQUITY-- these are JOINT LEVERS against women's poverty, exploitation and discrimination of every kind.


Miles Foundation
(domestic violence in military families)

The Miles Foundation is a private, non-profit organization providing comprehensive services to victims of violence associated with the military; furnishing professional education and training to civilian community-based service providers and military personnel; conducting research; serving as a resource center for policymakers, advocates, journalists, scholars, researchers and students; and serving to ensure that public policy is well-informed and constructive.


Women of Color Resource Center

Women of Color Resource Center promotes the political, economic, social and cultural well being of women and girls of color in the United States.


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.



GABRIELA Network (GABNet) is a US-based multi-racial women's solidarity mass organization. We work with GABRIELA Philippines, a national alliance of more than 200 women's organizations. We work on issues that impact women of Philippines ancestry, but which have their roots in the decisions made in the United States.


Women in Black

Women in Black is an international peace network. Women in Black is not an organization, but a means of mobilization and a formula for action.


Women's Action for New Directions

WAND empowers women to act politically to reduce violence and militarism, and redirect excessive military resources toward unmet human and environmental needs.


Code Pink

CODEPINK is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the war in Iraq, stop new wars, and redirect our resources into healthcare, education and other life-affirming activities.


Violence Against Women in War Net-Japan

VAWW-NET Japan was formed in 1998 with the conviction that "in order to eliminate violence against women in war and armed conflicts, women at the global and national levels are seeking to build a non-militarized world by bearing the responsibility of creating a peace that is based on the perspective of women's human rights."



American Friends Service Committee

The American Friends Service Committee is a practical expression of the faith of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Committed to the principles of nonviolence and justice, it seeks in its work and witness to draw on the transforming power of love, human and divine.


Gold Star Families for Peace

Families of soldiers who have died as a result of war (primarily, but not limited to the invasion/occupation of Iraq) organizing to bring our country’s sons and daughters home from Iraq, to minimize the “human cost” of this war, and to prevent other families from the pain we are feeling as the result of our losses.


Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

The task of our Institute is to conduct research on questions of conflict and cooperation of importance for international peace and security, with the aim of contributing to an understanding of the conditions for peaceful solutions of international conflicts and for a stable peace.


War Resisters League

War Resisters League believes war is a crime against humanity and use peaceful means to create a society that is democratic, free of economic, racial, and sexual oppression.


Groups working on related issues

South Korea

SAFE Korea


Seoul Together Center

" Seoul Together Project" is initiated by the Seoul Metropolitan Government which provides support and rehabilitation services for victims of sex trafficking, who are mostly women in prostitution.


Women Making Peace



Women’s Education, Development, Productivity and Research Organization (WEDPRO)

WEDPRO works towards creating and providing an empowering environment for women as it influences development that is gender-responsive and rights-based in a national, regional and global setting of solidarity to advance gender equality and social equity.


Ing Makababaying Aksyon(IMA) Foundation

www.ima.org.ph (disconnected?)

Amerasian Foundation

Amerasian Foundation's (AF) mission is to help develop an "Amerasian Voice" for ALL Amerasians in the U.S. and Asia. The AF aims to achieve its mission by collaborating with other groups and organizations around the world that currently serve Amerasians in effort to unite ALL Amerasians by:


USA Bound

USA Bound help Amerasians find their American fathers, and also to help American fathers search for their son(s)/daughter(s) in the Philippines.


Coaliton Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) - Asia Pacific

The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women is an international network of feminist groups, organizations and individuals fighting the sexual exploitation of women globally. Sexual exploitation --especially prostitution and trafficking-- violates women's human rights and is a severe form of discrimination.



Asia-Japan Women's Resource Center

AJWRC works for democratic Japanese society based on respect for human rights and gender equality, and for fair and sustainable global society.


Japan Coalition on the U.S. Military Bases



Environmental Assesment Watch Group for the Dugons in Okinawa

Okinawa Dugon Kankyo Assesment Kanshidan, 沖縄ジュゴン環境アセスメント監視団


Okinawa Peace Network –Los Angeles

The Okinawa Peace Network - Los Angeles (OPN - LA) is a network of individuals and organizations working in solidarity with the people of Okinawa (including the other Ryukyu Islands) in their struggle to remove the U.S. military presence from Okinawa and dismantle militarism worldwide.


PueRto Rico

Institute for Latino Empowerment (ILE)

www.institutolatino.org (disconnected?)

Proyecto Caribeño de Justicia y Paz (Caribbean Project for Justice and Peace)


Madres Contra la Guerra (Mothers Against the War)


Coalición Ciudadana contra el Militarismo (Citizen's Coalition against Militarism)


Comité Pro Rescate y Desarrollo de Vieques (Committee for the Rescue and Development of Vieques)


Alianza para el Desarrollo de Ceiba--APRODEC (Alliance for Development of Ceiba, a community alliance fighting against government speculation and remilitarization of the just-closed Roosevelt Roads Navy base in Puerto Rico. Contains much information about base closures



Malu 'Aina Farm, Center for Non-Violent Education and Action

A Center for Non-Violent Education and Action located ten miles south of the city of Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii. A spiritual community based on peace, justice and sustainable organic farming.


DMZ Hawaii/ Aloha Aina


American Friends Service Committee・Hawaii

AFSC work in Hawai'i began in 1942 with a program of service to Japanese residents suffering persecution after the Pearl Harbor bombing. Friends' opposition to the Vietnam War led to initiation of the present program in 1968. The Hawai'i Program offers grassroots, social analysis-based economic workshops. Advocacy work is initiated by others and focuses almost exclusively on state public policy affecting "welfare."


Army Transformation Environmental Impact Statement

This is a site dedicated to informing the public about the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Army Transformation of the 2nd Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division (Light) to a Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT).



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