Organizations Working for 
Societal Transformation

Activists for Peace -

Swedish volunteer organization working on popular education and sharing information and resources on peace, peaceful conflict resolution, and investment for social justice and the environment.

Answer Coalition -

U.S.-based group committed to Act Now to End War and End Racism.

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact -

Regional organization committed to promoting and defending indigenous peoples' rights, as well as building cooperation and solidarity of indigenous movements in Asia.

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development -

Network of feminist organizations and individual activists in Asia Pacific working on women's human rights and development justice.

Beloved Economies -

Collaboration of over 100 U.S. groups developing research, learning and content and dedicated to social and economic justice, values-aligned businesses, and alternative economics researchers and practitioners.

Beyond Development -

A global working group focused on the intersections and entanglements of class, race, gender, caste, coloniality and predatory relations with Nature.

Black Lives Matter

A global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.

Black Women Radicals -

A Black feminist advocacy organization dedicated to uplifting and cultivating Black women’s and gender non-conforming and non-binary people’s radical political activism around the world.

Center for Economic and Social Rights -

"an international nongovernmental organization that fights poverty and inequality by advancing human rights as guiding principles of social and economic justice"

Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity -

Research organization with UK funding to develop research and thinking on alternative conceptualization of prosperity in a post-growth world.

Data for Progress -

"We are a multidisciplinary group of experts using state-of-the-art techniques in data science to support progressive activists and causes."

The Democracy Collaborative -

U.S.-based research and development lab to help transform U.S. political economy, with a central focus on transforming ownership and redesigning institutions.

Democratizing Work -

A group of more than 6,000 signers from all over the world committed to democratizing work and sustaining life on this planet.

Focus on the Global South -

Organization focusing on Southeast Asia and India that supports deglobalization, progressive grassroots activism, and alternative development practices such as the commons.

Friends of the MST -

This is the official English-language website of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement, with consant updates about their educational and social struggle and other political developments in Brazil.

Gesturing Towards Decolonial Futures -

An arts/research collective that is engaging in pedagogical experiments and practice to unlearn modern-colonial habits of being.

Global Dialogue for Systemic Change -

The aim of the Global Dialogue for Systemic Change is to create stronger links among activist groups and social movements enabling them to share analysis, experiences, ideas and alternatives, in the face of growing health, social, economic, political and environmental crises.

Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights -

A human rights organisation that has been very activein addressing privatisation of various public services, in particular education, health, and water, and demanding a public alternative that is sustainable and can respond to the climate emergency.

Global Tapestry of Alternatives -

An initiative to build bridges and alliances between networks of radical alternatives to our capitalist, patriarchal, racist, statist and anthropocentric dominant regime.

INCITE! -

US network of radical feminists of color organizing to end state violence and violence in our homes and communities.

Interreligious Foundation for Community Organizing -

IFCO is a multi-issue, national ecumenical agency, which has assisted hundreds of community organizations and public policy groups to advance the struggles of oppressed people for justice and self-determination. It is also the home base for Pastors for Peace, an initiave in solidarity with Cuba including organizing Caravans to challenge the U.S.'s blockade.

JASS (Just Associates) -

Global women-led human rights network supporting feminist grassroots organizing, popular education, and local-to-global solidarity.

Left Roots -

National formation of Left social movement organizers and activists who want to connect grassroots struggles to a strategy to win liberation for all people and the planet (led by people of color).

National Educators United -

National Educators United is a grassroots group of educators and allied stakeholders organized to achieve its vision of racial equity, social justice, fully funded pro-public education through a variety of actions.

National Network on Cuba -

Network of U.S.-based organizations that seek to change Cuba policy of the U.S. government.

New Economy -

The New Economy Coalition is a membership-based network representing the solidarity economy movement in the United States.

Next System Project -

An initiative aimed at systemic solutions to systemic crises -- including econocmic inequality, racial injustice, and climate change -- mostly oriented to the U.S. but some international work.

No One Is Illegal -

A loose migrant justice movement mainly operating in Canada and the UK that is rooted in anticolonial, anti-capitalist, ecological justice, Indigenous self-determination, anti-occupation & anti-oppressive communities.

Pathways to a People's Economy -

Promotes worker-owned businesses, community controlled housing, a financial system that puts people over profits, and regenerative economies that ensure that people and the planet are thriving.

People's Action Institute -

Founded in 2016 to ignite a movement that captures the rising demand for change in U.S. society.

People's Strike! -

Broad resistance movement of workers, community, and political organizations demanding action against for-profit forces and corrupt governments in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.

Pivot to Peace -

Concerned Americans who have come together in opposition to the dramatically increasing drive toward confrontation between the United States and China.

Post Carbon Institute -

US think tank working toward resilient and re-localized communities through providing the resources needed to understand interrelated ecological, economic, energy, and equity crises.

Progressive International -

Global effort to unite, organise, and mobilize progressive forces behind a shared vision of a world transformed.

Public Services International -

The Global Union Federation of Workers in Public Services.

Radical Ecological Democracy -

Global network of individuals thinking together on alternatives based on the 'Radical Ecological Democracy' framework of human wellbeing.

Sunrise Movement -

U.S.-based youth movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.

Sustainability Advantage -

Blog by business expert on selling the idea of sustainability to corporations.

Symbiosis -

Network of organizations focused on direct democracy, anti-hierarchy, ecology, and solidarity economy.

Third World Network -

International network of organizations from the South seeking to highlight the needs and rights of peoples in the South, fair distribution of world resources, and ecologically sustainable and just development.

Transnational Institute

An international research and advocacy institute committed to building a just, democratic and sustainable planet.

United Frontline Table - A People's Orientation to a Regenerative Economy -

Strategy document of coalition of 64 organizations.

UPROSE -

Intergenerational, women-of-color-led climate organizations that also focuses on challenging racism.

WEAll - Wellbeing Economy Alliance -

WEAll is a collaboration of organisations, alliances, movements and individuals working together to transform the economic system into one that delivers human and ecological well-being.