Sonoma County Peace and Justice Groups

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Alternatives to Violence – Presents experiential workshops in personal growth in the community and prisons. 545-1798

American Civil Liberties Union – Defends individual rights and liberties. 765-5005, aclusonoma.org

Comite VIDAS – Formerly the Committee for Immigrant's Rights. Educates and mobilizes Sonoma County Residents about issues affecting immigrants, provides legal services. (707) 523-1740

Daily Acts – Offers sustainable solutions rooted in the power of inspired daily actions. 789-9664, dailyacts.org

Dorothy Day Working Group Organizes around issues of homelessness and mental illness.

Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) – Supports Central American issues. 528-8038

Graton Day Labor Center Organizes with day laborers and domestic workers in west Sonoma County for the advancement and protection of their rights as workers, as immigrants, and as members of our community. Website

Green Sangha – Spiritually engaged environmental action. email

Healdsburg Peace Project – Peace and social justice action group in Healdsburg. 431-1129, healdsburgpeaceproject.org

Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez Organizations and individuals working together to achieve justice for the killing of Andy Lopez Website

KBBF Radio Nation's first bilingual community radio station, founded over 40 years ago.Website

KWTF Radio – Community radio from Santa Rosa and western Sonoma County. kwtf-radio.org (707) 681-5983

Listening for a Change – Programs support listening and oral history to create a caring community. 578-5420, listeningforachange.org

MEChA de Sonoma – Student group that focuses on issues affecting the Chicano/Latino community. (800) 397-1586, email

MOVES-Minimizing Occurrences of Violence in Everyday Society – Stresses nonviolence as the answer to society’s violence. 524-1900

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) – Seeks to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 542-2522

National Women’s History Project – coordinates observances of Women’s History month around the country. 636-2888, nwhp@aol.com

National Union of Healthcare Workers – Healthcare workers union. 495-9794

North Bay Jobs with Justice – Coalition endorsed by over sixty labor, religious, and community-based organizations in the North Bay. Seeks to win approval of living wage ordinances in the cities and county of Sonoma. The Peace and Justice Center fiscally sponsors NBJwJ as well as participating on their Executive and Steering committees. 623-7395, email, livingwagesonoma.org

North Bay Organizing Project – a regional faith and values based peoples’ organization, 318-2818 Website

North Coast Coalition for Palestine Support – Brings greater awareness to the plight of the Palestinian people and works to end U.S. military support for Israel. 575-8902

NOW of Sonoma County – local chapter of the National Organization for Women - 545-5036

Occupy Petaluma Begun to support Occupy Wall Street, a leaderful resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and political persuasions. The one thing we all have in common is that We Are The 99% that will no longer tolerate greed and corruption. Website

Occupy Sonoma County Occupy Sonoma County embraces the egalitarian, deep democracy principles of the Occupy Movement with a regional strategy for effectively organizing county-wide social justice campaigns that are globally relevant. Website

Operating Engineers Local 3 – Operating Engineers Local 3 represents the interests of people who build and protect. Most of our members work as heavy equipment operators and construction workers, but we also represent public employees, such as maintenance workers and police officers. Website

Peace Alliance – Mission is to campaign for a cabinet-level US Department of Peace. 838-8647, email, thepeacealliance.org

Peace Roots Alliance – Pairs veterans with farmers to get employment, makes and sends quilts to children in war torn countries. 765-0196, farmsnotarms.org

Petaluma Progressives – Grassroots, political education and action group in Petaluma. 763-8134, email

Police Accountability Clinic & Helpline – Collects, organizes and catalogues information on allegations of police abuse. 542-7224, pachline.org

Praxis Peace Institute – Peace Education organization, 939-2973, praxispeace.org

Project Censored – Publishes the top 25 most censored news stories each year. 664-3182, email, projectcensored.org

Service Employees International Union - SEIU Local 1021 – SEIU Local 1021 represents over 54,000 employees in local governments, non-profit agencies, health care programs and schools throughout Northern California. Website

Sonoma County Alliance for Medical Marijuana – Advocacy group for the legal medicinal use of marijuana. 522-0292, samm.net

Sonoma Valley Peace & Justice – Peace and social justice group for Sonoma Valley. email

Teamsters Local 665 – Founded in 1903, the Teamsters mission is to organize and educate workers towards a higher standard of living. Website

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Local 8 – UFCW 8-Golden State is dedicated to maintaining, improving and enforcing collective bargaining agreements. Website

United Nations Association – Builds public understanding and support for the United Nations. 539-9416

UniteHERE! Local 2850 – Local 2850 represents workers in hotels, airport concessions, gaming, and food service. From Concord to Oakland, Petaluma to Berkeley, we’re a fighting union dedicated to raising standards in our industries and demand respect on the job. Website

Veterans for Peace – Organization of vets working together for peace and justice through nonviolence. www.veteransforpeace.org 707-536-6002

Women in Black – Women who stand in silent vigil to protest war and human rights abuses. 875-2857

 

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