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Here are some national or international-scale solarpunk-adjacent organisations worth working with or donating to.

Environmental activism

  • Extinction Rebellion (on Sunbeam City @ExtinctionR) - Nonviolent action in response to the urgent threat of climate change. Find a local movement.
  • Earth Strike (on Sunbeam City @EarthStrikeInt) - The world's first global general strike. Planned for September 27th 2019, it demands immediate action on climate change.
  • Rising Tide: North America/United Kingdom/Australia/Ecuador/Finland - Occupations and blockades, among other actions, to oppose fossil fuels and protect the environment.
  • Demand Utopia! - A libertarian municipalist organisation which opposes fascism, takes direct action, and fights for liberation and the environment.
  • Green Anti-Capitalist Front - An alliance united by a belief that capitalism is one of the core causes of the environmental crisis threatening us all, and that if we do not act soon the costs of that crisis will fall on the poor and powerless.

Community building

  • Transition Network - Neighbourhood-level organising, projects, and development of resources (such as Repair Cafes, community gardens,and makerspaces) to build sustainable circular economies.
  • Buy Nothing Project - Share your resources and your skills with your neighbours, with the ultimate goal being to buy nothing.
  • Symbiosis - A network of community organizations across North America, building a democratic and ecological society from the ground up. Symbiosis is fighting for a better world by creating institutions of participatory democracy and the solidarity economy through community organizing, neighborhood by neighborhood, city by city.
  • Shareable - A nonprofit that works to build the “sharing economy” and support common ownership by producing news and resources, as well as mapping out Sharing Cities and similar initiatives across the globe.
  • Falling Fruit - Plant fruit trees and other edible plants in urban environments to help end food insecurity.
  • Little Free Pantries - Build (or contribute to) a common box of nonperishable foods by the side of the road to combat food insecurity.
  • Food Not Lawns - Share skills, labour, and resources to promote urban farming.
  • Communitere - A non-profit that builds makerspaces and provides other resources to promote independence and resilience in underserved, exploited, or disaster-struck areas.
  • Project Entropy - An in-development initiative to build a traveling solarpunk makerspace on a boat and develop various open source designs as decided democratically by its community.

Collective bargaining

Mutual aid

Racial justice

Online activism

  • Peng - Hacking/art activism.
  • Framasoft - Education, publishing, and internet privacy.
  • heropunch - Hacktivism and software/hardware development for a better future.
organisations.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/29 00:25 by socalledunitedstates