LINKS TO ACTIVIST ORGANIZATIONS

This page contains links to activist organizations that have participated in past AHS annual meetings or have other connections to AHS. It is intended as a resource for AHS members and visitors to the website. 

The New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice is dedicated to organizing workers across race and industry to build the power and participation of workers and communities. NOWCRJ organizes day laborers, guestworkers, and homeless residents to build a movement for dignity and rights in the post-Katrina landscape.

This Week in Sociology: Connecting your Classroom to the World is an on-line publication of timely articles presented through a sociological lens.  The website is edited by long-time AHS member and past president, Corey Dolgan.

The Transformative Studies Institute fosters interdisciplinary research that will bridge multidisciplinary theory with activism in order to encourage community involvement that will attempt to alleviate social problems.

For the past 40 years, Community Change has engaged in antiracist organizing in the metropolitan Boston area. Throughout its existence, Community Change has maintained a clear focus on systemic racism in its social justice advocacy, educational programs, and antiracist training.

Equality Florida is a statewide education and advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating discrimination based on sexual orientation, race, gender and class. The organization reaches over 50,000 Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Supportive (GLBTS) households in Florida, making it one of largest civil rights groups working at the state level.

Sociologists without Borders/Socíologos Sin Fronteras (SSF) was founded in Spain in 2001, and in the United States in 2002, as a transnational association of sociologists committed to the following principles: that all people have equal rights to political freedoms and legal protections, to socioeconomic security, to self-determination, and to their personality. That is, old or young, regardless of where they live, their faith, and whether they are male or female, gay or straight, and regardless of their skin color they have the same universal rights, including their rights to their own particular cultures. SSF also promotes an understanding that collective goods, including a sustainable environment, cannot be privatized.

 

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