[Last update: 25 January 2008]

Progressive and Activist Organizations in Austin, TX

  • Accion Zapatista (AZ)
    312 East 43rd Street, #203
    Austin, TX 78751
    Phone: 512 302-9547 
    Contact:  nzaustin AT hotmail DOT com
    listserv: accion-zapatista AT mcfeeley DOT cc DOT utexas DOT edu

  • Action for Abortion Rights
    pro-choice group based at UT
    (512) 454-3953 
    Contact: jcancer25 AT mail DOT utexas DOT edu [Jenny]

  • Action for Animals
    PO Box 17702
    Austin, TX 78760
    (512) 416-1617
    Contact:  afa (at) ccsi.com

  • ACLU of Texas
    PO Box 3629
    Austin, TX 78709-0836
    (512) 441-0077
    info AT aclutx DOT org

  • ACLU's Student Chapter
    acluatut AT hotmail DOT com

  • ADAPT of Texas (American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today)
    Disability rights and affordable housing
    1339 Lamar Square Dr. #101
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 442-0252
    adapt AT adapt DOT org

  • allgo a statewide queer people of color organization in Texas
    701 Tillery St.
    Box 4 
    Austin, TX 78702
    (512) 472-2001 
    512.385.2970 FAX
    allgo -at- allgo.org

  • Alliance for a Clean Texas
    A feminist sorority to promote women in the arts, advance political awareness, heighten self-awareness, encourage volunteerism, and establish a firm set of feminist beliefs.
    (512) 477-1729
    erinrogers1 AT earthlink DOT net

  • Alliance for a Feminist Option
    A feminist sorority to promote women in the arts, advance political awareness, heighten self-awareness, encourage volunteerism, and establish a firm set of feminist beliefs.
    feministoption AT yahoo DOT com
    Listserv: http://ethernet.org/mailman/listinfo/afo to subscribe

  • Alliance for Media Reform
    willis AT mail DOT utexas DOT edu

  • American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)
    Civil rights for people of Arab descent. Promotes their rich cultural heritage.
    Contact: adctexas AT yahoo DOT com

  • American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) -- Austin
    1304 E. 6th.,  Suite 3
    Austin, TX 78702
    (512) 474-2394
    FAX (512) 474-6950  
    Contact: jcastillo AT afsc DOT org   [Josefina Castillo]

  • Amnesty International group #500
    (512) 444-2399
    Contact: fcmc AT swbell DOT net Frank

  • Amnesty International UT Chapter
    (512) 576-9790; 476-7610; 472-9545 

  • Atheist Community of Austin (ACA)
    Promotes positive atheism and to defends the separation of church and state.
    (512) 371-2911
    Contact: atheist AT atheist-community DOT org

  • Austin Anarchist Black Cross (ABC)
    Movement against incarceration, criminalization, and prisons. Prisoner rights support group.
    P.O. Box 19733
    Austin, TX 78760-9733
    (512) 476-3446 or 391-9251 -- Lyz or Kai 
    Contact: austinabc_ AT hotmail DOT com

  • Asian American Relations Group (AARG!)
    UT group dedicated to political empowerment of Asian Americans
    (512) 476-814
    Contact: aarg AT justice DOT com

  • Austin Adopt-A-Minefield Campaign
    1212 Guadalupe, #105
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 472-4023
    (512) 473-8906 (FAX)

  • Austin AFL-CIO
    1100 Lavaca
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 477-6195
    FAX: (512) 477-2962 
    labor AT texasaflcio DOT org

  • Austin Against War
    Umbrella organization formed to oppose war, to defend against racist attacks, and to protect civil liberties
    P.O. Box 26912
    Austin, TX 78755-0912
    (512) 474-4864
    Contact: info AT austinagainstwar DOT org

  • Austin Alliance for Democracy
    681 Main St.
    Waltham, Mass. 02451 
    Phone 781-894-1179 / Fax 781-894-0179
      tswitz AT io DOT com Tony Switzer (512) 491-5210
      sfkeydel AT earthlink DOT net Stefan Keydel (512) 476-9171

  • Austin Area Interreligious Ministries
    2026 Guadalupe, Ste. 226
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 472-7627
    (512) 472-5274 FAX
    aaim AT aaimaustin DOT org 

  • Austin Bill of Rights Defense Committee (ABORDC)
    contact: Debbie Russell
    2311 Riverside Farms Rd
    Austin TX 78741
    (512) 389-0215
    debmocracy AT yahoo DOT com
    View Listserv: 

  • Austin Campaign
    Distributes educational information about the war on Iraq and the war on terrorism; also anti-war yard signs
    Contact: PeaceInAustin AT hotmail DOT com

  • Austin Campus Action Netwrk
    Distributes educational information about the war on Iraq and the war on terrorism; also anti-war yard signs
    (512) 659-6915
    Contact: austin_can2003 AT yahoo DOT com

  • Austin Center for Peace and Justice (ACPJ)
    5801 Westminster Drive
    Austin, TX 78723
    (512) 459-0299
    E-list: http://zopyra.com/mailman/listinfo/adpj
    Contact: Don Bobb info AT austinpeacecenter DOT org 

  • Austin Club Skirt
    A lesbian fundraising organization that holds benefit social/dances to raise donations for non-profit organizations in the Central Texas area.
    P.O. Box 10314
    Austin, Texas 78766 
    Email: austinclubskirt AT yahoo DOT com
    listserv: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AustinClubSkirt [with Discussion]
              http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ClubSkirtAnnouncement[Announcements Only]

  • Austin Coalition for Fair Trade
    Superceded by Texas Fair Trade Coalition
    Contact: jerel AT worldnet DOT att DOT net 

  • Austin Colombia Human Rights Network
    (512) 478-0546 ext. 209

  • Austin Community Access Center (ACAC)
    acacp-sa AT mail DOT com

  • Austin Conscientious Objectors to Military Taxation
    Associated with National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund and National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee
    706 W. 31st. St.
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 467-2946
    PeaceTax-TX AT ev1 DOT net

  • Austin Copwatch
    Community-based volunteer org. that keeps an eye on our police to defend the rights of the people.
    Wednesday meetings at:
    1209 E. 11th St.
    Austin, TX 
    (512)  647-7362 (voice-mail),  441-7468(?)
    austincopwatch AT hotmail DOT com

  • Austin Dialog for Peace and Justice (ADPJ)
    Superceded by ACPJ

  • Austin Farmers' Market
    a growers-only market, is an exciting and bountiful place to buy your fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, eggs and plants.
    422 Guadalupe, Republic Square Park
    P.O. Box 13323
    Austin, TX 78711
    (512) 236-0074
    (512) 236-0098 FAX
    info AT austinfarmersmarket DOT org

  • Austin Free Net (AFN)
    provide convenient access to the Internet and computing resources through access and training sites that are free and open to the public, and to educate the public on the importance of providing equitable access to all Austin residents, especially those without computers of their own.
    PMB 226, P.O. Box 2013
    Austin, TX 78768-2013
    (512) 326-9084 
    (512).974-3477 Fax
    info AT austinfree DOT net

  • Austin Human Rights Commission
    P.O. Box 1088
    Austin, Texas 78767-8834
    (512) 974-3251,  499-3251
    (800) 526-9159 

  • Austin Independent Media Center (Indy Media)

  • Austin Javelina
    Progressive Newspaper
        PO Box 4152
    Austin, TX 78765
    Contact: contact AT austinjavelina DOT org

  • Austin Lesbian/Gay Political Caucus (ALGPC)
    organize and unite Austin area lesbians and gays in political action against all forms of discrimination based on sexual orientation.
    PO Box 822
    Austin, Texas 78767
    (512) 474-0750
    Contact: arbaustx AT aol DOT com org

  • Austin Living Wage Coalition
    The Universal Living Wage (ULW) ensures that anyone williing/able to work a 40 hour week will be able to access some form of housing.
    PO Box 2312
    Austin, TX 78768
    (512) 796-4366
    Contact: rrtroxell AT aol DOT com

  • Austin Mumia Defense Committee
    Contact: mobilize4mumia AT hotmail DOT com

  • Austin NORML
    Austin Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
    listserv: groups.yahoo.com/group/austinnorml
    Contact: austinnorml-owner AT yahoogroups DOT com

  • Austin Neighborhoods Council
    Working with neighborhoods on land use and social equity issues
    PO Box 176
    Austin, TX 78767
    (512) 499-0526
    Email: jwalk AT greenbuilder DOT com 

  • Austin Peace and Justice Coalition (APJC)
    Runs announcement list
    Email: apjc AT igc DOT org 
    To have events listed:a>,Austin_pjc AT yahoo DOT com

  • Austin Peoples' Legal Collective (APLC)
    P.O. Box 6324
    Austin, TX 78762-6324
    aplc AT riseup DOT net

  • Austin Permaculture
    Teaches sustainable living: projects & workshops
    Contacts: Melissa Prince (512) 293-5220; Martha Leach (830) 864-4174
    Email: mjshtx AT yahoo DOT com 

  • Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH)
    Contact:  Michael Knox  (512) 974-6418
    Contact: Michael.Knox AT ci DOT austin DOT tx DOT us

  • Austin Safe Pipline Committee/ Save Barton Creek
    opposes using Longhorn Pipleline to transmit gasoline through Austin
    Contact: info @ AustinAction.org

  • Austin Spokescouncil
    a participatory, democratic body intended to facilitate cooperation and action in an open meeting of equals
    Contact: austinspokes AT lists DOT riseup DOT net

  • Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera
    Solidarity with maquilladora workers at the TX/Mex border; organizes delegations; struggles vs. corporate globalization
    701 E. 44th St.
    Austin, TX 78751
    (512) 762-7952 or 452-7140 
    cookwest AT texas DOT net

  • Austin Tikkun Community Interfaith org. of spiritual activists which values ethics (including corporate) over profit or power
    (512) 899-2537
    Contact: t.donoho AT worldnet DOT att DOT net

  • Austin Taxpayers for Peace campaign of low-risk, symbolic war tax resistance

  • Austin Unique Web-based local small business directory
    (512) 452-4061
    Contact: jb AT austinunique DOT com

  • Beehive Collective
    Contact: kehben AT riseup DOT net

  • Beta Iota
    UT Bisexual organization focused on women
    Contact: 101a58 AT hotmail DOT com

  • Bikes Across Borders
    Donating bikes to third world countries
    300 Allen St.
    Austin, TX 
    (512) 385-3695
    Contact:a>,cyclecircus AT riseup DOT net

  • Bikes Not Bombs
    Bicycle transportation, eductation, recycling, donating bikes to third world countries
    2505 SweenyLane
    Austin, TX 78723-3533
    (512) 926-4725
    Contact:a>,prairevillain AT yahoo DOT com
    or jdamon AT austintx DOT net Daniel Staub

  • Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Texas Hill Country Chapter
    c/o Austin Zen Center
    3014 Washington Square
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 899-2537
    Contact:a>,t.donoho AT worldnet DOT att DOT net

  • Code Pink -- Austin women initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement that seeks positive social change through proactive, creative protest and non-violent direct action
    Contact:a>,Codepinkaustin AT yahoo DOT com

  • Cohousing Association of Central Texas Umbrella Services (CACTUS)
    promotes and facilitates the creation of cohousing through education, public action, and resource sharing.
         Selwyn Polit (a>,selwyn AT austintx DOT com) (512) 926-7876
         Eileen Nehme (a>,nehme AT ev1 DOT net) (512) 707-7988
         Becky Weaver (a>,becky_weaver AT io DOT com) (512) 478-7321
    yahoo group: groups.yahoo.com/group/cactgroup/

  • Campaign for International Justice
    100 S.  Lakehills Dr.
    Austin, TX 78733
    (512) 263-1883

  • Campaign to End the Death Penalty
    100-C West Dean Keeton St.
    SOC Box #199
    Austin, TX 78712
    (512) 494-0667
    Contact: austincampaign AT hotmail DOT com

  • Campaign to Label Genetically Engineered Foods
    (512) 912-8598
    Contact: jgilton AT earthlink DOT net

  • Campaigns for People
    campaign reform at the state and local level to help improve the laws, policies and ethics of political campaigns
    5025 Burnet Road, # 200
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512) 472-1007
    (512) 472-1102 (FAX)
    Contact: info AT campaignsforpeople DOT org

  • Campus Environmental Center
    Central resource and student organization for UT students interested in the environment.
    (512) 232-784  [2-EARTH-0]
    Contact: UTcenter AT SustainUS DOT org

  • Campus Greens
    UT Green Party organization
    Contact: UTGreens AT yahoo DOT com
    contact: Bob Libal (512) 419-9641
    Sandia project: www.utexas.edu/students/utgreens/sandia.html

  • Campus Vegetarian Network
    UT educational and social organization for vegetarians & those interested in becoming vegetarians
    Contact: vegigrl AT msn DOT com

  • Capitol Area Homeless Alliance (CAHA)
    Contact: leslie_hays AT yahoo DOT com
    contact: Leslie Hays (512) 476-4357 or 476-4396

  • Center for a Gift Economy (CGE)
    109 Johanna St.
    Austin, TX

  • Chemically Injured Association of Central Texas (CIA)
    Info & speakers on the dangers of chemicals and toxins to human health.
    contact: Karen Balthrop(512) 443-1365

  • Chiapas 95

  • Citizens Against Judicial Injustice
    Struggling against the Prison industry
    Contact: Raul Garcia (512) 413-8216

  • Clean Campaigns for Austin (previously "Clean Elections for Austin")
    Supports a new public-private campaign finance system for Austin city council elections.
    1002 West Ave.
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 482-0404
    Contact: cleancampaigns AT yahoo DOT com

  • Clean Water Action
    Hiring community organizers
    2520 Longview #315
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 474-0605
    Contact: sparky AT cleanwater DOT org

  • Club Skirt
    See Austin Club Skirt

  • Coalition Against the Rice-Tec Patent (CARTP)
    PO Box 3295
    Austin, TX 78764
    (512) 444-4859
    Contact: isms AT onr DOT com Sally Jacques

  • College Houses
    Student Housing Cooperative
    1906 Pearl St.
    Austin, Texas 78705 
    (512) 476-5678
    (512) 476-1743 fax
    (800) 880-2676

  • Committee in Solidarity with Chiapas in Mexico
    Has radio Program on KOOP 91.7 at 4 p.m. Sundays
    Contact: tlaloc777 AT yahoo DOT com

  • Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES)
    Fights injustice and builds cross-border solidarity
    3015 E. 13th St.
    Austin, TX 78702
      Hank: (512) 699-6568
      Shaun: (512) 469-9925
    Contact: austincispes1 AT hotmail DOT com

  • Common Sense
    Alternative news source promoting free-thinking.
    (512) 589-3343
    Contact: commonsense AT hotmail DOT com

  • El Concilio
    Coalition of Mexican-American Neighborhood Associations to protect .. to serve .. and to educate our barrios
    Aqui estamos y no los vamos! Que viva la raza
    208 Caney
     Austin, Texas 78702
    Contact: razagavino AT aol DOT com
    Gavino Fernandez, Jr. - Coordinator

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
    Training court appointed special advocates for children
    (512) 459-2272

  • Democracy Coalition
    Unites Austin organizations in countering the agenda of the illegitimate Bush presidency.
    2311 Riverside Farms Rd
    Austin TX 78741
    (512) 389-0215
    Contact: debmocracy@yahoo.com

  • Dialog for Peace
    Contact: Tom 479-8585
    tom AT freedompeace DOT org

  • Drug Policy Forum of Texas (DPFT)
    Contact: Karen Heikkala, Regional Director karen AT dpft DOT org (512) 326-4396

  • Earth First!
    PO Box 7292
    Austin, TX 78713
    (512) 320-0413

  • Earth Share of Texas
    Coalition of non-profit environmental groups who have joined to participate in workplace giving programs.
    814 W. 23rd St.
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 472-5518
    (800) 473-3689 ("GREENTX")
    (512) 472-4930 (FAX)
    Contact: ESTX AT earthshare-texas DOT org

  • East Side Social Action Coalition
    Rev. Sterlin Lands
    (512) 454-8459
    sland AT autin DOT rr DOT com

  • Ecowise
    A very green store
    110 W. Elisabeth
    Austin, TX, 78704
    (512) 362-4474

  • Education Austin
    Teachers and staff of AISD committed to improving public schools in Austin.
    316 West 12th Street Ste 202
    Austin, TX, 78701
    (512) 472-1124
    Contact: louism AT educationaustin DOT org

  • El Concilio
    Alphabetized under c

  • Environmental Defense
    Environmental group at the University of Texas at Austin
    Meetings every Wednesday at 7:30 in Asian Culture Room, Texas Union, UT. They always welcome new members.
    (512) 478-5161 
     (512) 478-8140 fax 
     44 East Ave., Ste 304 
     Austin, TX 78701 
    Contact: jmarston AT environmentaldefense DOT org 

  • Environmental Outreach
    Environmental group at the University of Texas at Austin
    Meetings every Wednesday at 7:30 in Asian Culture Room, Texas Union, UT. They always welcome new members.
    (512) 851-1294
    Contact: eo AT hogspace DOT org

  • Equal Justice Center
    510 South Congress Ave., Suite 206
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 474-0007
    fax (512) 474-0008
    Contact: bill AT equaljusticecenter DOT org

  • Families of Incarcerated Loved Ones (FILO)
    dedicated to the growth and empowerment of children and families
    P.O. BOX 5285
    Austin, TX 78763
    (512) 443-0716
    filotv AT aol DOT com
    Listserv: WWW.CHARITYADVANTAGE.COM/SupportCenter/mailing_list.asp?site_id=-1044119004

  • Food Not Bombs
    cooks each Tuesday, 9:30pm, at the House of Commons located at 2610 Rio Grande.
    Free Food for Free People!
    (512) 682-6946 ext. 1139
    Contact: foodnotbombs512 AT onebox DOT com 

  • Fellowship of Reconcilliation (FOR) - Central Texas Chapter
    Interfaith organization committed to active nonviolence as a transforming way of life and as a means of radical change. We educate, train, build coalitions, and engage in nonviolent and compassionate actions locally, nationally, and globally.
    (512) 573-8627
    charliej AT texansforpeace DOT org

  • The Foundation for Self-Sufficiency in Central America (FSSCA)
    Providing local people in Central America tools to build a sustainable future.
    1411 Lisa Rae Dr.
    Round Rock, TX 78664
    (512) 388-7957
    Fax: 388-2057
    Contact: fssca@austin.rr.com or 

  • Friends of Lance Armstrong Bikeway (FLAB)
    Crosstown Bikeway advocates
    (512) 476-7304
    Contact: bikeeric AT earthlink DOT net

  • Greens
  • Campus Greens
  • Travis County Green Party
  • Univeristy Greens
  • Grey Panthers
    Senior Rights
    3710 Cedar St.
    Austin, TX, 78705
    (512) 458-3738
    Contact: gp-austin AT ev1 DOT net 

  • Guatamala Action Network of Austin
    Assists Guatamalan human rights group, works to close School of the Americas (renamed WHISC)
    Contact: Marshall & Katja Gause (479-6433) or Patrick Cosgrove (481-8903)

  • Hemp Revolution
    13 starrs hemp revolution clothing consortuim
    hemprevolution13starrs AT hotmail DOT com

  • Horned Lizard Conservation Society
    P. O. Box 122 
    Austin, TX 78767
    (512) 581-0377
    Contact:a>,info AT hornedlizards DOT org

  • House the Homeless
    PO Box 2312
    Austin, TX 78768-2312
    (512) 796-4366
    Contact: info AT housethehomeless DOT org

  • Iconmedia
    Videotapes progressive events in Austin; runs Military Documentation Project
    (512) 441-9454
    Contact: stefwray AT io DOT com
    P.O. Box 716
    Austin, TX 78767

  • Independent Texans
    Political reform/not-a-party organization bent on wresting political control from special interests
    (512) 489-8999
    independenttexans.com/index.php (interactive site)
    Contact: independenttexans AT hotmail DOT com

  • Indigenous Women's Network (IWN)
    A coalition of Native women who apply Indigenous values to resolve contemporary problems.
    13621 FM 2769
    Austin, TX 78726
    (512) 258-3880   
    (512) 258-1858 (FAX)
    Contact: iwn AT indegenouswoman DOT com
           bookme AT indegenouswoman DOT com

  • Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Austin Branch
    A different sort of labor union, controlled by its members.
    5504 Jeff Davis
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512) 467-7360
    www.iww.org (National)
    Contact: delgin AT io DOT com

  • Inside Books Project
    Local volunteer organization which sends free books to prisoners
    Books especially needed: dictionaries, Black Studies, Latin American studies, Spanish language material, self-help books, GED and ESL workbooks, and basic textbooks. Please do not donate obsolete textbooks or hardcover novels.
    827 W. 12th St. (@ 12th Street Books)
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 647-4803

  • InterCooperativeCouncil
    Student housing cooperative
    (512) 476-1957
    iccaustin.coop (or 
    Contact: welcome AT iccaustin DOT coop

  • The Interfaith Community for Palestine Rights (ICPR)
    A grass-roots group dedicated to promoting peace with justice for Palestinians
    P.O. Box 301621 
    Austin, TX, 78703

  • International Socialist Organization (ISO)
    S.O.C. # 212
    100-C West Dean Keaton St.
    Austin, TX 78712
    (512) 494-0667
    national website: www.internationalsocialist.org
    Contact: austinsocialist AT hotmail DOT com

  • Jewish Alliance for Justice and Peace -- Austin Chapter

  • Jewish Students for Palestinian Rights

  • Keep the Land
    Don't let Austin sell Mueller to developers
    (512) 478-9812
    Contact: infokeep AT keeptheland DOT org

  • League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
    Phone: (512) 282-7303

  • League of Woman Voters (LWV of Texas)
    1212 Guadalupe Street, #107
    Austin, TX 78701-1800
    Phone: (512) 472-1100
    Fax: (512) 472-4114
    Contact: lwvtexas AT lwvtexas DOT org

  • Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas (LGRL)
    works for elimination of discrimination
    PO Box 2340
    Austin, TX 78768
    (512) 474-5475
    (512) 797-6367 (cell)
    (512) 474-6297 (fax)
    info AT lgrl DOT org

  • Lilith Fund
    A fund for providing financial assistance to poor women in need of abortions.
    P.O. Box 200662
    Austin, TX 78720-0662
    (512) 381-4571
    info AT lilithfund DOT org

  • Lone Star Silkscreening Collective
    Local silkscreening collective comprising local activists that produces shirts and patches on non-sweatshop shirts at a very affordable price.
    lonestarcollective AT fastmail DOT fm

  • Meals On Wheels
    Cook & deliver meals to the homebound
    P.O.Box 6248
    Austin, TX 78762-6248
    (512) 476-6325

  • Men Against Sexual Assault
    Education and actions to help men challenge the sexist assumptions and behavior that lead to sexual assault (including rape)
    Contact: Matt at 477-2840

  • MonkeyWrench Books
    Radical bookstore and grassroots activist support
    110 E. North Loop
    Austin, TX 78765
    (512) 407-6925
    Contact: collective AT monkeywrenchbooks DOT org

  • Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlan (MEChA)
    Chican@ movement student group at UT

  • Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation
    P.O.Box 2683
    Austin, TX 78768-2683
    Contact: ausbill AT netzero DOT net

  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
    see Texas NAACP

  • National Lawyers Guild (NLG)
    www.nlg.org (National)
    Contact: djohnson AT texascbar DOT org

  • National Organization for Women (NOW) Austin Chapter
    Struggles for women's rights.
    P O Box 650194
    Austin, TX 78765
    (512) 459-6819
    Contact: hannah AT fc DOT net   [Hannah Riddering

  • National Zapatista Student Alliance (NZSA)

  • Neighbors for Neighbors
    Struggles against Alcoa's pollution & stripmine.
    P O Box 661
    Elgin, TX 78621
    Contact: nfninfo AT egroups DOT com

  • Nokoa
    Local grassroots newspaper.
    1154-B Angelina St.
    Austin, TX 78702-2035
    (512) 499-8713
    (512) 499-8740 fax
    Contact: akwasievans AT yahoo DOT com

  • Nonmilitary Options for Youth Provides information to youth about alternatives to entering (or staying in) the military
    P.O. Box 49594
    Austin, TX 78765
    (512) 452-7140
    Contact: jeffweb AT bga DOT com

  • The NOWAR Collective
    Contact: nowarcollective AT yahoo DOT com

  • Palestine Solidarity Committee
    UT group in support of Palestinian Rights
    3707 Cedar Apt 202
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 452-5506
    Contact: palnet AT www DOT utexas DOT edu

  • Pax Christi -- Austin Chapter
    P.O. Box 90052
    Austin, TX 78709-0052
    (512) 478-6227
    Contact: cardenas-m AT sbcglobal DOT net

  • Peace Action Texas
    2810 Salado St. #225
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 371-1440
    Contact: karenhadden2004 AT hotmail DOT com Karen Hadden

  • Peace in Austin
    See Austin Campaign

  • Peace Works

  • People Organized in Defense of Earth's Resources / Pueblo Organizado en DEfensa de la tierra y sus Recursos (PODER)
    Redefining environmental issues as social and economic justince issues. Seeks to empower communities through education, advocacy, and action.
    55 N. I35, #205B
    Austin, TX 78702
    (512) 472-9921
    Contact: salmanza AT prismnet DOT com

  • Planned Parenthood of the Texas Capital Region
    707 Rio Grande Street
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 275-0171
    (512) 275-0181 FAX
    (800) 230-PLAN (for medical appointments)
    Contact: danielle.tierney AT ppfa DOT org

  • Plenty
    502 Arbor Ln
    Austin, TX 78745
    (512) 912-1429 

  • Police Accountability Project of the ACLU
    Lobbying for access to police crime information and against racial profiling.
    (512) 441-0077

  • The Political Asylum Project of Austin (PAPA)
    Proyecto de Asilo Politico de Austin
    1715 E.  6th St Suite 200
    (512) 478-0546 ext. 204
    Austin, TX 78702
    Contact: papaAustin AT juno DOT com

  • Project Transitions
    P.O Box 4826
    Austin, TX 78765-4826
    (512) 454-8646

  • ProTex: Network for a Progressive Texas
    1506 S. 1st St.
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 441-3003
    (512) 441-4884 (FAX)
    Contact: info AT ProTex DOT org

  • Public Citizen of Texas
    2812 Hemphill Park
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 477-1155
    Contact: cindy_levey AT citizen DOT org

  • Q-POC (Queer People of Color)
    UT organization for those who feel left out of both mainstream movements and want their own space
    qpoc AT justice DOT com

  • Race/Cultural Relations Community Race/Cultural Relations group meets on the 1st Tuesdays of the month at the Austin Mennonite Church, 5801 Westminster Drive, in northeast Austin, Texas. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM.
    Yahoo Group:
    Post message: racerelationsaustintexas AT yahoogroups DOT com
    Subscribe: racerelationsaustintexas-subscribe AT yahoogroups DOT com

  • Recycling Task Force
    Recycling, not bicycles
    Contact: jordan AT mail DOT utexas DOT edu

  • Revolution
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, and transgendered people of African descent
    Contact: coloredrevolution AT justice DOT com

  • Rhizome Collective
    working to build the world we want: to live in, based upon the values of cooperation, autonomy, self­empowerment, creativity, openness and mutual aid vs the values of competition, greed and exploitation
    300 Allen St.
    Austin, Tx 78702
    (512) 385-3695
    Contact: rhizomecollective AT earthlink DOT net

  • Safe Space
    Promotes awareness & understanding about sexual orientation. Provides trainings.
    safespce AT uts DOT cc DOT utexas DOT edu

  • Save Barton Creek Association
    (512) 328-3581trikonetejas@my-deja.com
    Contact: sbca AT austin DOT rr DOT com

  • Save Our Springs Alliance
    protect the Edwards Aquifer, its springs and contributing streams, with emphasis on Barton Springs
    P.O. Box 684881
    Austin, Texas 78768-4881
    (512) 477-2320
    (512) 477-6410 (fax)
    Contact: sosinfo AT sosalliance DOT org

  • School of the Americas Watch/Austin
    1304 East 6th St., Suite #3
    Austin, TX 78702
    (512) 474-2399
    Contact: austinsoa AT hotmail DOT com 

  • SEED Coalition
    611 S. Congress #200
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 479-7744
    Contact: karen AT seedcoalition DOT org

  • Sierra Club Austin Chaper
    Explore and protect natural places.
    PO Box 4581
    Austin, TX 78765-4581
    (512) 443-1135     
    Contact: kascot AT io DOT com Karen Ascot

  • Single Parents Resource Network (SPRN)
    Contact: loicaitlin AT hotmail DOT com

  • South Austin Neighbors for Peace

  • Spill it, Girl Spill it!
    Solidifying intersections of women's lives
    Contact: Lystn2Rayn AT aol DOT com

  • StandDown Texas
    StandDown Texas is working for a moratorium on executions in the state of Texas.
    (512) 441-3195

  • Stop Andrews Nuclear Waste Dump
    Analyzes and publicizes Texas nuclear sites, clean alternatives to nuclear energy, and current waste disposal legislation.
    contact: tristan AT blackhat DOT net Tristan Mendoza, Researcher, Producer 

  • Stop Covert War!
    PO Box 607
    Round Rock, TX 78680
    (512) 255-1587

  • Students Acting Against Sexual Assault
    Contact: n.elias AT mail DOT utexas DOT edu Nada

  • Students Against Cruelty to Animals
    Animal Rights group at UT
    (512) 477-1286
    Contact: info AT utanimalrights DOT com

  • Students for Justice in Palestine
    Contact: sjp-ut AT yahoogroups DOT com

  • Students for Sensible Drug Policy
    Contact: ssdp AT sustice DOT com

  • Students United for Peace and Justice
    Contact: virgoliscious AT yahoo DOT com

  • Sunrise Center
    Provides culturally sensitive mental health services to the refugee, asylle and immigrant communities of Austin
    8401 Shoal Creek Blvd.
    Austin, TX 78757
    (512) 465-9535
    sunrisecenteraustin AT yahoo DOT com

  • Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED Coalition)
    Advocates the use of energy efficiency and alternative energy sources
    611 South Congress, #200
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 479-7744; (800) 480-8845
    (512) 479-7645 fax
    Contact: info AT seedcoalition DOT org

  • Sustainable Food Center non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to local, healthy and affordable food for children and adults in Central Texas. With community and youth gardens, Austin Farmers' Market, neighborhood farm stands and cooking and nutrition education classes
    PO Box 13323
    Austin, TX 78711
    (512) 236-0074 	
    (512) 236-0098 fax

  • Texans for Public Justice
    Research and reporting on money in TX politics & the lobbying industry
    609 W. 18th St., Suite E  
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 472-9770 
    (512) 472-9830 fax
    tpj AT tpj DOT org

  • Texans for a Wild Utah
    8701 Bear Creek Drive
    Austin, TX 78737
    (512) 288-3329
    TexansForWildUtah AT austin DOT rr DOT com

  • Texans for Peace
    Statewide 501(c)(3) peace organization based in Austin
    5801 Westminster Dr. 
    Austin, TX 78723
    (512) 573-8627
    Contact: info AT texansforpeace DOT org

  • Texas Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (TARAL)
    PO Box 784602
    Austin, TX 78768
    (512) 462-1661
    (512) 462-2007 FAX
    Contact: taral AT io DOT com

  • Texas Alliance for Human Needs (TAHN)
    multi-issue coalition of organizations concerned with issues affecting low and moderate income families in Texas
    (512) 512-474-5019
    Contact: texasalliance AT swbell DOT net

  • Texas Bicycle Coalition
    P.O.Box 1121
    Austin, TX 78767
    (512) 476-RIDE (7433) 
    Contact: bikemail AT biketexas DOT org

  • Texas Campaign for the Environment (TCE)
    Working to reduce air pollution & promote clean energy in Texas. Always hiring organizers and always need volunteers.
    611 S. Congress, Suite 200
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 326-5655
    Contact: robin AT texasenvironment DOT org

  • Texas Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants (TxCURE)
    Reducing crime through prison reform
    (210) 531-9488
    Contact: txcure AT txcure DOT org

  • Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP)
    Promoting social, racial, and economic justice and human rights through education and litigation.
    1405 Montopolis Drive	New Address
    Austin, Texas 78741-3438
    (512) 474-5073         
    (512) 474-0726 fax
    Contact: questions AT texascivilrightsproject DOT org

  • Texas Community Project
    Involving communities in working for a sustainable future linking a strong economy with a healthy environment and social equity Hiring community organizers and need volunteers
    715 W. 23rd Suite R
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 474-6027 
    (512) 474-7024 Fax
    Contact: txcp AT mindspring DOT org

  • Texas Criminal Justice Reform Coalition
    1506 S. 1st St.
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 441-8123
    (512) 441-4884 (FAX)
    Coordinator: eowens AT ProTex DOT orgEva Owens 

  • Texas Fair Trade Coalition (TFTC)
    promotes democratic control over fiscal and social policies, social justice, workers' rights and livable wages, and sustainable development in trade policy, in Texas and worldwide.
    1405 Montopolis Drive 
    Austin, TX 78741
    (512) 472-1915
    (512) 389-2899 FAX
    Contact: Lesley AT texasfairtrade DOT org  [Lesley Ramsey]

  • Texas Freedom Network (TFN)
    Supports hate crimes legislation, promotes a mainstream agenda of religious freedom and individual liberties to counter the radical religious right. Fights textbook censorship and vouchers
    P.O. Box 1624
    Austin, TX 78767
    (512) 322-0545
    (512) 322-0550 FAX
    Contact: tfn AT tfn DOT org

  • Texas Hemp Campaign (THC)
    Marijuana legalization as means of eradicatying and ending the injustices of the "Drug War"
    PO Box 13549
    Austin, TX 78711
    (512) 441-4099 or 837-4674
    Contact: thc AT eden DOT infohwy DOT com

  • Texas Homeless Network
    200 East 8th Street
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 482-8270
    (800) 531-0828
    (512) 478-9077 FAX
     Contact: felice AT thn DOT org

  • Texas Immigrant and Refugee Coalition (TIRC)
    1912 West Anderson Lane, Suite 201
    Austin, TX 78757 
    (512) 459-1700
    Fax: (512) 459-4618

  • Texas Impact
    analyze current public policy issues in light of Judeo-Christian beliefs and values. Wookshops, publications, newsletter. Issues: Environment, Health Care, Criminal Justice, Citizenship/Democracy, State Budget Priorities
    1212 Guadalupe #105
    Austin, TX  78701
    (512) 472-3903

  • Texas Inmate Families Association (TIFA)
    Contact: sgfenntifa AT austin DOT rr DOT com

  • Texas Moratorium Network
    Grassroots network of volunteers and organizations working to establish a moratorium on executions in Texas.
    14804 Moonseed Cove
    Austin TX 78728
    (512) 302-6715
    Contact: scottcobb AT hotmail DOT com

  • Texas Network of Reform Groups (TNRG)
    anti-Drug War group
    (512) 493-7357

  • Texas NAACP
    1107 E. 11th St
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 322-9547 or 322-9992
    Contact: polunsky AT hotmail DOT com

  • Texas Radiation Online (RadTexas)
    Uranium mining, nuclear power plants, nuclear weapons, and nuclear waste disposal facility siting in Texas
    Contact: Tristan Mendoza
    Contact: tristan AT blackhat DOT net

  • Texas Solar Energy Society
    (512) 326-3391
    Contact: info AT txses DOT org

  • Travis Audubon Society
    promoting the enjoyment, understanding, and preservation of birds, wildlife, and their habitats in Central Texas.
    P.O. Box 40787 
    Austin, TX 78704-0014 
    (512) 926-8751 (touch-tone menus)
    (512) 474-5599 
    (512) 892-1606  fax
    Contact: info AT travisaudubon DOT org

  • Travis County Green Party
    Travis County Green Party
    P. O. Box 1508
    Austin, TX 78767
    phone: 1-888-496-8239
    email: info@traviscountygreens.org

  • Travis County Libertarians
    PO Box 49854
    Austin, TX 78765
    (512) 476-1776
    Contact: wesliberty AT aol DOT com

  • Tree Free / Boise-Cascade Off Our Campus Campaign
    UT group defending national forest promoting ecologically-wise paper purchasing at UT
    Contact: katcrossocean AT hotmail DOT com

  • Trikone-Tejas
    Progressive queer-straight alliance of students and faculty of Asian heritage at UT Austin
    Contact: trikonetejas AT my-deja DOT com
  • Trust the People -- Austin
  • Universal Living Wage
    (512) 796-4366
    Contact: rrtroxell AT aol DOT com
  • University Green Party
    UT Green Party Chapter
    Contact: utgreens AT www DOT utexas DOT edu
  • U.S. PIRG (Austin Chapter)
    1604 1/2 San Antonio Street
    Austin, TX78701
    (512) 479-7287
    (512) 479-0400 (fax)
    Contact: txfield AT pirg DOT org
  • UTEnvironment
    publicity AT UTenvironment DOT org
  • UT Iraq Campaign
    Contact: utiraqcampaign AT yahoo DOT com
  • UT NukeFree
    Central clearinghouse for Texas statewide opposition to the University of Texas's interest in taking over the management contract of the Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Subscribe to UTNUKEFREE's email list
  • UT Students for Nonviolence
  • UT Students P & CS
    7744 Northcross Dr
    Austin, TX 78757
  • UT Watch
    Promotes UT accountability & campus democracy. Resists corporate control of education, authoritarian decision-making, misuse of public money, and militarization of UT
    P.O. Box 7080
    Austin, TX 78713-7080
    (512) 203-7513
    studentpower AT utwatch DOT org
  • Veterans for Peace Chapter 66
    P.O. Box 300765
    Austin, TX 78703-0012
    (512) 238-1491 (ask for VFP)
    Fax: (270) 968-2920
    Contact: vfpabc66 AT yahoo DOT com 
  • Voices for Choice
    UT pro-choice organization
    Contact: vfc AT www DOT utexas DOT edu
  • Women in Black
    International vigil for peace; peaceful standing demonstration every Wednesday from 12 - 1 and 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in front of the Capitol
    (512) 444-1672
    Contact: isms AT mail DOT onr DOT com  [Karly]
  • Women's Nation
    Local women's coalition to address women and war, and mobilize for change and education
    contact: jayna_t AT hotmail DOT com [Jayna Turchak]

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