organizations/causes etc.
(Note: many of these sites might fit under various headings, so... I'll just do my best to pick a heading, even if it might seem somewhat arbitrary.)

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arts & entertainment
Academic Film Archive of North America
The Academy of American Poets
Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy & Horror Films
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
American Ballet Theatre
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers
Americans for the Arts
ASIFA Hollywood
British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Cable Puts You In Control
Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
Entertainment Software Rating Board
Feminist Frequency
The Film Foundation
Heartland Truly Moving Pictures
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Motion Picture Association
The National Association of Television Program Executives
National Association of Theatre Owners
The National Entertainment Fund for the Cultural Arts
PEN America
Recording Industry Association of America
Screen Actors Guild
See Jane
The TV Parental Guidelines
TV Watch
Unconsenting Media
Viewers for Quality Television (VQT) (gone, but not forgotten)
We Need Diverse Books
Writers Guild of America, East
Writers Guild of America, West

education, news, & information
Accredited Schools Online
Ad Council
Affordable Online Colleges
American Indian College Fund
American Library Association
American Press Institute
Black Girls Code
Center for Public Integrity
College Degrees Online
Committee to Protect Journalists
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting
Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network
GI Rights Hotline
Girls Who Code
Girls With Ideas
The Holocaust Explained
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Investigative Reporters and Editors
Legal Information Institute
Library Science Degrees
Master's in Social Work Online
National Parent Teacher Association
Plain View Project
Reading Is Fundamental
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Scholarships and Grants for Black Students
Social Work Degrees
United Negro College Fund
see also news links

environmental & animal issues
Alt National Park Service
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Arbor Day Foundation
The Climate Reality Project
Climate Science Legal Defense Fund
Climate Truth
Earth Share
Environmental Defense Fund
Environmental Protection Agency
Forest Stewardship Council
The Humane Society of the United States
National Audubon Society
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
National Wildlife Federation
Natural Resources Defense Council
NextGen Climate
No Drugs Down the Drain
Ocean Conservancy
PETA Kills Animals
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
Save the Manatee Club
Sierra Club
Surfrider Foundation

health & personal issues
(see also
health & safety links)
Above the Influence
Alcohol Awareness Council
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Board of Preventive Medicine
The Asexual Visibility & Education Network
Autistic Self Advocacy Network
The Brigid Alliance
Bring Change to Mind
Cancer and Careers
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Disabled American Veterans
Healthy Child Healthy World
The Jimmy Fund
The John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health
Joyful Heart Foundation
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Light the Night
March of Dimes
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Planned Parenthood
Project UROK (You Are Okay)
Quit Smoking Community
Reproductive Health Access Project
Right Action for Women
Stand Up To Cancer
Students Against Destructive Decisions
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Until There's A Cure
Yellowhammer Fund

links previously listed under this heading have moved

Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Save the Internet

kid stuff
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Camp Fire
Crime Prevention for Kids
Fishful Thinking
The Fresh Air Fund
Get Animated
Girls and Boys Town
Girl Scouts of the USA
Horizons National
I Am A Witness
Kids in Need of Defense
Kids Included Together
Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Music Resource Center
Mythic Bridge
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Neighborhood Safety for Kids
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Prevent Child Abuse
Red Nose Day
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Safe Passage Project
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Stop the Silence :: Stop Child Sexual Abuse
Sunny Hills Services
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work
Teen Line
The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights
Youth Villages

politics & voting
ACLU Smart Justice
The American Anti-Corruption Act
Categorized Tweets
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
Drive 2 Vote
Drug Policy Alliance
Emerge America
EMILY's List
I Will Vote
Institute for Policy Studies
Montana Women For
The Movement for Black Lives
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Nasty Women Get Shit Done
National Democratic Redistricting Committee
Rock the Vote
Run for Something
Running Start
Save the Day
She Should Run
Vote Common Good
Vote Smart
Voter Action Project
Voter Hero
Women Also Know Stuff

American Association for the Advancement of Science
The Planetary Society
Union of Concerned Scientists

social issues
The African American Policy Forum
American Civil Liberties Union
American Immigration Council
Amy Poehler's Smart Girls
Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect
Anti-Defamation League
Beauty 2 the Streetz
Black Alliance for Just Immigration
Black Lives Matter
Border Angels
Campaign Zero
Center for Reproductive Rights
Color of Change
Council on American-Islamic Relations
Cure Violence
Defend Yourself
Disabilisty Rights Education & Defense Fund
Disaster Relief
Equal Justice Initiative
Faculty Against Rape
Feeding America
Fight Mannequinism!
Freedom for All Americans
Futures Without Violence
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
Hispanic Federation
Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights First
I Stand with Planned Parenthood
Innocence Project
It Gets Better Project
It's On Us to stop sexual assault
The King Center
Lakota People's Law Project
Lambda Legal
Life After Hate
March for Our Lives
Men Can Stop Rape
The MEND Project
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
National Black Justice Coalition
National Black Women's Justice Institute
National Citizens' Crime Prevention Campaign
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Crime Prevention Council
National Immigrant Justice Center
National Immigration Forum
National Immigration Law Center
National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
National Organization for Women
National Women's History Project
National Women's Law Center
Native American Rights Fund
New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault
No More
Oxfam America
Race Forward
RAICES - Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
The Representation Project
Safe Bars
Sage | Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders
Sandy Hook Promise
Sexual Assault Guide 5-23-24
Showing Up for Racial Justice
Slave Free Chocolate
Southern Poverty Law Center
Start by Believing
Stonewall Community Foundation
Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative
Stop Street Harassment
Street Grace
Student Action with Farmworkers
Students Against Violence Everywhere
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
Teach Early
Time's Up
Trans Lifeline
Unchained At Last
Women Organized Against Rape
The Women's Building

suicide prevention & coping
(Note: some links included under other headings on this page also provide help with these issues)
Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors
American Association of Suicidology
American Association for Suicide Prevention
Hope For The Day
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Project Semicolon
The Trevor Project

Charity Navigator
Divided We Fail
Entertainment Industry Foundation
The Foundation to Decrease World Suck
Outward Bound
Peace Corps
Texting & Driving... It Can Wait

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