With the advent of the Web the world has grown smaller than ever. Communication of ideas and experiences is no longer hampered by distance
or time as the whole world can be on the same virtual page at the same moment. Never before has there been such an incredible potential for
constructive global change.
We have become a multicultural planetary community linked together through technology to achieve the highest aspirations of humanity.
- City CarShare
An economcally viable alternative to car ownership that is good for the planet.
- Alameda Open Space
The Alameda Open Space group believes that the Beltline represents a critical, one-time opportunity to preserve and diminishing resource:
open public land.
- The Unity Council
The Unity Council provides leadership and community advocacy, social service delivery and economic development for the families and children of the Fruitvale
neighborhood, the City of Oakland and Alameda County.
- The Center for Voting and Democracy
The Center for Voting and Democracy is a national leader in the fight for proportional representation and other important reforms.
Grow Democracy is dedicated to strengthening democracy in our country through IRV, elimination of corporate personhood and making election day a public holiday.
ACORN® is the nation's largest community organization of low- and moderate-income families, with over 120,000 member families
organized into 600 neighborhood chapters in 45 cities across the country.
- The Utility Reform Network (TURN)
This site is designed to empower utility consumers to demand lower rates and quality services.
- Alameda Peace Network
Alameda Peace Network is a new group of Alameda residents who believe that peaceful solutions to local, national and international
conflicts are possible and desirable. We are committed to non-violence and welcome diversity and new ideas.
- Not In Our Name
We believe that as people living in the United States it is our responsibility to resist the injustices done by our government, in our names.
- Global Exchange
Global Exchange is a human rights organization dedicated to promoting environmental, political, and social justice around the world.
- Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)
ABAG is one of more than 560 regional planning agencies across the nation working to help solve problems in areas such as land
use, housing, environmental quality, and economic development.
- Bay Area Land Use Coalition (BATLUC)
The Bay Area Transportation & Land Use Coalition is a ground-breaking partnership of more than 80 groups working to maintain the
region’s renowned high quality of life, achieve greater social equity, and protect our natural environment.
- Pedestrian Friendly Alameda
Visit here for information about creating pedestrian-friendly environments in Alameda and across America.
- Alameda Transit Advocates
Keep up to date on Alameda public transit issues.
- Alameda Transportation Coalition
The Alameda Transportation Coalition (ATC) is a coalition of bicyclists, pedestrians and transit riders who seek to achieve more
comprehensive, effective and sustainable transportation solutions for Alameda.
- Bike Alameda
Pedal-power is advocated here. Check out their wonderful bicycle map of Alameda!
- Bay Area Transportation
The Bay Area Transportation Trip-planner will help get you there using public transit.
- Out on the Island
Out on the Island voices the concerns of our local gay, lesbian and transgender community.
- Alameda Lesbian & Gay Network
The Alameda Lesbian & Gay Network, or ALGN, was formed during
the 2002 elections to cover local candidates from an LGBT perspective. Other items may be published from time to time. -Sherry Stoll
- Friends of the Alameda Wildlife Refuge
Thanks to the sponsorship of the Golden Gate Audubon Society, FAWR volunteers help maintain the Refuge and also provide environmental educational programs to kids from our local schools.
- Grow Democracy
Find out about Instant Runoff Voting, why it's a good idea and also why Corporate Personhood is such a bad idea.
- The Home of Truth
Since 1905 the Home of Truth has been a nondenominational church and spiritual center serving the interfaith community of Alameda. Their facilities
are made available on a reservation basis, and at a reasonable fee, for conducting community workshops and classes.