Activism "emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue" according to Merriam-Webster.
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A local grassroots group seeking to nurture social conscience and truth using a collaborative website and a lecture/discussion series.
Action Logement/Action Housing
Charitable organization providing support and information to those in need of housing.
Aga Khan Foundation Canada
Non-profit international development agency. Agency profile, including membership, current activities.
Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation
An association honouring firefighters injured or killed on the job. Information about past activities and plans for new memorial at Lebreton Flats.
Web-based initiative to promote peace, disarmament and social justice.
Church Council on Justice and Corrections
Volunteer, religious-based organization involved in oversight of Canadian justice and correction system. Membership, current issues, video and book products.
Citizens for Safe Cycling
Voluntary association of cyclists who work for better, safer, environmentally-friendly cycling in Ottawa.
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
Protest coalition, publisher of "Press for Conversion" quarterly magazine.
Organization providing housing information and assistance to people in need of affordable housing. Information for tenants and landlords, including listings.
Human Concern International
Charitable organization whose mission is "to help alleviate human suffering" internationally. Mission, projects and current events / campaigns information.
Organization working to build understanding about the causes and effects of poverty and injustice, and the need for social change. Mission, projects and publications information.
Legacy of Hope Foundation
Promoting awareness and understanding about the legacy of residential schools and the effects and intergenerational impacts on First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Organizational profile, news.
Aboriginal women's support healing lodge. Organization profile, including programs and services information.
National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence
Information, advocacy and training support organization. Programs, services and events information.
Non-profit housing corporation providing housing to people at risk of homelessnes, and support for those tenants.
Ottawa Food Policy Council
Volunteer and publicly-funded organization whose mission is to ensure that all residents have access to food and promote health through research and partnerships.
Peace and Environment Resource Centre
To educate and involved the public in issues about peace, environment and social justice. Organization information, newsletter, articles and current projects.
Coalition of anti-war activists. News, events information, articles.
Project Clear Skies
Information about the program of the Ottawa Airport Authority providing grants for capital projects for registered charities.
University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic
Non-profit organization providing legal support to low income people, students and members of historically disadvantaged groups.
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