Africa Action www.africaaction.org
Africa Action is the oldest organization in the U.S. working on African affairs. Africa Action’s mission is to change U.S. Africa relations to promote political, economic and social justice in Africa. Africa Action provides accessible information and analysis and we mobilize popular support for campaigns to achieve this mission.
Africa Faith and Justice Network www.afjn.org
Africa Faith and Justice Network, inspired and informed by Catholic Social Teaching, engages in public education and Congressional advocacy to transform U.S. policy and mentality toward Africa. For 25 years, AFJN has sought just U.S. engagement with the people of Africa.
Africa Security Research Project
The African Security Research Project is based in Washington, D.C., and associated with the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars. It is headed by Daniel Volman, scholar and expert on Pentagon activities on the continent of Africa for over 30 years. Visit their website for timely updates as well as in-depth analysis of AFRICOM and its activities.
Foreign Policy in Focus www.fpif.org
Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) is a "Think Tank Without Walls" connecting the research and action of more than 600 scholars, advocates, and activists seeking to make the United States a more responsible global partner. FPIF provides timely analysis of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs and recommends policy alternatives. It is a project of the Institute for Policy Studies.
Hip Hop Caucus www.hiphopcaucus.org
The Hip Hop Caucus empowers the Hip Hop generation to participate in the policymaking process by engaging those born after 1964 through issue campaigns, events, and voter education. The Caucus works to broaden and revitalize a civil and human rights agenda for the 21st century that is embodied in a multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-class progressive movement.
Institute for Policy Studies www.ips-dc.org
As Washington’s first progressive multi-issue “think tank,” IPS has served as a policy and research resource for visionary social justice movements for four decades: from the anti-war and civil rights movements in the 1960’s to the peace and global justice movements of the last decade.
TransAfrica Forum www.transafricaforum.org
TransAfrica Forum serves as an educational and organizing center that encourages progressive viewpoints in the United States foreign policy arena and advocates justice for the people of Africa and the African Diaspora. The organization promotes solidarity with the oppressed and supports human rights, gender equity, democracy, and sustainable economic and environmental development practices in Africa and other countries where people of African descent reside.
Contact Information for Policy or Press Inquries:
Emira Woods, Foreign Policy in Focus – emira(at)ips-dc.org (202) 234-9382 ext. 232
Gerald LeMelle, Africa Action – gerald(at)africaaction.org
Mary Stata, Mennonite Central Committee – mstata(at)mcc.org
Daniel Volman, African Security Research Project – dvolman(at)igc.org
For General Inquiries: allisonburket(at)afjn.org