Bread for the World
Box W, 1100 Wayne Ave, Suite 1000, Silver
Springs, MD 20910
Tel: (301) 608-2400 Fax: (301) 608-2401
Bread for the World is a Christian citizensí
movement that addresses hunger issues in the USA.
Campaign for Labor Rights
1247 E Street SE, Washington, DC 20003
Tel: (541) 344-5410
Publishes newsletter with up-to-date information
on all sweatshop campaigns and analysis of current labor-rights
Center for Economic Conversion
222 View St., Mt. View, CA 94041
Tel: (650) 968-8798 Fax: (650) 968-1126 Email:
Educates about the military economy and facilitates
the process of converting to a civilian-based economy. Resource
guides, and handbooks and reports. Teacherís kit on economic conversion
for high school classrooms.
Center for Teaching International Relations
University of Denver, 2201 S. Gaylord St.,
Denver, CO 80208
Tel: (800) 967-2847 Fax: (303) 871-2906
Curriculum materials and teaching guides for
all grade levels, including Teaching Global Awareness with
Simulations and Games.
Church World Service, Office on Global
2115 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218-5755
Tel: (410) 727-6106
Curriculum materials and fact sheets, including
a curriculum available for K-12 classrooms.
1612 K St. NW, #600, Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202) 872-5307
Conducts anti-sweatshop campaigns targeting Disnet, publishes
National Green Pages, <www.greenpages.org>,
and sponsors <www.sweatshops.org>
Fair Trade Federation
P.O. Box 126, Barre, MA 01005
Tel: (508) 355-0284
Promotes fair-trade products and businesses.
Food First Information and Action Network
Institute for Food & Development Policy,
398 60th St., Oakland, CA 94618 Tel: (510) 654-4400
Educational materials, teaching kits, simulations,
lesson plans and student readings including Food First Curricula
that engage children in questioning the roots of global hunger.
National Labor Committee
275 Seventh Ave., 1st Floor, New York, NY
Tel: (212) 242-3002 Fax: (211) 242.3821 Email: email@example.com
National Labor Committee provides materials
on overseas sweatshops, including video entitled Zoned for
Slavery: the Child behind the Label.
The Resource Center of the Americas
317 Seventeenth Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2077
Tel: (612) 627-9445 Fax: (612) 627-9450 Email:
Educational resources on economic and cultural
issues in the Americas, including Child Labor is not Cheap
and The Cost of Your Shirt, a simulation exercise for secondary
students based on the lives of Guatemalan textile workers.
Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural
Institute for International Studies (IIS),
Littlefield Center, Room 14, Stanford University, 300 Lasuen Street,
Stanford, CA 94305-5013
Tel: (650) 723-1114
Educational resources, including Living
in a Global Age, a simulation of international trade between
developed and developing countries.
42 Broadway, #1744, New York, NY 10004
Tel: (212) 239-4221 www.sanetwork.org
Sustainable America publishes an Organizer
Kit on Human Rights, an action and resource kit highlighting
the connection between human rights, economic rights, workers rights,
and sustainable economic development.
World Bank Publications
The World Bank, P.O. Box 960, Herndon, VA
Tel: (703) 661-1580 (800) 645-7247 Email:
Educational materials, including Toward
a Better World learning kit series, providing in-depth case
studies of international development projects and problems.
Zero Population Growth
1400 Sixteenth St. N.W., Suite 320, Washington,
Tel: (202) 332-2200 (800) POP-1956 Fax: (202) 332-2302 Email:
Curriculum materials including People and
the Planet: Lessons for a Sustainable Future, and Earth Matters:
Studies for our Global Future, which include excellent exercises
on resource use and distribution, hunger, poverty, and environmental
The following activist organizations use
a human rights framework, either explicitly or implicitly, in their
work promoting and protecting economic, social and cultural rights.
Many of their web sites provide links to similar organizations.
Center for Human Rights Education
P.O. Box 311020, Atlanta, GA 31131
Tel: (404) 344-9629 Fax: (404) 346-7517 Email:
CHRE trains community leaders and student
activists to promote the full realization of human rights in the
Clean Clothes Campaign
Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition, 317-17th Ave
SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Tel: (612) 627-9445 Fax: (612) 627-9450
An international campaign coalition of consumer
organizations trade union, researchers and others to inform consumers
about working conditions in the clothing industry and improve conditions
through education and direct advocacy.
Free the Children
1750 Steele Ave. West, Suite 218, Concord,
Ontario, L4K 2L7, Canada
Tel: (905) 760-9382 Fax: (905) 760-9157 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded by teenager Craig Kielburger, Free
the Children mobilizes young people in the fight against child labor.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
245 Second St., NE, Washington, DC 20002-5795
Tel: (202) 547-6000 Fax: (202) 547-6019
The FCNL web site contains information about
The Citizens Budget Campaign (CBC), a national coalition of religious,
peace, and domestic human needs organizations dedicated to public
education and advocacy on budget issues. Briefing papers include:
Ending Hunger, Affordable Housing, Humane Welfare Policy, Sustainable
Development, Economic Conversion, and Tax Justice.
The Hunger Project
15 E 26th Street, Suite 1401, New York, NY
Tel: (212) 551-9100 or (800) 228-6691 Fax: (212) 532-9785 Email:
An international organization dedicated to
ending hunger by working at the grassroots level to empower individuals
and teach them skills to raise themselves out of poverty.
International Child Resource Institute
1581 Leroy Ave., Berkeley, CA 94708
Tel: (510) 644-1000 Fax: (510) 525-4106 Email:
International Child Resource Institute works
to improve the lives of children throughout the world by providing
technical assistance and information.
Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU)
PO Box 50678, Philadelphia, PA 19132-9720
Tel: (215) 763-4584 Email: email@example.com
KWRU is building a movement based on and led
by the interests and organization of the poor, with the goals of
ending poverty and exposing violations of the right to a living
wage, housing, health care, food, clothing, and education.
26 West Street, Boston, MA 02111
Tel: (617) 482-1211 Fax: (617) 728-2594 Email: infoforoxfamamerica.org
Creates partnerships with poor communities
around the world to provide emergency and technical support and
program funding to break down structural barriers to self-sufficiency.
Peopleís Decade for Human Rights Education
526 11th Street, New York, NY 10025
Tel: (212) 749-3156 Fax: (212) 666-6325 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PHDRE is a non-profit educational organization
promoting the Universal Declarationís principles world wide. Their
web site includes fact sheets on the human rights connection with
development, work, poverty, and other economic and social issues.
Save the Children
54 Wilton Road, Westport, CN 06880
Tel: (203) 221-4024 (800) 243-5075 <www.savethechildren.org>
Save the Children works at the community level
to promote childrenís well-being and development.
310 8th St., Ste. 309, Oakland, CA 94607
Tel: (510) 834-8990 <www.sweatshopwatch.org>
A coalition committed to eliminating sweatshops.
United for a Fair Economy (formerly Share
37 Temple Place, 5th Floor, Boston, MA
Tel: (617) 423-2148 Fax: (617) 423-0191 Email: email@example.com<www.stw.org>
United for a Fair Economy draws public attention
to the consequences of growing income and wealth inequality, through
educational programs such as The Activist Cookbook, development
of organizing tools, action campaigns, and research.
U.S. Committee for UNICEF
333 E. 38th St., New York, NY 10016
Tel: (212) 686-5522 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org<www.unicefusa.org>
U.S. Committee for UNICEF works in more than
160 countries and territories proving health care, clean water,
improved nutrition, and education.
World Hunger Year
505 Eighth Ave, 21st floor New York, NY 10018-6582
Tel: (212) 629-8850 or (800) 5-HUNGRY Email:email@example.com<
World Hunger Year was created to support and
promote innovative, long term solutions to hunger through self-reliance,
economic justice, community building, and food security.