Resources

One of the articles in Sustainability (IC#25)
Originally published in Late Spring 1990 on page 62
Copyright (c)1990, 1997 by Context Institute


COALITIONS

Alliance for Our Common Future * c/o National Peace Institute Foundation, 110 Maryland Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20002 * Interorganizational effort working for a just world community, healthy global environment, and effective structures for peace.

Global Tomorrow Coalition * 1325 G Street NW, Suite 915, Washington, DC 20005 * Coalition of over 200 organizations; promotes sustainable development.

OVERVIEWS

Context Institute * PO Box 946, Langley, WA 98260, Tel: (360) 221-6044 * Promotes development of humane and sustainable cultures around the world by acting as a catalyst, referral resource, and a research and educational center. Publications: IN CONTEXT, CI-News.

Global Education Associates * Suite 456, 475 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10115 * Eeducation and research into the development of a sustainable world order * Publication: Breakthrough.

Worldwatch Institute * 1776 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., #701, Washington DC 20036 * Takes the pulse of the planet through thorough research and periodic reports. Publications: Annual State of the World report; Worldwatch Magazine; Worldwatch Papers.

United Nations Environment Programme * Room DC2-0803, United Nations, NY 10017 * Coordinates international environmental programs. Publications: numerous.

ACTION OPPORTUNITIES

Earthstewards Network * PO Box 10697, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 * Conflict resolution, citizen diplomacy, and environmental restoration. Publication: newsletter.

Global Action Plan * 449 A Route 28A, West Hurley, NY 12491 * Provides goals, a framework, and resources to groups working to heal the environment.

RESULTS * 236 Massachusetts Avenue N.E., Suite 300, Washington, D.C. 20002 * Volunteers in 100 cities; works very effectively with editors and legislators to create political will to address needs of the poor.

AGRICULTURE

Center for Holistic Resource Management * 800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Suite 12, Albuquerque, NM 87104 * Training in HRM.

Center for Rural Affairs * PO Box 405, Walthill, NE 68067, Tel. 402-846-5428 * Sustainable family farming; produces an excellent newsletter covering farm policy and its relationships to many other issues.

The Land Institute * 2440 East Waterwell Rd, Salina, KS 67401 * Sustainable, small- scale, ecologically-aware, values-based agriculture. Publication: The Land Report.

RESOURCE USE

Approvecho Institute * 80574 Hazelton Rd, Cottage Grove, OR 97424 * Researches and develops innovative techniques for housing, heating, and small-scale food production in both developing and developed countries.

Farallones Institutes * 15290 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental, CA 95465 * Appropriate technology, sustainable agriculture and environmental educational programs

Institute for Local Self-Reliance * 2425 18th Street NW, Washington DC 20009 * Healthy local economies, "waste as resource," appropriate technology. Provides research, education and direct technical assistance to cities and towns. Publications: numerous.

New Alchemy Institute * 237 Hatchville Rd, West Falmouth, MA 02536 * Research and education projects focusing on food, energy, water and waste treatment systems. Publication: New Alchemy Quarterly.

Ocean Arks International * 1 Locust Street, Falmouth, MA 02540 * Innovative research, development, and education for ecological sustainability. Publication: Annals of Earth.

Resource Renewal Institute * Building 1055, Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito, CA 94965 * Programs in sustainable resource management. Publication: Eco-2 Review.

Rocky Mountain Institute * Drawer 248/1739 Snowmass Creek Rd, Old Snowmass, CO 81654 * Efficiency and sustainability in energy, security, water, economic renewal, agriculture, and other issues. Publications: newsletter, numerous reports.

World Resources Institute * 1735 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20006 * Sustainable resource management.

DEVELOPMENT

ACCION * 1385 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139* Provides support to family-owned enterprises in low-income communities throughout the Americas.

FINCA * PO Box 1992, Tucson, AZ 85702 * Establishes village banks in Latin America and Asia providing small loans for individual or community projects.

Ladakh Project * PO Box 9475, Berkeley, CA 94709 * Promotes appropriate technology and sustainability in Ladakh as well as other developing nations.

The People-Centered Development Forum * MCC PO Box 740, Makati, Metro Manila 1299, Philippines * An international avenue of exchange on theory, process, strategy and technical information for development activists committed to inclusive, sustainable, and just programs and policies.

EDUCATION

Meadowcreek Project * Fox, AR 72051 * Promotes a sustainable and just world; environmental education, organic agriculture; offers an Environmental Leadership Program.

New Horizons for Learning * 4649 Sunnyside North, Seattle, WA 98103 * Non-profit; Explores cutting edge innovations in learning. Publication: On The Beam.

CULTURAL AFFAIRS

Cultural Survival * 11 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, Tel: (617) 495-2526 * Focuses on rights and needs of indigenous peoples and ethnic minorities. Publication: Cultural Survival Quarterly.

Center for Innovative Diplomacy * 1793 Sky Park Circle, Suite F, Irvine, CA 92714 * Promotes local involvement in global political affairs. Publication: Bulletin of Municipal Foreign Policy.

Center for Neighborhood Technology * 2129 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647 * Seeks affordable, locally controlled ways for urban residents to meet needs for food, shelter, energy, jobs and a healthy environment. Publication: The Neighborhood Works.

Green Committees of Correspondence * PO Box 30208, Kansas City, MO 64112 * Clearinghouse for Green political groups in the US Publication: Green Letter/Greener Times.

Humor Project * Saratoga Institute, 110 Spring St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 * Promotes the practical uses of humor in professional settings. Publication: Laughing Matters.

Institute of Cultural Affairs * 1504 25th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 * Promotes innovation and sustainable development; numerous offices around the world.

Regeneration Project * Emmaus, PA, 18049 * Regeneration in health, the economy, agriculture, economics and building a sustainable society. Publication: Regeneration.

Urban Ecology * PO Box 10144, Berkeley, CA 94709 * Communities & environment; urban design; ecocities; alternative transportation; mixed use zoning; Ecocity Berkeley.

Planet Drum Foundation * Box 31251, San Francisco, CA 94131 * Bioregional education. Publication: Raise the Stakes.

US/USSR RELATIONS

Institute for Soviet-American Relations * 1608, New Hampshire Ave. N. W., 2nd floor, Washington, DC 20036 * US-Soviet cooperation; directory of exchanges and initiatives. Publication: Surviving Together.

Center For Soviet-American Initiatives * 3268 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94115 * Citizen Diplomacy exchange programs in the USSR and US.

ECONOMICS

Catalyst * 64 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602 * Newsletter; provides information and networking for individuals, institutions and businesses on alternative economics.

Institute for Community Economics * 151 Montaque City Rd, Greenfield, MA 01301 * Promotes community land trusts.

New Road Map Foundation * 5557 38th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105 * Offers course on "Transforming Your Relationship with Money"; promotes volunteer service work.

Trusteeship Institute * 23 Baker Rd, Shutesbury, MA 01072 * Helps companies convert to worker ownership on Mondragon cooperative model; community land trusts and responsible investing.

EARTH & SPIRIT

Chinook Learning Center * PO Box 57, Clinton, WA 98236 * Courses exploring a comprehensive vision of the future from an ecological, ecumenical spiritual perspective.

Cathedral of St. John the Divine * 1047 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10025 * Innovative institution embracing ecology and spirituality. Publication: Cathedral.

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