Last Updated: May 18, 2015
- NRDC: Environmental Groups
Links to approximately 50 environmental organizations.
- Sierra Club
Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.
- National Audobon Society
Audubon's Mission: To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.
- City of Naperville: Enviromental Iniatives
Links to programs, committees and other recommended sources containing information about how you can help save the environment both at home and at work.
- Chicagoland Environmental Network
The Chicagoland Environmental Network (CEN) is a group of more than 200 environmental and natural resource organizations.
- Cousteau Society
"Founded in 1973 by Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the Society has more than 50,000 members worldwide. Half a century of protecting water systems has expanded to embrace a wide variety of programs to encourage communities to achieve sustainable harmony with Nature as the Cousteau Label program."
Oil Spill and Pollution Cleanup Contractors directory
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Clean Up Safely After a Disaster
- United Nations Human Rights
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
- Youth for Human Rights
Youth for Human Rights International works in cooperation with many other human rights organizations. Links to list of numerous Human Rights organizations.
- Amnesty International
Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights.
- Doctors Without Borders
"Medical aid where it is needed most. Independent. Neutral. Impartial."
- Red Cross
"The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world."
- Human Rights Campaign
Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equal Rights
- ACLU: LGBT Rights
The LGBT Project works for an America free of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
- Human Rights Watch: LGBT Rights
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
- Center Link: The Community of LGBT Centers
Local, State, and National LGBT Organizations and Groups
- PFLAG National
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends.
- It Gets Better Project
The It Gets Better Project's mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
- Matthew Shepard Foundation
The Matthew Shepard Foundation was founded by Dennis and Judy Shepard in memory of their 21-year old son, Matthew, who was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime in Wyoming in October 1998.