Engaging with like-minded organizations and institutions in the United States and on the African continent strengthens the work of Africa Action. To help build connections, we offer the following links to web pages, websites and resources provided by allied organizations and others with useful information on issues related to Africa and Africa Action’s priority campaigns.
Engaging with like-minded organizations and institutions in the United States and on the African continent strengthens the work of Africa Action. To help build connections, we offer the following links to web pages, websites and resources provided by allied organizations and others with useful information on issues related to Africa and Africa Action’s priority campaigns. * Strategic Partners * Resources on Zimbabwe * Resources on the Congo * Resources on Sudan * Resources on HIV/AIDS * Resources on Debt Cancellation * Other Allied Organizations
Foreign Policy in Focus Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) is a think tank for research, analysis, and action that brings together scholars, advocates, and activists who strive 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. Go >
Jubilee USA Network Jubilee USA Network is the U.S. arm of the international Jubilee movement working for debt cancellation for impoverished nations. Jubilee USA Network is made up of 70 organizations and grassroots coalitions across the United States, including Africa Action. Go >
Resources on Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) ZCTU's mission is to promote, advance and safeguard the economic, social and constitutional freedoms of workers in Zimbabwe. It works to secure a national legal and political framework of democracy and good governance by strengthening the capacity and independenceof its affiliates.
Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development The Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development, ZIMCODD, is a socio-economic justice coalition established in February 2000 to facilitate citizens' involvement in making public policy and practice pro-people and sustainable.
Women of Zimbabwe Arise WOZA, the acronym of Women of Zimbabwe Arise, is an Ndebele word meaning ‘come forward’. Now with a countrywide membership of over 75,000 women and men, WOZA was formed in 2003 as a women’s civic movement to:
Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition is a Coalition of more than 350 civil society organizations. It was conceived in August 2001 as a collective response by Zimbabwean civics to the multi faceted crisis facing the nation.
Resources on the Congo
Friends of the Congo The Friends of the Congo (FOTC) is a 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt advocacy organization based in Washington, DC. The FOTC was established in 2004 to work in partnership with Congolese to bring about peaceful and lasting change in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), formerly Zaire.
Georges Malaika Foundation Founded in 2007 by Congolese Cypriot Noella Coursaris Musunka, GMF is comprised of a diverse team of non-profit and private industry professionals with a vocation for empowering African girls through education.
Heal Africa HEAL Africa’s hospital and community development work address the root causes of illness and poverty for the people of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The hospital and the 28 women’s houses in Maniema and North Kivu have provided a safe place for many victims of the war, and have been a motor for combating poverty and promoting community cohesion over the past 14 years.
Global Witness Global Witness exposes the corrupt exploitation of natural resources and international trade systems, to drive campaigns that end impunity, resource-linked conflict, and human rights and environmental abuses.
Rights and Accountability in Development RAID's mission is to promote a rights-based approach to development. RAID works to advance corporate accountability, fair investment and good governance to ensure the human rights of people living in poverty are respected by the private sector, international financial institutions and governments.
Resources on Darfur & all Sudan
Amnesty International USA Amnesty International USA’s website features investigate reports, analysis and action alerts on the crisis in Darfur and human rights concerns in the region. Go >
Darfur Consortium The Darfur Consortium is an umbrella group of African civil society groups, and other groups working in Africa, concerned about bringing an end to the crisis in Darfur. Its website includes statements and publications on the crisis. Go >
Darfur Peace & Development Darfur Peace & Development is an organization run by Darfurians, which seeks to promote and restore peace & development in Darfur, Sudan. The website includes latest news and opportunities to sponsor refugee schools and make donations. Go >
ENOUGH The ENOUGH Project is a project of the Center for American Progress that attempts to find solutions and policies that work to change the international conversation about crimes against humanity and to bring genocide to an end. Go >
Eric Reeves This site links to electronically published analytic briefs and advocacy writings on Sudan by Professor Eric Reeves of Smith College, MA. Go >
Treatment Action Campaign (South Africa) The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) website supports their mission by raising public awareness and understanding about issues surrounding the availability, affordability and use of HIV treatments. Go >
Yes Africa Matters "This initiative is the work of the Catholic Task Force on Africa, a Washington DC based group of advocates who come together monthly to share our work, passion and perspective with each other on behalf of our many constituents who are working for justice and peace in Africa...." Go >
Economic Justice Network Lesotho [EJNL] "The Economic Justice Network Lesotho [EJNL] is an alliance of diverse independent and voluntary organizations (Non-Governmental Organizations, Community Based Organizations, Trade Unions and their Networks, Faith-Based Organizations, representatives of media which have activities in the field of economic governance etc). Go >
Jubilee South Jubilee South publishes an e-newsletter and the Jubilee Journal, a good source of critical analysis of debt from Jubilee’s network of 85 groups in over 40 countries. Go >
Jubilee USA Network This website features action alerts, updates, analysis, reports, and other resources on debt cancellation. Go >
Jubilee Zambia In addition to analysis of the impact of debt in Zambia, this website offers a critique of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative in Zambia. Go >
Kenya Debt Relief Network (KENDREN) KENDREN uses the materials on this website to raise awareness among Kenyans about the impact of the heavy debt burden on the provision of social services in Kenya. Go >
MWENGO MWENGO’s website offers policy alerts, publications and analysis on economic justice issues. Go >
Africa Today Associates (ATA) Africa Today Associates, Inc. (ATA) is a non-governmental organization which conducts educational and research activities to bring together academics, activists, and community groups to address the challenges and issues of Africa. Go >
Africa Faith and Justice Network AFJN works closely with Catholic missionary congregations and numerous Africa-focused coalitions of all persuasions to advocate for U.S. economic and political policies that will benefit Africa's poor majority, facilitate an end to armed conflict, establish equitable trade and investment with Africa and promote ecologically sound development. Go >
African Services Committee African Services Committee is a nonprofit organization based in Harlem and dedicated to improving the health and self-sufficiency of the African community in New York City. They provide health, housing, legal and social services to more than 10,000 newcomers each year, focusing on HIV prevention, testing, care and advocacy. Go >
All Africa Conference of Churches The All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) is a fellowship of Churches and Institutions working together to mobilize people of faith around social and economic justice (overcoming poverty), health and wholeness (HIV/AIDS), and international relations (governance, ethics and morality). Go >
Justice Africa Justice Africa serves as focal point for activities by a range of like-minded organizations in Africa. Justice Africa currently focuses on HIV/AIDS and Darfur. Go >
Roadmap for Peace Roadmap for Peace is a set of principles and recommendations endorsed by a diverse group of policy, faith-based, development, and direct service organizations and individual experts convened by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). The consensus is in: Americans favor a new direction in U.S. foreign policy that recognizes the intersection of national and global security and favors multilateral, cooperative approaches to global challenges. Go >
TransAfrica Forum TransAfrica Forum serves as a major research, educational, and organizing institution for the African-American community, focused on the economic, political and moral ramifications of U.S. foreign policy as it affects Africa and the Diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America. Go >