Projects currently sponsored by the Muste Institute
In addition to gifts for the Muste Institute's own work promoting active nonviolence, tax-deductible donations of $50 or more for our sponsored projects, listed below, are always welcome. Make your check (drawn on a U.S. bank) payable to A.J. Muste Memorial Institute and include the sponsored project's name on the memo line. Mail to A.J. Muste Memorial Institute, 339 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012.
To make an online gift, click here and designate your gift for the desired project. Donations of $100 or more may be split between the Muste Institute and one or more sponsored projects.
(Gifts not designated for another purpose go for the Muste Institute's own work. In order for your gift to be tax-deductible, your designation is considered a suggestion. The Muste Institute appreciates the opportunity to support the important work of our sponsored projects. If you have questions, email us at email@example.com.)
Association of Filipinas, Feminists Fighting Imperialism, Re-feudalization, and Marginalization (AF3IRM) (formerly GABRIELA Network), New York, New York: sponsorship of transnational, feminist, anti-imperialist educational work, grassroots organizing and advocacy. www.af3irm.org
Climate Crisis Coalition, South Lee, MA: sponsorship of educational work and organizing around the issues of climate change and the connections between environmental, social and economic equity. www.climatecrisiscoalition.org
East Timor & Indonesia Action Network (ETAN/U.S.), Brooklyn, NY: sponsorship of educational work and advocacy for human rights, women’s rights, social and economic justice, democracy and genuine self-determination in East Timor; and educational work and advocacy in pursuit of justice for human rights violations and crimes against humanity in East Timor, West Papua and Indonesia. www.etan.org
European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), Berlin, Germany: sponsorship of efforts to strengthen the efforts of human rights advocates across national borders, initiating and supporting key litigation and providing public education and training in international human rights law. ecchr.org
Friends of Co-Madres, Brooklyn, NY: sponsorship of efforts to promote human rights and seek justice for civilians killed during the U.S.-funded counter-insurgency war of 1980-1992 in El Salvador, through solidarity work with Co-Madres, a group of Salvadoran women who have engaged in nonviolent struggle since 1977 to discover the true stories behind the disappearances and murders of their loved ones. www.foco-madres.org
Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC), Ossining, NY: sponsorship of grassroots education and mobilization around the public safety, health and environmental threats posed by the Indian Point nuclear power plant. www.ipsecinfo.org
International Peace Bureau, Geneva, Switzerland: sponsorship of educational activities and publications promoting demilitarization, nonviolent social change and peaceful solutions to international conflict; and networking between national and international peace organizations. www.ipb.org
International Solidarity Movement-USA, Berkeley, CA: sponsorship of educational work and organizing in support of nonviolent opposition and resistance to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land, and in defense of the Palestinian people’s human, civil and territorial rights. palsolidarity.org
Jahalin Association (Al Khan al Ahmar), Jerusalem, Palestine/Israel: sponsorship of efforts by Bedouin refugees to resist forced displacement by the Israeli military, using grassroots activism with Palestinian, Israeli and international partners, legal petitions, and advocacy in a campaign for justice led by the community. www.jahalin.org
Movement for Justice in El Barrio/Movimiento por Justicia del Barrio, New York, NY: sponsorship of expanding leadership development and community education as part of organizing efforts to build the struggle for social justice in East Harlem, New York City.
Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics & Culture, Jerusalem, Israel: sponsorship of efforts to analyze freely and critically the complex issues dividing Israelis and Palestinians, and to promote rapprochement and better understanding between the Palestinian and Israeli peoples. www.pij.org
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), Gaza City, Gaza, Palestine: sponsorship of efforts to empower the Palestinian people by protecting and promoting human rights, the rule of law, good governance and representative participation in local and national decision making. www.pchrgaza.org
Peaceful Vocations, Fort Worth, TX: sponsorship of efforts to educate Fort Worth-area youth about the realities of military service and non-military educational and vocational alternatives. peacefulvocations.org
School of the Americas Watch, Washington, DC: sponsorship of educational work and organizing to build public opposition to the US military’s School of the Americas (now called Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, WHINSEC) and to promote a just US foreign policy toward Latin America. www.soaw.org
War Resisters International, London, UK: sponsorship of research and education around conscription and conscientious objection; activities connected with the publication of the newsletters; and conducting educational activities concerning the use of nonviolence to resolve conflicts and build social empowerment, including lectures, publications, conferences, etc. www.wri-irg.org
War Resisters League, New York, NY: sponsorship of educational work on peace, disarmament, nonviolence, conscientious objection, militarism and related issues. www.warresisters.org