Holding Government Accountable


Key resources

Oceana USA: http://usa.oceana.org/


Oceana seeks to make our oceans more biodiverse and abundant by winning policy victories in the countries that govern much of the world's marine life. Founded in 2001, Oceana is the largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation.


Campaign for Accountability

Anne Weismann, Executive Director

Email: info@campaignforaccountability.org

Phone: (202) 780-5750

Contact form: http://campaignforaccountability.org/contact/

Tipline: http://campaignforaccountability.org/tipline/

Campaign for Accountability is a 501(c)(3) project that uses research, litigation and aggressive communications to expose misconduct and malfeasance in public life.

Journalism That Matters

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Journalism That Matters Resources page - http://www.journalismthatmatters.net/resources for resources on journalism that is possibility oriented, diverse, and engaged

Engagement Hub - http://www.engagementhub.org/ - connecting journalism and community engagement

Phone: (206)489-3652

Contact form: http://www.journalismthatmatters.net/contact

Email: jtm[at]journalismthatmatters.org


Journalism That Matters is a nonprofit that convenes conversations to foster collaboration, innovation, and action so that a diverse news and information ecosystem supports communities to thrive.They believe journalism matters most when it is of, by, and for the people.

Since 2001, the organization has hosted unconferences that have inspired hundreds of varied media initiatives around the nation. 

Pesticide Action Network North America

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1611 Telegraph Ave, Suite 1200

Oakland, CA 94612

phone: 510.788.9020


Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN North America) works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. They link local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens’ action network. 

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

Key resources

Read NSAC's blog: http://sustainableagriculture.net/blog/ 

Visit  NSAC on Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/National-Sustainable-Agriculture-Coalition/

Follow NSAC on Twitter: @sustainableag 

110 Maryland Avenue NE, Suite 209 Washington, D.C. 20002

Phone: (202) 547-5754

Email: info@sustainableagriculture.net

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is an alliance of grassroots organizations that advocates for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources, and rural communities.

Project Censored

Micky Huff, Director and Andy Lee Roth, Associate Director
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Address: PO Box 571, Cotati CA 94931

Phone:(707) 874-2695

E-mail: mickey@projectcensored.org or andy@projectcensored.org

Project Censored celebrates the work of independent journalists and the outlets that publish and broadcast their work, and holds the corporate media to account when they fail to adequately cover news that citizens and community members need to know in order to participate in the democratic process

Cause of Action

Mary Beth Hutchins, Communications Director

Address: 1919 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 650, Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 202-499-4232

Contact web form: http://causeofaction.org/contact/

Cause of Action is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses investigative, legal, and communications tools to educate the public on how government accountability and transparency protects taxpayer interests and economic opportunity.

National Priotities Project

Jo Comerford
Key resources
  • Build a Better Budget - an online tool to help users share share their thoughts about the government’s spending priorities with Congress
  • Federal Priorities Database - allows users to compare social indicators like unemployment rates and federal expenditures like amount spent on unemployment insurance
  • Publications - includes annual reports on issues such as the President's Budget request and the prior year's tax expenditures

Address: 243 King Street, Suite 109, Northampton, MA 01060 
Phone: 413-584-9556

National Priorities Project (NPP) makes complex federal budget information transparent and accessible so people can prioritize and influence how their tax dollars are spent.