greenmuseum.org is a web based organization that helps people create, present and appreciate art that heals our relationship with the natural world. The greenmuseum.org web site features a registry of more than 100 environmental artists that is searchable by name, country, and category. Each artist's listing includes images, artist statement, bio information, project descriptions, and related article(s) and web site(s). greenmuseum.org also features online exhibitions of environmental art developed in partnership with other museums, organizations, and curators.
DESIGN 21: Social Design Network’s mission is to inspire social consciousness through design by connecting people and organizations who want to explore ways that design can positively impact our communities. The Design 21 Network features a database with links to member designers and design organizations and to design projects organized by social theme and design type. The network also highlights design competitions that allow members to create solutions to social challenges along with a forum for non-profits to request design assistance.
WomenArts is a worldwide community of artists and allies that works for empowerment, opportunity, and visibility for women artists. It provides a variety of free networking, fundraising, and advocacy services. WomenArts Network, an online directory of more than 1,400 women artists and artist organizations, is searchable by issues, art form, or type of artist. Listings include brief personal statements, bios, link to the artist's web site, image, and contact information. Women's Employment in the Arts provides educational sources on gender bias in the arts.
Arts Engine, Inc. supports, produces, and distributes independent media of consequence and promotes the use of independent media by advocates, educators, and the general public. Advocates, educators and the public have limited access to media that illustrates a variety of points of view. In order to support the presence of diverse perspectives in our society, Arts Engine is dedicated to forging vital links between media makers and the public, and to realizing independent media’s potential for broad social impact.
The Arts & Democracy Project builds the momentum of a movement that links arts and culture, participatory democracy, and social justice. The Project works to increase civic engagement among people who have been traditionally disenfranchised and to build closer ties between arts and culture and sustained and strategic activism.
The Opportunity Agenda was founded to expand opportunity in America for people of color, poor people, immigrants, and women who face multiple barriers to opportunity that cannot be overcome through individual effort alone. The Opportunity Agenda builds support through communications and media, research, training social justice leaders, and policy advocacy.
Air Traffic Control (ATC) supports musicians and managers who want to be engaged in social change by providing resources needed to develop capacity and coordinate partnerships. Air Traffic Control provides Tools & Research on its web site and produces a monthly newsletter for subscribing musicians, publicists, and managers. ATC also manages an education fund that helps musicians use their talents to effect social change by connecting them to activists, organizations, and issue campaigns.
Architecture for Humanity seeks architectural solutions to humanitarian crises and brings design services to communities in need. It brings together individuals and firms involved in all facets of building design to provide design services to community groups, non-governmental organizations, funding agents, social entrepreneurs and other non-profit organizations.
Axis of Justice links musicians and music fans with local political organizations to effectively organize around issues of peace, human rights, and economic justice. Axis of Justice's web site includes a database of local activist organizations organized by state and nine national organizations. The Organizing Story Project is a series of essays and interviews describing successful organizing efforts to inspire and guide people interested in activism.
The Arts and Healing Network is an online resource for people interested in the healing potential of art. The site includes an extensive Projects database of creative social change projects and organizations categorized by the themes of Building Community, Education, Environment, and Health Care. Projects profiled range from creative projects in hospitals to artists raising awareness about environmental issues to projects that strengthen and revitalize a sense of connectedness between people. Inspiration provides resources to learn more about the field of art and healing.