North Carolina links
· The Institute for Southern Studies (www.southernstudies.org)
Founded in 1970 by veterans of the civil rights movement, the Institute
for Southern Studies and its award-winning journal Southern Exposure have
established a national reputation as an essential resource for grassroots
activists, community leaders, individuals and organizations working to
bring lasting social and economic change to the region.
· NC Center for Voter Education (www.ncvotered.com)
Dedicated to improving the quality and responsiveness of North Carolina's
election system by examining North Carolina's current system of campaign
finance and election laws, and by promoting research and public discussion
about the electoral process.
· Common Cause - North Carolina (www.geocities.com/commoncause_nc)
A nonprofit, nonpartisan citizen's lobbying organization promoting open,
honest and accountable government.
· North Carolina PIRG (www.ncpirg.org/cfr/index.html)
The North Carolina Public Interest Research Group is working with the
North Carolina Center for Voter Education and North Carolina Voters for
Clean Elections to build support for comprehensive campaign finance reform
for North Carolina.
· LWV - NC (www.rtpnet.org/~lwvnc/)
The League of Women Voters, formed in 1920, is a nonpartisan political
organization that encourages the informed and active participation of
citizens in government.
· Common Sense Foundation (www.common-sense.org)
A North Carolina non-partisan public policy organization whose primary
goal is to ensure that state government and the political process attend
to the interrelated economic, political, social, and cultural needs of
those who are systematically denied access to power.
· N.C. Justice and Community Development Center (www.ncjustice.org)
The Justice Center is dedicated to helping low income and working poor
North Carolinians escape poverty and achieve economic security. It includes
several well-known projects within its umbrella and is professionally
staffed by a team of lawyers, community educators and policy analysts.