The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine raises awareness about Israel's use of water as a weapon against the people of Palestine.
Our core principles are:
Water is a human right
Water should not be privatized
Water should not be used as an instrument of oppression
Water should be equally distributed
A group of volunteers, based in the Berkshire Valley, who are vitally interested in peace in Israel and Palestine, in human rights issues, and in working for justice and self-determination for the Palestinian people.
CODEPINK is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end U.S. funded wars and occupations, to challenge militarism globally, and to redirect our resources into health care, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities.
Eyewitness Palestine fosters a network of active individuals who understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the US role in it.
The Gaza Mental Health Foundation is a volunteer group raising money for and providing training to independent, non-sectarian mental health and women’s empowerment groups in the Gaza Strip.
GRALTA, is an acronym for Grass Roots Awareness, Learning, Travel and Advocacy. The “ALTA” part of the name reflects a four-phase process for mobilizing the grassroots and converting them from apathetic Americans into informed and critical thinkers by:
- Making people Aware of the conflict and its nature
- Offering them opportunities to Learn more about it
- Traveling with them to the region on a wide-ranging fact-finding mission
- Helping them to consider personal actions to Advocate for replacing years of failed American policy with new policies that lead to a durable peace
Green Mountain Solidarity with Palestine seeks to educate and inform the American people about the struggle of the Palestinian people for freedom, justice and a sovereign independent state.
Human Rights Awareness: Palestine Israel, is under the umbrella of the Social Justice Ministries Council at the Harvard UU church in the town of Harvard, MA.
The group has hosted speakers and film screeings and reached out to other churches in the Town of Harvard, MA
The purpose of If Americans Knew - New England is to raise public awareness about significant issues regarding Palestine, especially:
unreported, under-reported, or misreported information in our regional media &
U.S. complicity in the Mideast conflict.
A group of concerned citizens meeting monthly who support Palestine liberation, hosting some educational events in the community, including film showings and speakers, mostly in Ashfield, MA. Members include religious people, but the group is not faith-based per se.
Maine Voices for Palestinian Rights works to support nonviolent efforts toward an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories and to recognize political and human rights and dignity for all Palestinian people, whether through a bi-national or two-state solution.
Massachusetts Peace Action’s priorities are: nuclear disarmament; federal funds for human needs rather than military uses; ending wars and preventing new ones from starting; a foreign policy based on diplomacy rather than militarism.
Our goals are to foster comprehension of the constantly shifting political landscape, encourage Quaker and individual action, ultimately to contribute to a just peace in Palestine-Israel. One vehicle for this is a strong fair minute from NEYM.
The North Shore Coalition for Peace and Justice is a coalition of groups and individuals from the communities of The North Shore of Massachusetts.
The purpose of PEN is to educate its members and others about the true nature of the conflict in Palestine and Israel and the role that the United States is playing in the conflict.
The American Friends of the Palestinian House of Friendship in Nablus (West Bank) support the work of the Palestinian House of Friendship (PHF), founded by Prof. Mohammed Sawalha. It is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to serving the needs of children, youth and their families in nearby villages and the surrounding refugee camps and does not receive any funding from the Palestinian Authority. The American friends include chapters in the Boston area, western Mass, southern Vermont and Brooklyn, NY.
The purpose of the Pax Christi MetroWest group is to work toward peace, justice, and equality with a special focus on Palestine / Israel.
We do this by:
Educating groups, especially church based, via the study guide: Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian quest for Just Peace and a companion DVD,
Promoting nonviolent ways toward peace, especially in the Middle East, &
Taking prayer-based action based on the “facts on the ground”.
We are committed to the covenant of our faith, which speaks to the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equity and compassion in human relations and a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.
UJP works on BDS and other Palestine Support Work, and are a member of the US Campaign Against the Occupation.
Tree of Life was established by The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, Connecticut, to provide cross-cultural and transnational travel experiences, interfaith conferences and educational opportunities to help participants to become more enlightened and more engaged in making this a more just and peaceful world in which to live.
Vermont-based organization working along with other organizations having similar aims for a just peace in Palestine and Israel based principles of International law, though education, advocacy and action.