Resources for Anti-Apartheid Activities

Resources for Anti-Apartheid Activities


DC SCAR PO Box 18N1 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 483-4593 DC SCAR helps organize and support anti-apartheid, anti-racism, and other progressive activities in the D.C. area. SCAR publishes SCAR NEWS and is a resource for student antiapartheid, anti-racism groups around the country.

WASHINGTON OFFICE ON AFRICA 110 Maryland Avenue, N.E. Suite 112 Washington, D.C. 20002 (202) 546-7461 (202) 546-0408: legislative info. hotline WOA focuses on lobbying on bills affecting South Africa and southern Africa. They support sanctions against South Africa, an end to US aid to UNITA, and freedom and democracy for Namibia. WOA has up to date information on legislation affecting South Africa.

TRANSAFRICA 545 8th St, S.E. Washington, D.C. 20003 (202) 547-2550 Staffed exclusively by African Americans, TransAfrica lobbies for progressive legislation affecting Africa and the Caribbean.

SOUTHERN AFRICA MEDIA CENTER CALIFORNIA NEWSREEL 149 9th St, Room 420 San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 621-6196 Excellent source for films and videos on southern Africa, and on racism in the US.

AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON AFRICA 198 Broadway New York, NY 10038 (212) 962-1210 ACOA has long been a leader in the US anti-apartheid movement. Excellent source of information on South Africa, and a good resource for student anti-apartheid groups.

NAMIBIA INFORMATION SERVICE 1419 V St.N.W. Washington D.C. (202) 462-8197 Has up to date information on situation in Namibia.

NORTHEAST SOUTHERN AFRICA SOLIDARITY NETWORK (NESASN) PO Box 1322 New Haven, CT 06505 (203) 776-1970 Coordinates Dollars for Democracy in Namibia Campaign.

SWAPO (South West Africa Peoples Organization) 801 2nd Ave. Room 1401 New York, NY 10017 (212) 557-2450 Central US office of SWAPO, a good source for information and speakers on the Liberation Struggle in Namibia.

AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS 801 2nd Ave. room 405 New York, NY 1M17 (212) 490-3487 Central office of US representatives of the ANC. Good source for information and speakers.

MOZAMBIQUE SUPPORT NETWORK 343 South Dearborn St, Suite 601 Chicago IL 60604 (312) 922-3289 Good source of information on the struggle of the Mozambiquan people against the South African backed Renamo rebels.

ANGOLA FOUNDATION 5113 Georgia Ave, NW Washington, DC 20011 (202) 291-8100 Coordinates US movement to support the people of Angola.

FOOD FIRST 1885 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Has excellent resources on southern Africa, and US role in supporting apartheid.

OXFAM AMERICA 115 Broadway Boston, MA 02116 (202) 482-12111 Good source of information on southern Africa.

AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE 1501 Cherry Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 241-7169 Publishes an excellent anti-apartheid newspaper and has good materials on southern Africa, and information on speakers.

INVESTOR RESPONSIBILITY RESEARCH CENTER 1755 Mass. Ave. NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005 (202) 939-6500 Monitors US corporations in South Africa. Publishes monthly and yearly report. Check your school's library, and administrative office for a copy of latest report or call IRRC.

THE NATIONAL SHELL BOYCOTT CAMPAIGN 900 15th St. NW Washington, DC 2M05 (202) 842-735.

Editor: Dr. Ali B. Ali-Dinar, Ph.D.
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