Catholic Charities USA works in various areas such as adoption counseling, disaster relief, poverty awareness and raising awareness of social issues such as human trafficking and racial inequality. It works to provide aid to people in need and to activate the Catholic population to action.
Nubanusit Neighborhood & Farm in Peterborough, N.H., is a 29-unit cohousing community based on environmental values that includes an organic farm.
Dr. J. Cameron Muir is president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, which issued a position statement on Feb. 14, 2007, on “physician-assisted death.”
The National Farmers Union works to shape agricultural policy and educate rural leaders, farmers, and ranchers. Its website includes a link to state groups.
The American Soybean Association works to develop and implement agricultural policy. Its website lists state association presidents and state associate affiliate offices.
The American Farm Bureau Federation is the “national voice of agriculture.” It advocates for agricultural communities, farmers, and ranchers. Its website provides links to state farm bureaus.
The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program at the University of California-Davis provides research and education about agriculture and food systems. It posts a page explaining what sustainable agriculture is and what issues are involved.
Bob Stallman is president of the American Farm Bureau Federation. The national organization links to state farm bureaus. See its backgrounder (PDF) on the bill and an explanation of its priorities and concerns about the Senate measure.
Jon Scholl is president of American Farmland Trust, a conservation organization. It has a website devoted to the farm bill.