Place Based Grass Roots Groups Political Action Web

Within the Town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina there are Organizations, Issues, Events, and Projects. These are listed below.

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See also Geopolitical Relatives of Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Local Food

Peace and Justice

Students United for a Responsible Global Environment (SURGE)

Contact: Dennis Markatos,, (919)843-6548

SURGE, Students United for a Responsible Global Environment, is a nonviolent network led by students, but not limited to students, dedicated to achieving social, economic, political, and environmental justice and peace through collective education and action.

Campaign to End the Cycle of Violence

Contact: Dave Lippman,

Organizes teach-ins, demonstrations, and educational work on all aspects of the world wide war and opposition to it. We attempt theatrical and other creative approaches to drawing new people in and keeping anti-war presence alive and in the public eye and the government's face.


Daylight Community Partnership Foundation

Contact: Taj Forer,

DCPF seeks to empower communities to document their own stories and provide a platform in which to share it. Images are powerful communicators and we want to give people the ability to make their own, to particapate in the flood of media fed to us by conglomerates and corporate sponsors.

Internationalist Books

Internationalist Books is a volunteer run collective, a not-for-profit bookstore, a progressive community center, and community owned cooperative.


Carolina Garden Co-op

NC Powerdown

A group that meets monthly to discuss Peak Oil and develop alternatives.


We receive donated and abandoned bicycles and parts, and work with members of our (and the wider traingle) community to repair and ride off on their own "new" bicycles.



The Peoples Channel

Triangle Free Press

Independent Voices



Iraq Occupation

Why Should We Get Out Of Iraq

How Will We Get Out Of Iraq

Fuel Consumption




Chapel Hill Energy Descent Action Plan


Self-taxation on fuel

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