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Please consider becoming a member to sustain TMC’s core functions so that we can continue to promote our mission and vision of building a more peaceful and just world regionally and nationally through our campaigns and projects.

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Anti-War Committee

The Thomas Merton Center Anti-War Committee (AWC) emerged in opposition to the imminent invasion of Iraq in January of 2003. Highlighting the erroneous reasons that the Bush administration offered to justify invading Iraq, the AWC, together with the Pittsburgh Organizing Group, planned what became the largest antiwar mobilization in the Pittsburgh area since the anti-Vietnam War protests. The TMC Anti-War Committee also organized like-minded peace oriented groups to protest the gathering of the G-20 in Pittsburgh in 2009.

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Book ‘Em

Book’Em is an all-volunteer, non-profit project of the Thomas Merton Center that sends donated educational books and quality reading material to prisoners and prison libraries in Pennsylvania. Volunteers work to match prisoner requests with collected books and special wrap book parcels to meet prison regulations. The group is volunteer led and the majority of funds raised are used for postage costs to ship books to prisoners.

Environmental Justice Committee

This committee is dedicated to issues of environmental rights and local democratic right of people working to preserve clean air, clean water, and soil.  To get involved, please contact Wanda Guthrie at 412-596-0066 or email us at environmentaljustice

Marcellus Shale Protest Group

Marcellus Protest is an alliance of western PA groups & individuals building a broad movement to stop the destruction of our environment and communities.

Friends of the Harmed / Publishers of Shalefield Stories

Shalefield Stories are testimonies from those harmed by dangerous drilling in the oil and gas shalefields. With support from faith communities, public-health researchers, environmental organizations, and social justice groups, we provide support to impacted individuals and families in Western PA. Donations from the sale of the book “Shalefield Stories” provide assistance to those harmed by drilling. Everyone deserves safe potable water and clean safe air. Order a book at

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Fight For Lifers West

An advocacy group for Pennsylvania Lifers and their families. We try to educate the general public about Life WithOut Parole, implement change in the judicial system, work with other advocacy groups, and offer emotional support to lifers, family and friends of lifers.

Harambee Ujima / Diversity FOOTprint

Established in 2001, Harambee Ujima has committed itself to free-trade as the means for black liberation; to open access and chart a new future for Southwestern Pennsylvania as an African-American social/economic generator for free trade in regional and global community markets.

Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition

Raises awareness and support for the ongoing crisis in the Darfur region of the Sudan by rallying support for action to end the genocide. This group organizes events in Pittsburgh and lobbies congressional and senate offices in support of legislation to improve protection for the people of Darfur and bring perpetrators of war crimes to justice. More information is available at the Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition.

Pittsburghers for Public Transit

This group of Pittsburghers are advocating for mass transit because it’s essential for healthy environments, economies, and communities. We believe public transportation is our need and our right. To find out more visit our website at

Pittsburgh Campaign for Democracy Now!

The Pittsburgh Campaign for Democracy Now! (PCDN) was formed in early 2003 with the goal of bringing the program Democracy Now! to a radio station in Pittsburgh. The show is now on WRCT 88.3 FM each weekday at 8am.  We need to continue to raise funds to keep it on.  To get involved, contact Danny Sleator at


Pittsburgh350 is the Pittsburgh chapter of the international movement, which aims to use grassroots organizing to run adaptive, locally-driven campaigns for meaningful action on climate change.

Westmoreland Marcellus Citizens Group

The Westmoreland Marcellus Citizens Group (WMCG) consists of volunteers from all over Westmoreland County representing small townships and municipalities. Our mission is to educate citizens on the impacts of Marcellus Shale hydrofracturing on the health, natural environment, air, water, and land of each community as well as the long-term economic impact.