Movendi originated in North America, more specifically in Utica, New York, USA and spread from there around the world. Today, the Movendi movement is represented through 10 Member Organizations in four countries of the Americas.


ACT Promoção da Saúde

Associated Member

ACT Health Promotion is a non-governmental organization that acts in the promotion and defense of public health policies, especially in the areas of tobacco control, healthy eating, alcohol control and physical activity. This work is carried out through advocacy actions , which include political advocacy, communication, mobilization, networking and research, among others.

ACT was created in 2006 to act in the area of ​​tobacco control and, as of 2013, it expanded its scope of work to incorporate the defense of adequate and healthy eating, physical activity and alcohol control. Together, these four guidelines represent the main preventable risk factors for chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which include cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, diabetes and cancer and are the leading cause of death in the world. ACT’s work also includes human rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


Red PaPaz

Full member

They are a non profit organization founded in 2003 whose main purpose is to advocate for the protection of children and adolecent’s rights in Colombia and Latin America and to strengthen the capacities of relevant actors to guarantee their effective compliance

Costa Rica

Costa Rica Saludable

Full member

The association Costa Rica Saludable is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation, made up of an alliance of different social actors, non-governmental organisations and government allies, whose goal is to strengthen the action of civil society in the development of prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Costa Rica, through education, awareness, research and promotion of effective policies.

We understand that the role of civil society is essential and urgent to counteract interests that hinder progress and improvements in the common well-being of Costa Ricans. The Healthy Costa Rica Association emerged in 2019, with the participation and commitment of a group of civil society professionals motivated by the desire to promote effective strategies that affect the triggering factors of NCDs in Costa Rica.

United States of America

CLAS – Coalition for Americas’ Health

Associated Member

CLAS is a coalition that brings together more than 200 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in America with the purpose of preventing and controlling Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the region. These are heart and cerebrovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases, and mental disorders.

Founded in March 2011, its objective is to strengthen the action of Civil Society to prevent and control these diseases through political advocacy, education, awareness and research, at the national and regional level, so that effective policies are implemented, in line with the objectives of the United Nations (UN), the World Health Organization (WHO) and its regional office, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and the NCD Alliance.

Young People in Recovery

Full member

YPR envisions a world where all young people have the resources they need to thrive in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol.

YPR’s mission is to provide the life skills and peer supports to help people recover from substance use disorder and reach their full potential.

YPR’s core values are community, caring, respect, inclusion, and commitment.

Alcohol Policy Resource Center at Prevention First

Associated Member

Prevention First is a nonprofit organization founded in 1980. They engage with local communities to promote healthy behaviors and prevent drug and alcohol misuse in every community.

Prevention First’s Alcohol Policy Resource Center provides training, education, resources, and tools on evidence-based alcohol policy strategies to municipalities, local officials, law enforcement, and community coalitions focused on underage drinking in communities throughout Illinois to make an impact both directly and indirectly with their programs and training.

Recover Alaska

Associated Member

Recover Alaska is a multi-sector action group working to reduce excessive alcohol use and harm across the state. Our belief is that the entire community is impacted by alcohol, so the solutions are going to take all of us. We focus on every aspect of the continuum, from prevention and harms reduction to treatment and recovery, and seek to make sustainable change.

Carlton Hall Consulting

Full member

Carlton Hall Consulting LLC is a multi-faceted full service consulting firm designed to provide customized solutions and enable measurable change for communities, organizations, and individuals. They deliver a system of professional services to clients in the public and private sectors.

Their clients work to create a better world, and they help them by solving complex social problems to improve the human condition. Carlton Hall has been providing intensive substance abuse prevention focused and community solving services to the nation for the last 25 years. These services include national and community based training opportunities, direct technical assistance at the local, state, national and international levels.

Movendi NY

Full member

Movendi NY is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization dedicated to building community by uniting, strengthening and empowering people to confront alcohol as a serious challenge to health, safety, and wellness in New York State.
They do this by educating about, and advocating for, comprehensive and evidence-based public policy solutions; celebrating and promoting the value of alcohol-free choices, and mobilizing those who embrace them; and, building a movement to reduce alcohol-related consequences.



Full member

IOGT-USA is an organization of men and women of all ages who promote the ideals of temperance, peace and brotherhood. IOGT-USA is a voluntary, democratic organization based on the work of heart-driven people. IOGT promotes cultural and educational activities for the benefit of all.

IOGT-USA recognizes that a global approach must be taken to social problems. For this reason, IOGT-USA is engaged in outreach and development work and promotes the principles of human dignity, democracy, tolerance and justice at all levels of society.