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Literacy.org

Literacy.org

“Literacy.org at the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, is comprised of” National Center on Adult Literacy (NCAL) and the International Literacy Institute (ILI).
Subject: Education–Adult Education; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Functional Literacy

The Whole Family Center

The Whole Family Center

This site is aimed at understanding and improving all kinds of family relationships. Produced by experienced psychologists and includes articles on marriage, parenting, kids and teens, families, problems, coping with daily life. Deals with such topics as infertility, anorexia, divorce, suicide as well as everyday family problems.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

BBC World Service – Pakistan Floods

BBC World Service – Pakistan Floods

This BBC World News page features several articles and photo essays about recent floods in Pakistan. It includes articles about how the floods are still claiming lives, Pakistani villagers’ stories, and Pakistan’s cycle of natural disasters. Find information and resources on the subject from the BBC World Service.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Meteorology/Climatology; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Oceanography/Hydrology; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Hunger; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

EZ/RC Address Locator

EZ/RC Address Locator

A map site provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. View a map of any U.S. zip code or city with information on population, income, ethnicity, housing, or community development programs.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

Sesame Street Parents

Sesame Street Parents

Sesame Street Parents offers expert advice on a variety of topics to help raise happy and healthy children. Interactive flash story books on topics like going to the doctor help kids and parents work through day to day problems in a fun way.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Fun Stuff–Fun Stuff Resources For Parents & Teachers

ServiceLeader.org

ServiceLeader.org

The Virtual Volunteering Project provides resources to agencies that recruit and manage on-line volunteers, as well as to people who are on-line volunteers. Useful for anyone interested in utilizing technology to benefit their organizations.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations

Economic Policy Institute: Viewpoints

Economic Policy Institute: Viewpoints

???This testimony was presented by EPI economist Heather Boushey before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Thursday, February 14, 2002.??? This testimony gives a framework for understanding how social policy affects low income Americans.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Working Poor

Hot Potatoes

Hot Potatoes

This site features information about a one hour documentary of the pathogen that was a main contributor to the Great Irish Famine of 1845-1850. A historical overview of potato blight as well as links and resources are given.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Famine

The Wounded Healer Journal

The Wounded Healer Journal

“Since 1995, TWHJ has been a point of presence on the web for psychotherapists and others who have experienced the devastation of traumatic experiences, including child abuse.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

“Provides near real-time alerts about natural disasters around the world and tools to facilitate response coordination, including media monitoring, map catalogues and Virtual On-Site Operations Coordination Centre.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Public Safety; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences

Assisted Senior Living

Assisted Senior Living

Provides information on assisted living, nursing homes, in home senior care, Alzheimer’s care, hospice care, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and independent living.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Aging; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

Boardman’s Birthday Party Ideas

Boardman’s Birthday Party Ideas

“A site for parents to find themes and ideas for their children’s parties. Each theme is set up to include ideas on ‘how to’ do the party themselves including invitations, decorations, cake, goodie bags, games and activities. “
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Public Agenda

Public Agenda

“Public Agenda prepares a broad array of educational materials that help explain policy issues to the public in a balanced and easy-to-understand way. Our guides offer a nonpartisan briefing on policy and polling — including ‘red flags’ where poll results may be misleading; a digest of news, legislation, and studies; and research sources. We of …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Law, Government & Political Science

Kids Growth

Kids Growth

“A Resource for Parents by Pediatricians and Child Care Experts.” Kids Growth offers information on parenting and behavioral problems, stages of development, and medical conditions. Visitors can participate in discussions on child health and development topics or ask questions of the “team of pediatricians and child care specialists.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics