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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

Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

Grants Information Collection website provides links to funding and other resources relevant to philanthropy and nonprofit organizations. Also includes a link to funding resources for individuals.
Subject: Education–Higher Education–Financial Aid, Scholarships & Fellowships; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations

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

Nobel Women’s Initiative

Nobel Women’s Initiative

Founded by six female Nobel Peace Laureates, this foundation promotes non-violent efforts for peace, human rights, and a sustainable future.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Peace; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Points of Light Foundation HandsOn Network Volunteer Centers

Points of Light Foundation HandsOn Network Volunteer Centers

This locator service allows users to find designated “Points of Light” volunteer centers in each of the 50 states of America. Volunteer Centers are mostly independent non-profit organizations that work to bring “people and community needs together through a range of programs and services.” They provide a variety of programs and services such as “p …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Playground Dad

Playground Dad

Connects fathers “with the events and products that help them spend better time with their newborn to grade school aged kids.” Includes advice for dads.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Social Sciences Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Famine in Somalia – Photographs – NYTimes.com

Famine in Somalia – Photographs – NYTimes.com

The New York Times features two slide shows about the famine in Somalia: “Fleeing to Kenya (July 2011)” and “Dangers Hinder Aid (August 2011).” Thousands of Somalis are fleeing to refugee camps in Kenya every day. Many people, particularly children, die along the way; malnutrition puts them at increased risk for contracting deadly diseases. Insurge …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Famine

Homelessness Resource Center

Homelessness Resource Center

“An interactive community of providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at federal, state, and local levels.” The website offers information for agencies for the homeless including training and best practices. It also features fact sheets for various types of people who are homeless, and a library of articles that can be b …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

August 19, 2011, was World Humanitarian Day. This resource describes the crisis in the Horn of Africa and tells the story of a humanitarian aid worker there. People interested in supporting the relief effort can learn about how they can help and connect with reliable aid organizations.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Closing Guantanamo?

Closing Guantanamo?

Since 2002, the United States has used Guant??namo Bay as a location for detaining suspected terrorists. A “succinctly explained” overview of this controversial consequence of the War on Terror is provided by author Jonathan Masters in this Backgrounder from the non-partisan Council on Foreign Relations.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Terrorism

The Fire this Time

The Fire this Time

The Los Angeles riots of 1992 were caused by the interaction of police and a citizen. In LA, police were videotaped beating a man during a traffic stop. The city rioted for six days after three of the officers were acquitted, and the jury failed to reach a verdict about the fourth officer. This is a Time Magazine article by GEORGE J. CHURCH, Sylves …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

This resource, found within the University of Virginia’s Children’s Medical Center, is a tutorial for children and parents. It provides information about what cerebral palsy (CP) is, what the causes of CP are, different types of CP, problems people with CP may encounter, equipment used by people with CP, and therapy techniques.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research

Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research

“Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research strives to share HUD-funded and other research on housing and urban policy issues with scholars, government officials, and others involved in setting policy and determining the direction of future research. Cityscape focuses on innovative ideas, policies, and programs that show promise in re …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch–Agencies; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

CDC–Lead

CDC–Lead

The website, sponsored by the CDC, provides information and educational resources about lead poisoning. It includes literature, explanation of symptoms, screening information, and research and outreach news.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Public Safety; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Planning

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Planning

A collection of CDC information resources for the public, as well as laboratory & public health professionals, on preparing for and responding to terrorist threats of biological, chemical or radiological origin. Site topics include: Preparation & Planning, Emergency Response, Lab Information, Surveillance, News & Media Relations, Training, Resourc …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Public Safety; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Terrorism

Electronic Plant Information Centre (ePIC)

Electronic Plant Information Centre (ePIC)

A major project of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, ePIC provides “a single point of search across all Kew’s major specimen, bibliographic and taxonomic databases on the Internet.” Includes digital images and electronic documents.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany)

Extended Care Information Network

Extended Care Information Network

A searchable and browseable database which lists rehabilitation providers, caregiving centers and retirement homes for seniors all over the United States. The information provided about each center includes name, location, number of beds, and type of service provided.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

USA.gov

USA.gov

The U.S. Government’s official web portal providing links to key information for citizens, businesses and nonprofits, government employees and visitors to the U.S. Includes a government agency index and topical list of available resources.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Science & Technology; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US State & Regional; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections; Education–Higher Education–Financial Aid, Scholarships & Fellowships; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Economic; Money And Work–Consumer Information; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Space; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology; Money And Work–Student Aid; Health And Sexuality–Nutrition; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Travel; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Patrin

Patrin

Patrin is a learning resource and information centre about Romani culture, social issues, and current events. This web site has articles, links to other resources, a history of the Romani people, and information on language, culture, and arts.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Civil Rights Digital Library

Civil Rights Digital Library

The CRDL is a digital collection based on the Civil Rights Movement in Georgia, featuring newspapers, letters, videos, photographs and other archival materials. A very comprehensive sight who’s focus it to bring awareness to the subject, and to provide access points for education.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

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

FBI Handbook of Forensic Services

FBI Handbook of Forensic Services

“Provides guidance and procedures for safe and efficient methods of collecting, preserving, packaging, and shipping evidence and describes the forensic examinations performed by the FBI’s Laboratory Division and Operational Technology Division.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law Enforcement; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

disABILITY Information and Resources

disABILITY Information and Resources

A long list of articles about disability and links to disability resources on the Web, including databases, resource sites, events, products, services. Special page with numerous links to sources for information on accessible web page design.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Education–Special Education

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

Multinational Monitor: The Hierarchy of Income Inequality in the United States

Multinational Monitor: The Hierarchy of Income Inequality in the United States

This is an interview with Jared Bernstein, a co-director of research at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington D.C., in which he is interviewed about income inequality in the U.S.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Working Poor

Cafe Progressive

Cafe Progressive

“The place to start for progressive education reform, alternative politics, multicultural community, and a huge collection of progressive resources.” Site includes progressive on-line news resources, chat room, forums, and links to many other progressive Web resources.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

The Literary Saloon at The Complete Review: A Literary Weblog

The Literary Saloon at The Complete Review: A Literary Weblog

The Literary Saloon is the weblog of The Complete Review, which reviews books and provides blurbs from other reputable book review sources, as well as news and commentary (which is definitely not restricted to items that can be found on the net).
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

City Year

City Year

Online home of the City Year program through which young adults ages 17-24 dedicate an entire year of their lives to public service “as tutors and mentors, running after-school programs and leading youth leadership programs.” City Year serves 20 cities across the United States and has satellite affiliate programs in London and South Africa.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service

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

The Satellite Sentinel Project

The Satellite Sentinel Project

The war-torn African nation of Sudan remains (as of 2011) rife with potential for warfare between its Northern and Southern borders, and actor-activist George Clooney visualized a website that could monitor its borders so that action can be taken should battle – and the rampant human rights violations that accompany it – be reignited. Partnered wi …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Foreign Policy & International Relations; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

“The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.” This site offers statistics and reports on the OECD’s key topics, including health, education, corporate governance and nuclear energy.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Economics; Business & Economics–Statistics

Teamster Magazine

Teamster Magazine

Reporting on labor legislation that affects workers, and news on the actions of Teamsters unions around the United States. Includes sections on union organizing and navigating the judicial system.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace–Labor Unions–G Through M; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Pambazuka News: “Solidarity: Opposing violence against women: International Women???s Action for Peace and Human Security”

Pambazuka News: “Solidarity: Opposing violence against women: International Women???s Action for Peace and Human Security”

This article provides a comprehensive overview of the main aims of the Million Women Rise (MWR) delegation of British women who attended the Third International Action of the World March of Women in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo.delegation, including why DR Congo was chosen and why women are being attacked in the DRC. Further, informa …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women

LillyDiabeties.com

LillyDiabeties.com

LillyDiabetes.com provides information on diabetes itself and living with diabetes, including everything from risks for diabetes to recipes for those with diabetes. The site is extremely user-friendly, even including a handy dictionary of diabetes-related terms. Available in Spanish and English. This site uses Adobe Flash Player.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Nutrition; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Diabetes

The Info XChange

The Info XChange

A network of information for folks in the Victoria Region of Australia. Includes names, addresses and phone numbers of community outreach organizations dealing with housing, unemployment, and general human services. The site also includes a listing of employment opportunities.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

World News: Congo

World News: Congo

News stories and background information on Congo, covering the civil war and rebel movement, international peacekeeping efforts, AIDS/HIV, violence against women, and related topics. Includes video clips, analysis, and related links. From the Guardian Unlimited, the online companion to the British newspaper The Guardian.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War; Africa; Congo, Democratic Republic Of The

explore

explore

The website “explore” is “a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes.” This site includes short films and photograph collections of issues including environmental causes, education, human rights, public health, animal welfare, spirituality and disabilities.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Education–Teachers & Administrators–Lesson Planning; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Animal Rights; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

The International

The International

“The International is a media group that investigates important social issues across the world… Each section of The International impartially reports on the possible solutions to some of the world???s most important issues such as conflict, poverty, environmental sustainability, illness, cultural understanding, and inequality.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Foreign Policy & International Relations; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–International Government & Intergovernmental Groups–United Nations

The Community Toolbox

The Community Toolbox

“The Community Tool Box is the world’s largest resource for free information on essential skills for building healthy communities.” Thousands of pages of practical, step-by-step guidance in specific community-building skills are available in hundreds of sections.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

The Center for the Development of Peace and Well-Being

The Center for the Development of Peace and Well-Being

The Center for the Development of Peace and Well-Being seeks to promote peace ???by conducting and disseminating scientific research into the nature of peaceful human interactions.??? Site includes articles, news and events and a list of resources.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Peace; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Peace–Peace Movements

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

Economic Policy Institute

Economic Policy Institute

This comprehensive site provides facts at a glance, tables, charts, publication and resources in regards to the U.S. minimum wage.
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

Food Research and Action Center

Food Research and Action Center

“Founded in 1970 as a public interest law firm, FRAC is a nonprofit and nonpartisan research and public policy center that serves as the hub of an anti-hunger network of thousands of individuals and agencies across the country.” This site includes current news and analyses of hunger issues, lists federal food aid programs, and information on the C …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Food Relief

America’s Second Harvest

America’s Second Harvest

This site tackles the issue of hunger in America through a three-pronged approach: give help, get informed, and go local. Locations of local food banks, news that affects hunger and poverty in the United States, and ways to make donations can all be found here. On the homepage there is also a “Food Waste Counter” that is a running tally of the am …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Food Relief

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 Volunteer Network

Global Volunteer Network

Facilitates the placement of volunteers in international communities. Primarily focuses on collaboration with outreach programs, education, production, and conservation projects.
Subject: Education–English As A Second Language (ESL); Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Education–International Education; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Health & Medical Sciences–Health Care Issues

Jo???s Trust

Jo???s Trust

“Jo’s Trust is an online information and counselling service dedicated to women with cervical cancer, their family and friends.” The site offers free, confidential medical advice from experts and counselors. It also includes general information, news, events, frequently asked questions, and bulletin boards.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health

Reading Online

Reading Online

Reading Online is an electronic journal focused on literacy education. “The journal is intended to serve literacy educators working at all levels…Reading Online serves as a…forum for interaction and exchange among [those who are] interested in the broadly defined field of literacy education.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Functional Literacy; Education–K-12 Education

The Grantsmanship Center Archives

The Grantsmanship Center Archives

The Grantsmanship Center News and The Grantsmanship Center Magazine are packed with information on how to plan, manage, staff and fund the programs of nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Business & Economics–Business Administration & Management; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Business & Economics–Business Administration & Management; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations

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

The Bigger Pockets Blog

The Bigger Pockets Blog

Stay up-to-date with current real estate information written by experts in the field. This blog is meant for lenders, renters, homeowners, investors, bankers, landlords, and anyone else interested in the real estate market.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Business & Economics–Real Estate; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing; Business & Economics Blogs

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

Human Rights Education Association

Human Rights Education Association

An “international non-governmental organization that supports human rights learning,” the website contains 3,000 full-text guides, curricula, textbooks, bibliographies, treaties, and more.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law–Non-U.S. & International; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

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

The New Homemaker

The New Homemaker

“A Domestic Renaissance being crafted by women and men who’ve chosen to stay at home to work and raise children, and are reinventing and reviving lost household arts. Resources for cleaning and crafts, health and thrift, childcare and elder care favor a traditional and environmentally friendly wisdom of the hearth. “
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

The DRM Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet

The DRM Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet

“Disability Resources is a nonprofit organization that monitors, reviews, and reports on resources available to people with disabilities. We disseminate information about these resources to libraries, disability organizations, health and social service professionals, consumers and family members .” Site includes a searchable database of resources …
Subject: Reference–Associations & Organizations; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

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

Medicare Rights Center

Medicare Rights Center

The Medicare Rights Center provides help and information about medicare. It wants to make sure that people receive the proper medications and health care that they are entitled to. This site contains educational materials, newsletters, answer section about medicare, and an issues and action section. The site is also available in Spanish.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States

SERVEnet

SERVEnet

SERVEnet has a database tool called “Volunteer Now!” that was produced to match the skills and interests of volunteers with nonprofits and organizations that need volunteers, as well as serve as a resource for these organizations.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service

Altweb: Alternatives to Animal Testing

Altweb: Alternatives to Animal Testing

“Altweb is intended to foster the development of scientifically acceptable in vitro and other alternatives to animal testing. Alternatives are defined as methods which reduce animal use, replace whole animal tests, or refine existing tests by minimizing animal distress.” The site offers news, articles, lists of periodicals, information about alter …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Animal Rights

Street Drugs

Street Drugs

“A database of text information and photographs of ‘Street Drugs’ and frequently abused prescription drugs. This information is free to use by DARE or Police Officers or other educators.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

FamilyFun.com

FamilyFun.com

An online magazine for parents published by the Walt Disney Co., with original articles about all kinds of parenting information, including seasonal fun activities for kids, food ideas, travel info, games, coupon resources, and an online interactive community.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

City Journal

City Journal

One of the nation’s premier urban-policy magazines, it covers a wide range of issues, from school financing to urban architecture, as well as “the latest theorizing emanating from the law schools, the charitable foundations, even the schools of public health.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midatlantic (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania); Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Public Safety; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Terrorism; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

TypingWeb

TypingWeb

Provides a free online typing and keyboarding tutorial for all skill levels. Free registration required to save your progress. There are ten different languages with the appropriate keyboards you can learn with or even the Dvorak keyboard system. One exercise lets you type current news headlines for practice.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Computer Literacy; Applications By Type–Productivity Tools

Grandparents.com

Grandparents.com

Featuring everything a grandparent might want to know, including expert advice on games, movies, vacations, finance, food, toys, and more, including basic information like how to break the ice with your grandchildren. Advice is all for a grandparents’ perspective, whether you are right next door or across the country from your grandchildren.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

Your Rights-UK

Your Rights-UK

Your Rights is an “online guide to human rights law in England and Wales.” Read the rights of children, protesters defendants, workers, prisoners and more, and get the latest information on legislation and lobbying efforts for individual rights.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law–Non-U.S. & International; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Equality and Human Rights Commission

“The independent advocate for equality and human rights in Britain, the Equality and Human Rights Commission aims to reduce inequality, eliminate discrimination, strengthen good relations between people, and promote and protect human rights” by consulting with private groups, initiating political policy change and engaging the public.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law–Non-U.S. & International; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Compukiss

Compukiss

Aimed at providing basic computer instruction and beyond, for “those who didn’t grow up with computers.” Compukiss offers tips, reviews, and up-to-date news as well as how-to videos especially for baby boomers and seniors.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Computer Literacy

SciDev.Net

SciDev.Net

Offers current news about technology and science in developing countries. Includes original articles from SciDev and from other online sources such as Nature and Science.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Science & Technology–Science & Technology News

Pambazuka News

Pambazuka News

A newsletter about human rights in Africa. Exploring issues from women’s rights and elections, to health care. This weekly Fahamu publication allows you to read articles, contribute your opinion, and download and listen to podcasts.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

The National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Center for Victims of Crime

The NCVC, an advocacy organization for crime victims since 1985, has worked with more than 10,000 organizations and criminal justice agencies serving millions of crime victims. The site provides resources to victims of violence. Best viewed on Internet Explorer 6.0 and above.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Public Safety; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

Kellymom.com: Breastfeeding and Parenting

Kellymom.com: Breastfeeding and Parenting

Kellymom.com offers breastfeeding support and information, including free, downloadable handouts. The site also includes information on parenting, when to start solid foods, nutrition for mom and baby, and post-partum depression. Searchable.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

National Alliance to End Homelessness

National Alliance to End Homelessness

Nationwide federation of public, private, and nonprofit organizations that advances practical, community-based solutions to homelessness. This Web site provides a vast array of information about homelessness for service providers and for the general public. Available resources include Background and Statistics, Policy and Legislation, Best Practi …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness

Institute of World Affairs

Institute of World Affairs

The Institute of World Affairs is ???a non-profit, non-partisan, tax-exempt organization devoted to international understanding and the peaceful resolution of conflict.??? Site includes articles, news and events and resources regarding conflict prevention and peace-building programs.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Peace–Peace Movements

Center for Media Literacy

Center for Media Literacy

???Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating and creating media content, CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture.??? Site includes resource catalog, news, pub …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Information Literacy

National Assessments of Adult Literacy

National Assessments of Adult Literacy

This report seeks to ???describe the status of adult literacy in the United States, report on national trends and identify relationships between literacy and selected characteristics of adults.??? Site includes information on defining and measuring literacy, publications, resources, historical data, assessment design, data for analysis and archived …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Functional Literacy

Peace Dividend Trust

Peace Dividend Trust

???Peace Dividend Trust (PDT) is a non-profit foundation that promotes the growth of private enterprise in post-conflict economies by helping donors, aid agencies, and investors support local labour and entrepreneurs.??? PDT helps donors, aid agencies and investors support the growth of local business in post-conflict economies. Site gives list of …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War–Economic Aspects

The U.S. Economy at War

The U.S. Economy at War

This site takes a look at U.S. history from the time period of 1941-1980 and examines the socio/political climate and the subsequent effects on the U.S. economy.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War–Economic Aspects

ACRL Information Literacy

ACRL Information Literacy

Explains what information literacy is and gives resources such as standards and guidelines to help educators comply with the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. Resources include a step-by-step implementation toolkit, links to related resources, news and events listings.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Information Literacy

New Songs for Peace

New Songs for Peace

???This UNESCO-endorsed project is intended to encourage people to think about peace, talk about peace, and write a new song that we will collect and self-publish in a book. These songs will promote peace, cultural acceptance and understanding for those who work towards peace throughout the world.???
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Peace

National Poverty Center

National Poverty Center

The National Poverty Center (NPC) ???conducts and promotes multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research on the causes and consequences of poverty.??? Included in this site are frequently asked questions, news and events, research, publications and a list of links.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty

Covering Kids & Families

Covering Kids & Families

Covering Kids & Families (CKF), seeks to reduce the number of uninsured children and adults who are eligible but not enrolled in Medicaid SCHIP by ???conducting and coordinating outreach programs, simplify enrollment and renewal processes and coordinating existing health care coverage programs.???
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Children

Pov.net

Pov.net

Provides ???public access to current legal information, resources and organizations that relate to welfare, housing, mental health, WCB, EI, CPP, First Nations, and other areas of law which are relevant to people who are physically, mentally, socially, economically or otherwise marginalized.??? This site contains online resources relevant to Canadi …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty

The Racial Wealth Divide Project

The Racial Wealth Divide Project

This is a comprehensive site seeks to ???deepen the understanding and analysis about the historical and contemporary barriers to wealth creation and its negative impact on society???. Site provides articles, both archived and new, and links to resources.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Working Poor

Minimum standards in Food Security, Nutrition and Food Aid

Minimum standards in Food Security, Nutrition and Food Aid

This comprehensive site gives standards on how to assess and analyze food security, nutrition, malnutrition and food aid. Also gives fact sheets such as a food security assessment checklist, nutrition assessment checklist and a chart of nutritional requirements.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Nutrition; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Hunger

Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition

This comprehensive site gives information about nutrition and household food security along with resources and links.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Nutrition

Crime Films

Crime Films

Crime Films is part of the larger Crime Culture website and includes annotated links, film reviews, articles, and sections specifically on gangster or detective films, film noir, parodies, tv series, neo-noir, and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Genres–Drama; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

Fallen Fruit

Fallen Fruit

A new idea towards alleviating hunger, this site features a map of publicly accessible fruit trees that are fruiting around the Los Angeles area. There is also information on neighborhood food resources for particular areas.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Community Gardens

Brownfield Remediation: Solutions for Urban Agriculture

Brownfield Remediation: Solutions for Urban Agriculture

Information regarding urban agriculture and ???brownfields???, or contaminated city plots, and the methods of cleaning them up. Downloadable PDF files with information regarding soil contamination and urban agriculture.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Community Gardens

Food Share Learning Centre

Food Share Learning Centre

A very interesting site including information about community, container and rooftop gardening, community kitchens, gardening with children and a month-by-month guide.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Community Gardens

The Beyond Organic Show

The Beyond Organic Show

???The Beyond Organic radio show is an unique environmental radio and multimedia program, addressing issues of organic food and farming, social and environmental sustainability?????? with news, interviews and research.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Community Gardens

Earth Works Garden

Earth Works Garden

Information regarding community supported agriculture, city farming and food security. EarthWorks is a great example of a successful inner-city sustainable agriculture project.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Community Gardens

Mature Resources

Mature Resources

Mature Resources is a free internet monthly magazine covering a range of subject of interest to baby boomers through senior citizens. Topics include health and wellness, travel, leisure, retirement, and financial planning.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

Return of the Potato Blight

Return of the Potato Blight

This site gives an overview of Potato Blight, the conditions contributing to it in nineteenth century Ireland, and why we should still be concerned about this pathogen.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Famine

Worldphilanthropists.org

Worldphilanthropists.org

“Worldphilanthropists.org is a non-denominational, non-political organization designed to bring together on one site as much information as possible on the subject of philanthropy.” This site aims to enable those inclined toward philanthropy, “to access the sources, tools and networks they need to achieve their charitable aims.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service

Jewish Family Service Emergency Services

Jewish Family Service Emergency Services

This site provides information on emergency food service, specializing in kosher food. This Seattle, Washington site serves Jewish people in any location and provides service for any people within the surrounding three zip codes.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Food Relief

Plant a Row for the Hungry

Plant a Row for the Hungry

This site by the Garden Writers Association contains information about the grassroots program, Plant A Row. Gardening writers across the U.S. work in coordination with local emergency food services to encourage local gardeners to ‘plant a row’ to help alleviate hunger.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–General Gardening; Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Food Relief

DivorceNet

DivorceNet

“Family law advice on divorce, child support, custody, visitation, alimony, etc.” Includes interactive bulletin boards, chat rooms, a reading room and library, a state-by-state resource guide, and information for divorce lawyers. Searchable.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States

News for Parents

News for Parents

NewsForParents.org is directed at parents. Updated daily, the site provides clear, concise, jargon-free news and information related to children???s health, development and education. Founded by a licensed clinical psychologist.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

AFS: American Field Service

AFS: American Field Service

Wonder about being a global exchange student, a volunteer in an international organization, or a host family for another AFS student? Visit the AFS website!
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Clubs And Organizations–Exchange Students; School And Homework Help–College

One World One People for Peace

One World One People for Peace

Promotes volunteering all over the world to “turn the concept of world peace from a theoretical ideal into a practical, workable reality through positive means.” There are links to related articles, organizations and world-wide volunteer oppotunites.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Peace–Peace Movements

The September Project

The September Project

“The September Project is a grassroots effort to encourage public events on freedom, democracy, and citizenship in libraries on or around September 11. Libraries around the world are organizing public and campus events, such as: displays about human rights and historical documents; talks and performances about freedom and cultural difference; and f …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Issues; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Reference–News & Current Events

International Freedom of Expression eXchange

International Freedom of Expression eXchange

The International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX) is a global network of organizations that promote and defend freedom of expression. IFEX runs an alert service that monitors attacks on journalists, writers and others. Users can find current information on human rights abuses arranged by region. The website is available in English, French a …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

The Committee for Missing Children

The Committee for Missing Children

This website serves as an information clearinghouse for a parent advocacy group that provides photographs of and information about missing and abducted children. This web site is created as a resource for parents of missing children as well as lawyers, other non-profits and non-governmental agencies, and the agencies that must deal with child abdu …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF)

American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF)

The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) web site provides basic information for the public about Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, glaucoma, heart disease and stroke concerning such factors as symptoms, risk factors, health choices, and new research findings. Apply here to for funding from the foundation’s research efforts.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Vision And Eye Conditions; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

Clara Barton in Dansville NY, 1866 and 1876 -1886

Clara Barton in Dansville NY, 1866 and 1876 -1886

Read about Clara Barton’s work during her years in Dansville, New York, recognized as the site of the first local Red Cross Society of the United States.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midatlantic (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Feeding America

Feeding America

Feeding America is the leading hunger-relief charity in the country, supporting a network of food and hunger related agencies across local communities. Provides links and information for becoming involved in the fight against domestic hunger.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Hunger

Hunger Plus, Inc.

Hunger Plus, Inc.

Not for profit organizations geared toward “providing food and related supplies for emergency use and for longer term projects to improve food security.” Includes a newsletter, list of projects currently supported, and success stories of past projects from around the world.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Food Relief

USDA: Food and Nutrition

USDA: Food and Nutrition

The United States Department of Agriculture provides a list of online food assistance links. According to their site, “food assistance programs increase food security and reduce hunger by providing children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Nutrition

World Hunger Notes

World Hunger Notes

As a service of the World Hunger Education Service, the goal of this website is to “inform the community of people interested in issues of hunger and poverty, the public, and policymakers, about the causes, extent, and efforts to end hunger and poverty in the United States and the world.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Hunger

Bread for the World

Bread for the World

“Bread for the World is a nationwide Christian citizens movement seeking justice for the world’s hungry people by lobbying our nation’s decision makers.” This site includes news and statistics relevant to world hunger issues, as well as information on contacting legislators.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Food Relief

Terrorism: Questions and Answers

Terrorism: Questions and Answers

“If you???re bewildered by anthrax, Afghanistan, and a lot else that???s happened since September 11, join the crowd. Our aim is to help sort it all out for you???in a question-and-answer format that???s authoritative, easily understandable, and nonpartisan.” A service of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Terrorism

UNODC and Terrorism Preventiom

UNODC and Terrorism Preventiom

This site outlines the role of the UN in global anti-terrorism actions. There are links to specific legislative measures and other organizations concerned with terrorism. There is also an informative list of partnerships of which UNODC is part.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Terrorism

Vegan Outreach

Vegan Outreach

Vegan Outreach is a non-profit organization that “is dedicated to reducing animal suffering by promoting a vegan lifestyle.” Included in the site are resources for advocacy such as the Adopt-a-College program, and downloadable publications relevant to vegan living.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Animal Rights

Our World Too: The Ultimate Gay and Lesbian Parenting Resource

Our World Too: The Ultimate Gay and Lesbian Parenting Resource

With a focus on “building strong alternative families,” this site is a resource for same-sex couples raising children. There are informative sections regarding creating a family, spiritual and legal issues, and a collection of articles from the queer community relevant to family life. There is also a large marketplace of books and other goods tha …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Animal Welfare Information Center

Animal Welfare Information Center

This is a site operated by the United States Department of Agriculture. It seeks to educate the public on the “improved animal care and use in research, testing and teaching.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Animal Rights

Animal Welfare Institute

Animal Welfare Institute

“AWI is a nonprofit charitable organization founded in 1951 to reduce the sum total of pain and fear inflicted upon animals by humans.” The site includes updated news stories covering animal rights issues, as well as a link to their lobbying organization, the Society for Animal Protective Legislation (SAPL).
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Animal Rights

The A-T Children’s Project

The A-T Children’s Project

The A-T Children’s Project Home Page was “created to provide physicians, research scientists, families and support providers with information about an inherited childhood disease called Ataxia-Telangiectasia.” You can find answers to questions such as what A-T is, how it is inherited, and how to diagnose patients. Information about A-T’s relevanc …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Genetic Disorders

LD Online

LD Online

An excellent place to look for the ABCs about learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder. Provides information about how to get help, how to assess your own child, a glossary of terms, teaching techniques, parenting tips, and more. You can also view a calendar of events in the LD community and have a chance to purchase current publicatio …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

The UNHCR contains a large amount of information about refugees from around the world. Information includes basic data about who UNHCR helps and how, what a refugee is and what rights they have, refugee statistics, photos of refugee life, press releases and other timely information, a clickable image map linking to data by region, publications, an …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–International Government & Intergovernmental Groups–United Nations; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

The American Association of Retired Persons

The American Association of Retired Persons

The AARP has compiled a lot of information for seniors together in this site. There is information about legal issues relating to retired persons as well as informational essays about lifestyle changes, family, money management, working etc. Further, there is information about volunteer and community programs in which retired persons can either don …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

Best Buddies

Best Buddies

Best Buddies is dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to become friends. Through their site, you can learn about programs in which you can participate. A list of places on the internet to find more information about intellectual and developmental disabilities is also available.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Contains useful information on animal rights issues, including research projects and results, investigations and rescues, fact sheets on animal-related topics, excerpts from PETA publications, an animal cruelty-free shopping guide, recipes, and the organization itself.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Animal Rights

Social Security Online

Social Security Online

This site tells you all you need to know about Social Security Administration in the United States. There are social security forms, frequently asked questions and information about how to contact the administration. There is also an option for viewing the site in Spanish.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

Amnesty International External Country Reports

Amnesty International External Country Reports

Amnesty International provides a variety of information about violations of human rights around the world. You can read detailed reports on human rights violations and you can read about campaigns that have been launched to put an end to those injustices.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

National Coalition for the Homeless

National Coalition for the Homeless

A national advocacy network committed to “ending homelessness. Provides facts about homelessness, references to research materials, a directory to homeless/housing organizations, the NCH newsletter and calendar, and information about legislation and policy.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness

EUREKA! AGORA–Assemblage of Great Online Resources for Adults

EUREKA! AGORA–Assemblage of Great Online Resources for Adults

Resource for adult basic education instructors. Includes instructional planning, trade books, and instructional strategies.
Subject: Education–Adult Education; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Functional Literacy; Education–Teachers & Administrators

BBC – Crime – Case Closed

BBC – Crime – Case Closed

Gathers profiles of infamous crimes and criminals and shows how forensic science helped to solve crimes. Profiles such criminals as Jeffrey Dalmer, John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson, and Son of Sam, and cases like the Great Train Robbery, Watergate, and the Millennium Dome Heist.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law Enforcement; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

Beyond Indigo

Beyond Indigo

Beyond Indigo is an online community that provides support to people who are grieving. It has chat rooms, grief tools and support, information about funerals and financial help.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

This site belongs to the oldest political/social organization of Afghan women, struggling for peace, freedom, democracy, and women’s rights in Afghanistan. The site contains a biography of Meena, founding member of RAWA, who was murdered in 1987 by agents of the KHAD (the Afghanistan branch of the KGB.)
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality

The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress

The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress

“Center for the Book affiliates carry out the national Center’s mission in their local areas, sponsor programs that highlight their area’s literary heritage and call attention to the importance of books, reading, literacy and libraries.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy; Arts & Humanities–Libraries

WomenWatch: UN Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women

WomenWatch: UN Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women

An information gateway to the many United Nations services and programs working towards women’s equality and empowerment. Offers the latest UN news on women’s rights, videos, publications, committees, and more.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Justice Information Center of the NCJRS

Justice Information Center of the NCJRS

This site is a service of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service. It has information on corrections, courts, crime prevention, criminal justice statistics, drugs and crime, international justice issues, justice grants, juvenile justice, law enforcement, research and evaluation, and resources for crime victims. The site is searchable, and …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law Enforcement; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

Childcare.gov

Childcare.gov

“A new web site designed to bring all of the Federal agency resource about child care together in one place. You will be able to find Federal funding sources, keep up to date on safety alerts, find and share promising practices and much more.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

PBS Sound and Fury: Deaf Culture

PBS Sound and Fury: Deaf Culture

Provides a perspective on cochlear implants and includes streaming videos (Real Player format) of individuals who are deaf sharing their views on cochlear implants and their perspectives on living with deafness. Site offers a fingerspeller player, sign language phrases and lesson plans for grades 6 through 12.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities; Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Culture

McGruff.org

McGruff.org

This site presents safety tips for children of all ages. There are safety-related
activities and games with McGruff and his friends for kids 5-12 years old, tips
for teenagers and young adults on how to fight crime, and resource materials
for adults working with children and young adults.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime; Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reference–Organizations; Health–Safety

Fathering Magazine

Fathering Magazine

“Fathermag.com considers itself to be “the on-line magazine for men with families” and provides a lengthy catalog of articles on family and fathering. The articles examine social issues affecting children and child development ,and include personal expreience stories. Some articles contain strong language.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Wotanging Ikche Native American News

Wotanging Ikche Native American News

This weekly newsletter’s mission statement is to keep “the brothers and sisters who share our Spirit informed about current events within the lives of those who walk the Red Road. ” This is available through email or the world wide web and contains news stories, community services and events, and political activities affecting Native Americans. ( …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Western Criminology Review

Western Criminology Review

“The Western Criminology Review (ISSN 1096-4886) is aAcholarly journal official sponsored by the Western Society of Criminology and located at wcr.sonoma.edu. It is a a forum for the publication and discussion of theory, research, policy and practice in the rapidly changing and interdisciplinary fields of criminology and criminal justice.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

The Week Online with DRCNet

The Week Online with DRCNet

Latest issue of an electronic newsletter by the Drug Reform Coordination Network, generally advocating legalization of drugs. It covers the entire spectrum of Drug War-affected issues, including Sentencing Reform, Decriminalization, Asset forfeiture Reform, Drug Education, Medical Marijuana, Needle Exchange, Chronic Pain, Drug War Militarization, a …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions

United Nations Chronicle Online Edition

United Nations Chronicle Online Edition

“The UN Chronicle is a quarterly magazine published by the United Nations Department of Public Information and available worldwide through subscription. This web site contains selected articles from the print magazine. The UN Chronicle covers a broad range of activities and programmes of the far-reaching United Nations system, as well as questions …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Sciences News; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–International Government & Intergovernmental Groups–United Nations

Twins Magazine

Twins Magazine

“Twins Magazine is geared toward the growing number of multiple birth families. This site offers information on every stage of raising twins from pregnancy to adolescence. This site also provides selected articles from each issue of the magazine, along with subscription and book ordering opportunities, e-mail for comments, and advertising informa …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Reunions Magazine

Reunions Magazine

“Reunions magazine is dedicated to the joy of family, class and military reunions and everyone who is searching for a reunion – adoption, genealogy, and lost loves. Content focuses on reunion organizing, searching and helping organizers be well-educated and wise reunion consumers.” Site features full text of current issue and discount subscriptio …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Policy Magazine

Policy Magazine

“The quarterly journal of Australia’s leading public policy research institute. Since 1984, Policy has consistently published articles authored by some of today’s leading thinkers on issues of public policy. Due to the quality of work and the diversity of topics discussed, Policy is widely read in Australia and around the world.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Economics; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Education

Philanthropy Journal

Philanthropy Journal

“Philanthropy Journal helps people understand, support and work in the nonprofit and philanthropic world.
Through a daily Web site and free, weekly email bulletin, we deliver online philanthropy and nonprofit news and information.

Electronic media are transforming the way people practice philanthropy, online giving, and the way nonprofits do bus …

Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations

Peace Magazine

Peace Magazine

“Six times a year we publish articles, news stories, book and film reviews, letters, and a calendar of events. We discuss disarmament; conflict resolution; nonviolent sanctions; peace institutions (e.g. the United Nations and the World Court); conflicts and crises around the world; profiles of activists and researchers; and controversies about deve …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War

The Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution

The Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution

“The Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution is intended as a resource for students, teachers and practitioners in fields relating to the reduction and elimination of conflict. It desires to be a free, yet valuable, source of information to aid anyone trying to work toward a less violent and more cooperative world. “
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War

Catalyst

Catalyst

“Nucleus is the Union of Concerned Scientists’ quarterly magazine. It includes articles about our research findings, progress reports on our policy reform efforts, and updates on congressional and state legislative decisions.”
This publication has been replaced by “Catalyst”
Subject: Science & Technology; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Natural Life: Your Guide to Sustainable Healthy Living

Natural Life: Your Guide to Sustainable Healthy Living

Covers ecology and the environment, health, food regulations and safety, sustainable living, organic gardening, parenting, progressive politics, biotechnology, women’s issues, and homeschooling.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Myria, the magazine for mothers

Myria, the magazine for mothers

Myria is “an online magazine created to support, inform and encourage women who are mothers…Myria was created to deliver the best of both worlds: meeting your needs as a woman, but never forgetting the joys and responsibilities of motherhood.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Mothering

Mothering

Celebrating the experience of parenthood, this magazine centers on natural family living. Mothering is independently owned and the print version is read in “more than 65 countries.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Ma’Zine

Ma’Zine

“Moms Online Ma’Zine is a weekly magazine written by Moms for Moms. Yes, that means you too! Rather than featuring professional writers, or writing which is already published elsewhere, Ma’Zine proudly presents original essays, stories, and poems written by real Moms like yourself. Dive into some quality writing by Moms who are struggling with prob …
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Illinois Issues

Illinois Issues

“Illinois Issues magazine is dedicated to providing fresh, provocative analysis of public policy in Illinois. With a special focus on Illinois government and politics, the magazine pays close attention to current trends and legislative issues, and examines the state’s quality of life. The magazine also engages its readers in dialogue, enhancing the …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US State & Regional

Home Educator’s Family Times

Home Educator’s Family Times

Family Times offers articles, information and resources relevant to parents who are homeschooling their children.The print magazine is published five times a year and is developing an online presence, with some previous issues or articles from issues accessible online.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Education–Alternative–Homeschooling

Hip Mama

Hip Mama

“Hip Mama is the only parenting publication that explores the real experience of parenthood; not just the superficial aspects, but the true challenges and rewards of creating a family . . . The zine started as a forum for young mothers, single parents, and marginalized voices, but has grown to represent progressive families of all varieties.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Hearing Health Magazine

Hearing Health Magazine

“A one-of-a-kind magazine designed for people who experience any degree of hearing loss, tinnitus, or other ear disorder. Professionals, educators, and significant others also find HEARING HEALTH a useful resource as they seek ways to improve communication. From the dangers of loud noise to training hearing dogs to the controversy surrounding sign …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities

Grand Times

Grand Times

“A unique weekly magazine published for active older adults. Controversial, entertaining and informative, we celebrate life’s opportunities and examine life’s challenges.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

Fathering Magazine

Fathering Magazine

“Fathermag.com considers itself to be “the on-line magazine for men with families” and provides a lengthy catalog of articles on family and fathering. The articles examine social issues affecting children and child development ,and include personal expreience stories. Some articles contain strong language.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Exploring Adult Literacy

Exploring Adult Literacy

“Exploring Adult Literacy (EAL) is… intended to address the needs of adult literacy practitioners in adult basic education, family literacy and workplace literacy. This is a peer reviewed journal. Our goal is to provide practical, but research-based short articles on new ideas in the field as well as position papers, lesson plans, reviews, and a …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Functional Literacy

Diversity Digest

Diversity Digest

“Diversity Digest is specifically designed to: broadly illuminate the scope, accomplishments and educational value of the campus diversity movement; and help practitioners learn to effectively articulate and communicate the educational value and success of their local diversity initiatives. Diversity Digest will provide practitioners with readily a …
Subject: Education–Higher Education–Student Life; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

“The Chronicle of Philanthropy is the newspaper of the non-profit world. Published every other week, it is the No. 1 news source for charity leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise. This Web site offers a summary of the contents of the current issue of The Chronicle, a list of forthcoming conf …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Sciences News; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service

Child Welfare Review

Child Welfare Review

“Child Welfare Review is an electronic journal that brings together current papers on important topics in child welfare. Many of the articles are located at web sites around the world. The links to the articles allow quick access to these papers.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

The Big Issue

The Big Issue

“The Big Issue was set up in 1991 to give homeless people the chance to make an income. It campaigns on behalf of homeless people and highlights the major social issues of the day. It allows homeless people to voice their views and opinions.” … “The magazine is comprised of 3 distinct sections: news and features, arts & culture and social action …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Reference–News & Current Events–Journalism

Before Birth and Beyond

Before Birth and Beyond

“The StorkNet community newsletter spotlighting articles on pregnancy, infant/child health, reader tips, freebies, and info of interest to parents and those who work in the areas of pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting, and pediatrics.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Ark Online

Ark Online

“ARK Online is an independent publication staffed by a (small) group of people who care about animals and want to use the Web to broadcast information about animal welfare to a wide array of readers. We believe in the democratic potential of the Web and so chose to be an exclusively electronic format. ” The site includes articles relating to animal …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Advocacy Groups; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

OnEarth

OnEarth

National Resources Defense Council sends OnEarth (formerly called The Amicus Journal) out to its membership and also publishes it online. The online version has poetry, fiction, nonfiction, letters and responses from NRDC, links to archives of OnEarth, selected articles, and book reviews.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

African Wildlife News

African Wildlife News

“African Wildlife News is published five times a year by the African Wildlife Foundation for our members. The articles spotlight AWF field activities and important developments for African wildlife populations and habitats.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Social Sciences–Social Sciences News; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Accord: An International Review of Peace Initiatives

Accord: An International Review of Peace Initiatives

“A resource for diplomats, mediators and negotiators; relief, development and human rights workers; journalists and academics. Its four main functions are to provide: a practical learning resource to enrich people’s understanding of the potentialities and pitfalls of ‘peacebuilding’; a primer for international readers unfamiliar with specific war …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War

Ability Illustrated

Ability Illustrated

“The first publication focusing on disabilities to crossover into mainstream America.” Features articles concerning the ADA, as well as human interest stories, celebrity interviews, support center listings, and much more.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Advocacy Groups; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

Administration on Aging

Administration on Aging

Includes many resources for elders and their families, including information about housing, nutrition, caregivers’ information, Alzheimer’s resources, statistics on aging, and other resources. Also includes the Resource Directory for Older People.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

Tolerance.org

Tolerance.org

“The mission of Tolerance.org is to create a national community committed to human rights. Its goal is to awaken people of all ages to the problem of hate and intolerance, to equip them with the best tolerance ideas and to prompt them to act in their homes, schools, businesses and communities… Tolerance.org is structured for easy access to news, …
Subject: Social Sciences–Sociology; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Abilityhub: Assistive Technology Solutions

Abilityhub: Assistive Technology Solutions

Provides adaptive technology solutions for people with disabilities related to accessing daily information. Provides a basic overview of assistive technology, and links to companies and product descriptions for adaptive technologies.
Subject: Science & Technology–Communications; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

The Benton Foundation

The Benton Foundation

The Benton Foundation seeks to utilize the public interest use of communications to bring about social benefits. Through its seven projects, the foundation attempts to shape the public interest in emerging communications environment in the public interest. The Foundation merges philanthropy, public policy and community action to use digital media t …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Science & Technology–Communications; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

The Crime Library

The Crime Library

Easy to read, fact-based narratives about well-known crimes and criminals throughout history. Includes crime stories and stories about gangsters, outlaws, gunmen, serial killers, terrorists, spies, and assassins, as well stories of people who were wrongly charged and punished for crimes. Famous police officers are also included, as well as inform …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law Enforcement; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

The Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) is an “archive that collects, preserves, documents, and exhibits domestic and international posters relating to historical and contemporary movements for peace and social justice.” Online examples from the collection with full catalog records.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality

Pain Resource Center

Pain Resource Center

Bibliographies of print literature and links to online resources about chronic pain management, pain assessment, palliative health care, quality assurance, and ethics in nursing. Offers resources for both consumers and healthcare professionals.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Aging; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Health & Medical Sciences–Nursing; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS; Health & Medical Sciences–Pain Treatment & Management; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Blood Disorders

Internet Fraud Complaint Center

Internet Fraud Complaint Center

“IFCC’s mission is to address fraud committed over the Internet. For victims of Internet fraud, IFCC provides a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of a suspected criminal or civil violation. For law enforcement and regulatory agencies at all levels, IFCC offers a central repository for complaints related to Inter …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

The International Dyslexia Association

The International Dyslexia Association

International non-profit organization devoted to the study and treatment of the learning disability dyslexia. Its web site provides general information on this condition (including common warning signs), news on assistive technologies, listings of related conferences and seminars, legislative information, and more.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities

Senior Housing Net

Senior Housing Net

Senior Housing Net’s Information Center provides a glossary of terms, a moving checklist, and links to health information and long term care financing. Senior Housing Net’s directory contains descriptions, photographs, floor plans, online tours, links to onsite managers of retirement communities, assisted living facilities and nursing homes. The re …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

Grants, Etc.

Grants, Etc.

GRANTS, ETC. provides an annotated directory of links to government, foundation, corporate, and individual funders in the U.S., Canada, and abroad. The site also provides links to other nonprofit information sources.
Subject: Education–Higher Education–Financial Aid, Scholarships & Fellowships; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations

The National Fair Housing Advocate Online

The National Fair Housing Advocate Online

A “resource designed to serve both the fair housing advocacy community and the general public with timely news and information regarding the issues of housing discrimination.” This comprehensive site covers current and archived fair housing news, a database of fair housing cases, statutory materials, an agency finder, and action alerts.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

Art Attack

Art Attack

“Art Crimes. How does science help to solve fraud – the most popular category of art crime? Art fakery is a peculiar beast. Sometimes it is driven by pure greed. Sometimes it is driven by misplaced artistic admiration.” Art Attack includes sections on detection techniques, such as the use of neutrons and x-rays.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts

Disability Data Accessibility Issues

Disability Data Accessibility Issues

“Accessible web page design enables people with disabilities to use the Internet–and helps everyone to use the Internet better. InfoUse and other key national sources have developed materials on principles of accessible design, along with some specific guidelines.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Home Page

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Home Page

“This website contains the most comprehensive collection of translations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948. Over 250 different language versions are available in HTML, PDF and graphical forms.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Philosophical

Family Education Network

Family Education Network

“The FamilyEducation Company’s mission is to help parents help their children succeed. We provide parents with the information and resources they need to actively participate in their children’s learning process.” This site addresses topics related to children of all ages and contains resources dealing with schools, news and policy, parenting, the …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Teachers & Parents Corner

The Natural Child Project

The Natural Child Project

Dedicated to parenting and education that respects children. Research articles by leading writers in the field about attachment parenting, breastfeeding, child advocacy, homeschooling. Also book reviews and letters from readers around the world.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Education–Alternative–Homeschooling

Andrei Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons and Human Rights

Andrei Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons and Human Rights

This site is devoted to the “father of the Soviet hydrogen bomb”, the “Soviet physicist who became … a spokesman for the conscience of mankind.” “This exhibit tells about Sakharov??s extraordinary life,” including information about his history, his work in nuclear physics, his views on democracy and human rights, and links to other sites. The si …
Subject: Science And Technology–Physics–Atomic And Nuclear Physics; Science And Technology–Physics–Physicists; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Amnesty International Report 2005

Amnesty International Report 2005

An annual report covering human rights issues and violations around the world. The report is divided by region, and contains a general overview for each region, with links to reports for individual countries. Topics include the death penalty and executions, war and refugees, imprisonment, and political dissent.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

National Alliance to End Homelessness

National Alliance to End Homelessness

Nationwide federation of public, private, and nonprofit organizations that advances practical, community-based solutions to homelessness. This Web site provides a vast array of information about homelessness for service providers and for the general public. Available resources include Background and Statistics, Policy and Legislation, Best Practi …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness

No Nonsense Self-defense

No Nonsense Self-defense

This site gives you infomation and practical advice on how to avoid crime and violence. There is information about how to avoid dangerous situations and people, including explanations of how criminals think and operate. The site also gives warning signs of potentially violent people and situations.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

Parent News

Parent News

This comprehensive site features articles on parenting, movie revies, tips, resources, facts, and a wealth of other information. A must visit site for parents and children.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Land Trust

Land Trust

Provides information and resources related to creating land trusts in order to protect environmentally valuable land from development and destruction.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare