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    Children's Defense Fund - Advocacy for American children, particularly poor and minority children and those with disabilities. Issues and programs include: Head Start, Healthy Start, Stand for Children, child care, health insurance, child safety, moral education.

    Action Alliance for Children - Publisher of the Children's Advocate news magazine covering trends and policy issues affecting children and their families.

    Annie E. Casey Foundation - Private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the U.S. Initiatives are related to reducing teen pregnancy, improving foster care, education reform, alternatives to juvenile detention, neighborhood improvement, and increased public awareness of children's issues.

    British Columbia Child & Youth Advocacy Movement - A coalition of 40 Provincial Organizations and hundreds of community groups who promote legislation, policy and practice that will enable children and youth to achieve their full potential and to participate in making a better world.

    Child Labor Coalition - National network for the exchange of information about child labor, providing a forum and a unified voice on protecting working minors and ending child labor exploitation, and develop informational and educational outreach to the public and private sectors.

    Citizens' Committee for Children of New York - New York City's oldest city-based, multi-issue child advocacy organization. This site offers alerts and facts about kids in NY.

    National Coalition for Child Protection Reform - Works to make the system better serve America's most vulnerable children by trying to change policies concerning child abuse, foster care and family preservation.

    Prevent Child Abuse Illinois - This organization works to prevent all forms of child abuse and neglect through public awareness campaigns, parent education and support programs, advocacy, and training and technical assistance.

    Association to Benefit Children - Childrens advocacy group with an array of programs that provide services in education, health, housing, metal health and employment.

    Buryat Families: Helping those left behind - A group concerned with the plight of abandoned and homeless children in Siberia.

    Federation for Children with Special Needs - Resources for parents who care for children with special needs, including links to a nationwide directory of Parent Centers on Disability.

    Best Interests - An electronic magazine for children's advocacy professionals, with news and articles on legal issues, medical and mental health topics related to the care of abused and neglected children.

    StandUp For Kids - "A nationally acclaimed and recognized all volunteer nonprofit organization committed to the rescue of homeless and street kids. Working with high risk youth, runaways, children of the night, and throwaways. Twenty outreach program in nine states.

    Childhelp USA/Virginia - This site promotes the prevention, education and treatment of child abuse and neglect through body safety programs for kids, residential treatment for abused children, and helpful lectures for adults - all free of charge - as well as the child abuse hotline.

    Kidscape - A registered UK charity committed to keeping children safe from harm or abuse.

    Kids First Fund - Designed to serve children who are orphans, handicapped, sexually abused, physically abused and pregnant teenagers in developing countries and economies of our world.

    South Carolina Families for Kids & Nexus for Youth at Risk - A collaborative initiative designed to engage agencies of the State of South Carolina in a joint effort to promote healthy development, educational success, and job readiness skills for children and youth.

    Wisconsin Council on Children and Families - A nonprofit, multi-issue child and family advocacy agency, whose mission is to promote the well-being of children and families in Wisconsin by advocating for effective and efficient health, education, and human service delivery systems.

    Partnership for Children - A non-profit group dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth in Greater Kansas City.

    Advocates for Children - Provides support and information for parenting in a complex world through the Parent Resource Center.

    World Children's Center - A planned community for approximately 500 orphaned, neglected and abused children from Georgia, the United States and the world.

    Family Preservation & Child Welfare Network - Offers trends and facts on child abuse & neglect, foster care, adoption, family violence, and child protective services.

    Eye to Eye : Palestinian refugees - Photographs and stories by young Palestinian refugees that offers visitors to come and share their stories and see where they live.

    On the Capitol Doorstep - Provides information on California and federal legislation affecting young children with a focus on child care and development programs.

    Unbroken Trust - A student club dedicated to educating the public about local and world issues related to child protection and child advocacy.

    ProJOVEN (ForYOUTH) - A nonprofit organization working to build the first and only residential-care home for troubled adolescents in Paraguay.

    Channel One Problems - A coalition of progressive and conservative groups opposing Channel One's presence in the schools, with extensive links to testimony, data, and activism.

    Cry For Love - A general child advocacy site that offers links to child welfare organizations and forums.

    Prevent Child Abuse in Iowa - This site works to end child abuse through parent education, home visitor, sexual abuse prevention, young parents programs, and crisis child care.

    Congo Child Soldiers - This site promotes disarmament and demobilization of child soldiers in Congo.

    The Child Advocate Network - Serves the needs of children, families and professionals while addressing medical, educational, psychiatric, legal and legislative issues.

    National Children's Advocacy Center - Provides prevention, intervention, training, and treatment services in the field of child abuse and neglect.

    Childhood Trust - Joint effort of Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati, the University of Cincinnati and concerned citizens, dedicated to stopping the pain of child abuse through education, evaluation, and treatment for victimized children and their families.

    Parent Help U.S.A. - A non-profit charitable organization dedicated to preventing the abuse of infants and children through parent education and family services, and emphasizes discipline without hitting or harming.

    Family Service Society - This site works to encourage and support individuals and families to improve their quality of life and to promote social responsibility.

    Children's Rights Council - National non-profit organization that works to assure children meaningful and continuing contact with both their parents and extended family regardless of the parents' marital status.

    The Schott Center - The Schott Foundation's mission is to develop and strengthen the movement for equity in education and child care. The Foundation funds initiatives aimed at improving public policy and educational and advocacy organizations.

    PINS - An organization across NY State advocating parent rights to obtain the authority to raise their teenage children by reforming legislation amending the persons in need of supervision law, raising the age up to 18.

    Soldier Child - Focuses on the effect of conflict on civilian children

    ChildPAL - An organization created to ensure the protection of children from, and a zero tolerance attitude toward, the occurrence of physical, emotional and sexual abuse within our schools and community.

    Children and Armed Conflict Unit - Database containing up-to-date information on issues about children and armed conflict, including press releases and links to other relevant sites.

    Child Mental Health Advocate - The Advocate serves the needs of children, families and professionals while addressing mental health issues.

    The National Mentoring Partnership - An organization that promotes, advocates and is a resource for mentors and mentoring initiatives nationwide.

    American Youth Policy Forum - Nonpartisan professional development organization providing learning opportunities for policymakers working on youth issues at the local, state and national levels.

    Safer Child - A nonprofit educational information and referral resource on all issues of child welfare, child health and child safety.

    National Association of Child Advocates - Nationwide network of nonprofit, multi-issue, nonpartisan state and local child advocacy organizations working to ensure children's safety, security, health and education.

    World Vision: You can make a difference. - A leading, international, Christian aid organisation that is working worldwide to bring hope and change to communities in need through our relief and development projects aimed at helping children in developing countries

    Christian Children's Fund - This site is dedicated to providing long-term care to needy children worldwide by offering information on child sponsorship and poverty reduction, action alerts, and online donation options.

    National Association for Multicultural Education - This site supports efforts in educational equity and social justice and provides resources for students and educators and valuable links to other sites.

    Campaign 2000 - End Child Poverty in Canada - A cross-Canada public education movement to build public awareness and support for the 1989 all-party House of Commons resolution to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000.

    Fair Treatment for Teens - A site that encourages participating businesses pledge to help ensure that young people won't be taken advantage of because of their age or inexperience and that they understand their rights as employees.


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