CIVICUS is an international alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen
action and civil society throughout the world. CIVICUS' special
purpose is to help nurture the foundation, growth, protection and
resourcing of citizen action throughout the world and especially in
areas where participatory democracy, freedom of association of citizens
and their funds for public benefit are threatened.
Generations United (GU) is the only national
organization that focuses solely on promoting intergenerational
strategies, programs, and policies. It provides information about
intergenerational initiatives around the US (both Learn and Serve and
other types of programs). Generations United, as a clearinghouse itself,
coordinates information for over 130 intergenerational efforts.
Grameen Foundation USA works in partnership with the Grameen
Bank, pioneer of small loans to the poor, to fight poverty all over the
world. The Grameen Bank was started in Bangladesh in 1976 as an
experiment of how a small amount of credit could affect the lives of the
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
The Institute's mission is to
improve the community services and social supports available to
individuals with developmental and other disabilities, and their
families throughout the United States and abroad.
Association of Justice Volunteerism (IAJV)
The International Association of Justice Volunteerism is committted
to the improvement of the juvenile and adult criminal justice systems
through citizen participation.
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