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CHILD & SPOUSAL ABUSE * BIRTH * DEATH & DYING * THE ELDERLY * ETHNIC CULTURE * FAMILIES & CHILDREN * HATE, BIGOTRY & VIOLENCE * MISC. * MYTHS & LEGENDS * WOMEN'S ISSUES
Doulas of North America (DONA) - labor support to birthing women and their families.
Social Security Death Index, etc. (Ancestry, Inc.) - Searchable by NAME! Use caution: there are about 55 million names in the index, clearly NOT a complete record of everyone who has died since 1933 when the SSA began keeping records. Names are included only if a death benefit was claimed. SSA has also been know to include living people on their list of the dead!
AgeSource Worldwide - (American Association of Retired Persons - AARP) describes clearinghouses, databases, libraries, directories, statistical resources, bibliographies and reading lists, texts, and Web 'metasites' focusing on aging or closely allied subjects. They cover topics ranging from Alzheimer's disease to wills and estate planning." Easily browsed or searched by topic.
AgeVenture Aging America Lifestyle News Trend Boomer Retirement Senior Demko - news and links for the aging population; retirement, trends, boomers ...
Aging Links (NY State Office of Aging)
Data Base News in Aging - (National Institute on Aging) annual summary highlights the aging-related products currently available from member agencies ot the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.
National Council on the Aging - umbrella association of "organizations and professionals dedicated to promoting the dignity, self-determination, and well being of older persons." Information on adult day services, health care, housing, independent living; Policy and legislative updates.
Senior Living Alternatives - home health care, nursing and retirement homes to assisted-living facilities; background information on financial considerations, living wills, other resources and checklists of questions to ask along the way
Third Age! - a lifestyle online magazine and web-based community for active older adults
wiredseniors.com (formerly Age of Reason (Seniors On-Line)
African American Studies Research Guide (by librarian Nancy Godleski) - "intended as a starting point for research into various areas of African American studies, including cultural and sociological studies, history, art, and literature,"
AFRO-AMERICAN ALMANAC - African-American History Resource
KemNet The Black Web Portal - African-American resources in art, literature, education, publications, health, organizations, etc.
MELANET - The ''Uncut Black Experience''
Coombsweb Asian Studies online research facility (Australian National Univ., National Institute for Asia and Pacific)
Encyclopaedia of the Orient - information on North Africa and the Middle East, encompassing all cultures and nations from "Mauritania in the west and Iran in the east, Turkey in the north and Sudan in south." The encyclopedia, which is updated weekly, contains 500 compendious entries, from Abadan to Zurvanism, comprised of original articles, photographs, graphics, music clips, and pronunciation clips. Users may search the encyclopedia by keyword or browse the entries via the alphabetical index.
Latino Culture (The Mining Co.)
Aboriginal Connections - An Indigenous Peoples Web Directory - (Rob Wesley) Canadian aboriginal, Native American, and international indigenous peoples and cultures.
Fourth World Documentation Project - Indigenous Peoples' Information for the Online Community. The Fourth World Documentation Project is an online library of texts which record and preserve our peoples' struggles to regain their rightful place in the international community.
Native American Navigator - Columbia Univ.
Family Research Council - Abortion, Abstinence, Adolescence, Adoption, AIDS, Euthanasia, Child Abuse, Child Care, Contraception, Crime, Capital Punishment, Divorce, Drugs, Education, Family Tax, Family Time, Family Policy, Family Structure, Family Values, Fatherhood, Gambling, Legislation, Government Reform, Health Care, Homeschool, Homosexual Issues, Homosexual Marriage, Illegitimacy, Immigration, Media, Military, Parental Rights, Popular Culture, Pornography, Religious Freedom, Religious Persecution, Sex Education, Women in Combat, Work & Family
Child Trends DataBank - (nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization) national trends and research on over 70 key indicators of child and youth well-being, with new indicators added each month." Includes info on health, social and emotional development, mental health, violence, health care, drug, alcohol and tobacco use.
Divorce Home Page - Lots on legal and psychological issues, plus. Excellent site!
Divorce Source: The Divorce Research Center - articles, case law, resources for each parent, child support, children's rights, taxes. site is new address/format of other divorce site I have on the site.
family internet - Family oriented Internet magazine, with commercials
Parent Soup! - Parenting News, live chat, and polls
SupportGuidelines.com - the law of child support, news, resources
Tolerance.org - "dismantling bigotry and creating communities that value diversity."
Poisoning the Web - An ADL Report on Internet Bigotry, Extremism and Violence
CHANCE News (J. Laurie Snell) - magazine about statistics and its use in society, used for teaching a probability statistics course.
Divorce Support Page - family law
Public Policy Organizations directory - The Resource Bank for The Heritage Foundation
Society of Professional Journalists - Rainbow Sourcebook - This tool for identifying experts on a wide range of subjects who are also members of minority groups is intended for journalists but could be useful for anyone looking for role models for minority youth.
Created by Barbara Gellis Shapiro (firstname.lastname@example.org)