Helen Suggests These Quality Organizations!

Ostentor, Regensburg, Germany.  Photo by Helen

Ostentor, Regensburg, Germany.  Photo by Helen

Center for Worker Justice in Eastern Iowa (CJW) unites workers across race, ethnicity, and immigration status to pursue social and economic justice through issue-based organizing and community alliances. For more information go to: http://www.cwjiowa.org/

Council on International Visitors to Iowa Cities (CIVIC) is a non-profit organization that hosts international visitors from around the globe. CIVIC aims to facilitate the exchange of ideas, build global ties locally, foster mutual understanding, and forge friendships across national borders. For more information go to: http://civiconline.wordpress.com/

Inside Higher Ed is an online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education. Whether you're an adjunct or a vice president, we've got what you need to thrive in your job or find a better one: breaking news and feature stories, provocative daily commentary, areas for comment on every article, practical career columns, and a powerful suite of tools to help higher education professionals.  Look for these two special sections on "Diversity" and "Global" news.  For more information go to: http://www.insidehighered.com/

Intercultural Conflict Styles offers the Intercultural Conflict Styles Inventory: An innovative tool for resolving conflict across cultural boundaries. The instrument was developed by Dr. Mitchell Hammer.  For more information go to: http://www.icsinventory.com/

Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) assesses intercultural competence. IDI LLC, owned and operated by Mitchell R. Hammer, Ph.D. specializes in the assessment and development of intercultural competence based on the Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®). For more information go to: http://www.idiinventory.com/

Iowa City Foreign Relations Council  (ICFRC) The Iowa City Foreign Relations Council seeks to promote understanding of international issues by hosting community forums with expert speakers from around the world. Founded in 1982, the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) is a non-profit organization of community and university people interested in learning more about U.S. foreign policy, international affairs and global issues. For more information go to: http://icfrc.org/

J Halder Consulting, LLC provides expertise on all aspects of global education, providing clients with the educational resources they need to modernize programming, especially technical and vocational education, and workforce development. Creating cross border linkages is a specialty. For more information go to: http://www.jhalderconsulting.com/

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research does not take policy positions. For more information go to: http://www.pewresearch.org/

Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.  Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the Center works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality. For more information go to: http://www.splcenter.org/

Teaching for Change provides teachers and parents with the tools to create schools where students learn to read, write and change the world.  By drawing direct connections to real world issues, Teaching for Change encourages teachers and students to question and re-think the world inside and outside their classrooms, build a more equitable, multicultural society, and become active global citizens.  for more information go to: http://www.teachingforchange.org/