American Youth Soccer Organization AYSO's Vision is to provide world class youth soccer programs that enrich children’s lives while promoting a fun, family environment based on AYSO's Six Philosophies. These philosophies are living tenets that separate it from other sports organizations: Everyone Plays, Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship and Player Development.
Center for Partnership Studies The Center for Partnership Studies conducts research and develops and disseminates education on the partnership model. It provides information and tools to promote the shift from domination to partnership in all aspects of society - from families and education to economics and politics. Heidi Banks, Exec Dir.
Challenge Day Provides youth and their communities with experiential workshops and programs that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection through the celebration of diversity, truth and full expression.
Common Ground News Publishes solution-oriented articles by experts to promote constructive perspectives and dialogue about Middle East issues and the relationship between the West and the Arab/Muslim world, to move us from adversarial positions to cooperative solutions. An initiative of Search for Common Ground, an NGO headquartered in Washington and Brussels. Provides news, op-eds, features and analysis and targets media outlets, policy makers, scholars, think tanks, and interested readers worldwide.
The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education Committed to the Dalai Lama's vision to develop the heart, be compassionate, work for peace in your heart and in the world. There is no religious or political affiliation. It will build upon the Dalai Lama's unique and compelling appeal and will provide a multi-purpose venue with accessible meeting, lecture and exhibition spaces. It will include a gallery, library, cafe and bookstore among its warm and inviting spaces.
The Gandhi Institute Founded by M. K. Gandhi's grandson. Many programs are aimed at conflict prevention, anger management, diversity training, and relationship- and community-building. Currently, our programs include the Alternative Spring Break, the interactive nonviolence and diversity-training workshop Faces In The Crowd, the annual Behind the Prison Walls prisoner essay contest, the international Season for Nonviolence grassroots community-building campaign, the Circle of Friends monthly public discussion forums, and others.
Esperanto - USA Esperanto was developed by L.L. Zamenhof as a second language to allow people with different native languages to communicate, yet retain their own languages and cultural identities. Esperanto can be learned quickly and is politically unbiased. Over a hundred periodicals regularly publish in Esperanto plus thousands of books and mllions of webpages. Esperanto speakers are internationally minded, concerned about social justice and peace and to preserve linguistic diversity. Meetings and conventions in America, Europe, and Asia.
Green Net Green Net is an Internet Service Provider geared to the needs of non profit organizations, activists and people working for peace, human rights and the environment, through the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Lifebridge Foundation Supporting organizations and individuals who, through cultural, education, and/or scientific means, are dedicated to creating bridges of understanding among all people by bringing to realization the concepts of one humanity and the interconnectedness of all life. Facilitate the integration of an emerging holistic consciousness into daily action. Provide a retreat and conference center for NGO's.
PeaceXPeace International organization connects women across cultures for friendship, support, and action for peace, to build a more balanced world. Building an online Global Network of Women's Circles: circles are formed on the basis of shared interests and identifications. Their email communications are direct, private, and password-protected. Women whose cultures or governments discourage public gatherings or travel outside their communities gain a safe and productive opportunity to interact with sisters across the globe. See also their Women's Global Roundtable and Women Stand With Iraq
People to People International People to People International is dedicated to enhancing cross-cultural communication within each community, and across communities and nations. Tolerance and mutual understanding are central themes. Camps, International Meetings, Travel Opportunities.
Teaching Tolerance An online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity. To learn how to transform yourself, your home, your school, your workplace or your community, Tolerance.org is a place to start - and continue - the journey. Provides an online well of resources and ideas, a collection of print materials, burgeoning outreach efforts, and downloadable public service announcements. Supports anti-bias activism in every venue of life.
Tikkun - A Jewish Magazine, An Interfaith Movement To heal, repair, and transform the world. An international community of many faiths calling for social justice and political freedom in the context of new structures of work, caring communities, and democratic social and economic arrangements. We seek to influence public discourse in order to inspire compassion, generosity, non-violence and recognition of the spiritual dimensions of life.
World Pulse A community directory and networking forum that maps and connects non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and individuals addressing the central issues of our day: climate change, poverty, the environment, peace, water, hunger, social justice, conservation, human rights and more. Content is created and edited by people like you, including wiki pages. Provides a directory of: 108,076 Organizations, 9,180 People, 255 Groups, 2,654 Resources, 1,480 Events, and Jobs.
Please keep in mind that these links do not reflect our endorsement of the organizations, their products, or services. While we have tried to select carefully, AFWW has no control over the content of these sites and cannot guarantee the appropriateness of the sites from day to day or the quality of the organization's work. Last updated 8/17.