ACCESS FOR WOMEN
New York City Technical College
300 Jay Street, M-407
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Provides women with programs and support services to assist them in entering non-traditional technical fields/trades.
Focus is on upgrading math skills, providing prevocational and vocational training programs and information about career
options in technical fields. Also conducts an outreach to junior and senior high school students and women in the community,
a non-traditional vocational training program for teen mothers, pre-college math enrichment and programs for displaced,
homeless and single parents.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN (AAUW)
New York City Branch
111 East 37th Street
New York, NY 10016
Brings together college and university graduates for educational, social and civic endeavors. Programs focus on the advancement of women, education, the community, cultural interests, international relations and legislation. The AAUW Educational Foundation provides fellowships, grants and awards.
301 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
For over 60 years, American Mothers, Inc. has been making significant contributions to American society through its broadbased programming
targeted at the key issues and problems facing the family. Its purpose is to be a dedicated force to strengthen the moral and spiritual
foundations of the family and the home.
CARTERET COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM, INC. INTERVENTION PREVENTION EDUCATION
P.O. Box 2279
Morehead, NC 28557
The purpose of the CCDVP is to assist family members primarily women and children - who suffer when family violence occurs: to take action to develop, implement, and manage a program to assist victims of domestic violence and their children: to provide victims of abuse and their children information, supportive services and a safe place away from violence while they explore their alternatives and make decisions about their future.
DIRECTORY OF NATIONAL WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS, THE
By: The National Council for Research on Women
530 Broadway at Spring Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
A necessary, comprehensive reference guide of National Women's Organizations.
DIRECTORY FOR NON-TRADITIONAL TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS SERVING WOMEN
U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau
200 Constitution Avenue N.W. Room S3311
Washington, DC 20201
A useful guide for the woman whose dreams span beyond the traditional
LARGESSE, THE NETWORK FOR SIZE ESTEEM
Largesse is an online resource network whose website provides free support material, information, and links to other organizations which also
promote size diversity empowerment.
MS. FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN
120 Wall Street, 33rd Floor New York, NY 10005
The Ms. Foundation for Women, the national women's fund, has been creating opportunities for women and girls for over 25 years. Creator of the award winning Take Our Daughters to Work Day program, the Ms. Foundation improves the lives of women and girls by conducting advocacy and public-education campaigns, and directing resources of all kinds to organizations in the areas of Women's Economic Security, Women's Health and Safety and Girls, Young Women and Leadership.
NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
phone: 1-800-799-7233 (English & Spanish)
NATIONAL EMPOWERMENT CENTER
20 Ballard Road
Lawrence, MA 01843-1018
A center that provides informative alternatives to the mental health system
NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM, THE
Due to open in 2003
NOW - NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN
1000 16th Street, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
The NOW Foundation advances women's rights and promotes the goal of equality in the United States and around the world through education, litigation, advocacy, networking, conferences, publications, training and leadership development.
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Founded in 1916, Planned Parenthood is the world's largest and oldest voluntary family planning organization. Planned Parenthood is dedicated to the principles that every individual has a fundamental right to decide when or whether to have a child, and that every child should be wanted and loved.
UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
2 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
gopher site for the UN Commision on the Status of Women.