TOPIC: CIVIC ENGAGEMENT (34)

AJEEC-NISPED (Arab-Jewish Center for Equality, Empowerment and Cooperation – Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development)

http://en.ajeec-nisped.org.il

Founded in 1998, AJEEC-NISPED is an Arab-Jewish organization based in Israel’s Negev, dedicated to strengthening active citizenship through education and economic empowerment. AJEEC-NISPED works towards creating equal, inclusive and flourishing societies. Our programming includes an array of strategies including economic development through formation of cooperatives and social enterprises, volunteerism, quality early childhood education, health promotion, and Jewish-Arab partnership.

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AJEEC-NISPED, Jewish-Arab Partnership, Israel, Arab-Jewish Center For Equality, Empowerment And Cooperation – Negev Institute For Strategies Of Peace And Development

Hubbub

https://www.hubbub.org.uk

We’re an environmental charity. We make environmental matters matter, creating fun campaigns, that people latch onto and which go on to have a life of their own. Our approach is positive. We believe sustainability can and should be fun, enjoyable and sociable and so engage people through campaigns around food, fashion, sport, homes and neighbourhoods.

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Hubbub, Neat Streets, Green Living, Sustainability

Global Changemakers

http://www.global-changemakers.net

Global Changemakers was founded in 2007 when six young activists, brought together by the British Council, were invited to lend the ‘voice of youth’ to the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum. Since then, the network has grown to a community of over 730 Changemakers in 121 countries world-wide. The mission of the programme is to empower youth to catalyse positive social change. It has expanded since its inception, and is now built on three pillars: Learning, Doing and Advocacy.

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Global Changemakers, Social Change, Advocacy

VolunteerMatch

http://www.volunteermatch.org

VolunteerMatch is the Web's largest volunteer engagement network, with more than 80,000 participating nonprofits, 150 network partners and 8 million visitors each year. Founded in 1998, we offer solutions to make it easier for individuals, nonprofits and companies to make a difference. 

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Volunteer, Service, Volunteering, Volunteer Match

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

http://www.aacu.org

AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Its members are committed to extending the advantages of a liberal education to all students, regardless of academic specialization or intended career. Founded in 1915, AAC&U now comprises more than 1,250 member institutions—including accredited public and private colleges, community colleges, and universities of every type and size.

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Association Of American Colleges And Universities, AAC&U, Undergraduate, Liberal Education, AACU, Schools

The City 2.0

http://thecity2.org/splash.php

The winner of of the 2012 annual TED prize, The City 2.0 is a collaborative project inviting everyone to take part in the process of improving cities worlwide. Register to participate in the global conversation. 

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City 2.0, TED, Global

Ashoka

http://www.ashoka.org

Ashoka envisions an Everyone A Changemaker™ world: a world that responds quickly and effectively to social challenges, and where each individual has the freedom, confidence and societal support to address any social problem and drive change. Ashoka strives to shape a global, entrepreneurial, competitive citizen sector: one that allows social entrepreneurs to thrive and enables the world’s citizens to think and act as changemakers. 

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Ashoka, Social Challenges, Citizen

Love For The Elderly

http://lovefortheelderly.org

So many elderly citizens in our nation have no one to care for them, no one to look after them, no one to love them. Help in giving seniors the love and attention they deserve. Love For The Elderly collects anonymous letters of kindness and distributes them to elderly citizens throughout America.

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Elderly, Seniors, Letters, Love For The Elderly

New Economics Foundation (nef)

http://www.neweconomics.org

Nef (the new economics foundation) is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being. We aim to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues. We work in partnership and put people and the planet first.

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Nef

Indicorps

http://www.indicorps.org

Indicorps is a non-partisan, non-religious, non-profit organization with its India operations based out of Ahmedabad, Gujarat.  Indicorps’ objectives are multifold: providing Indians from all over the world with a channel to reconnect with India and with the means to contribute to its development, while fostering a new generation of socially-conscious global leaders.

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Indicorps, Civic Engagement

Youth Challenge International (YCI)

http://www.yci.org

Youth Challenge International is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive positive change. YCI engages youth in creating solutions to the challenges they face, incorporating youth development, volunteerism, partnership, and equity into all that we do. YCI's volunteer projects are currently located in Tanzania, Ghana, Guyana, Costa Rica and Guatemala

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Youth Challenge Inernational, YCI, Volunteer

Landesa

http://www.landesa.org

Landesa’s mission is to improve the lives of the world’s poorest people. Recognizing that the lack of secure land rights is a root cause of global poverty, Landesa’s land law and policy experts help poor countries develop and implement land laws, policies, and programs that provide ladders out of poverty for their citizens and promote long-term economic growth.

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Landsea, Land Rights

Search for Common Ground

http://www.sfcg.org

Search for Common Ground works to prevent and end violent conflict in countries that are experiencing violence, facing the threat of it, or dealing with its effects. With a 31 year track record, we work to equip individuals and societies with the knowledge and skills to find alternatives to violent conflict. By understanding and tackling the root causes of conflict, we help communities to deal with their differences constructively.

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Search For Common Ground, Peace, Conflict Resolution

Idealist

http://www.idealist.org

Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. Idealist is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. Our work is guided by the common desire of our members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.

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Nonprofit Jobs, Intern, Work, Internship, Idealist.org, Change, Change The World

Netherlands Centre for Social Development (MOVISIE)

http://www.movisie.nl

MOVISIE is the Netherlands centre for social development. Our mission is to promote the participation and independence of citizens. We do this by supporting and advising professional organizations, volunteer organizations and government institutions. Five themes are central to our work: effectiveness and professionalisation; participation and inclusion; domestic and sexual violence; social care; local citizenship.

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Netherlands Centre For Social Development, MOVISIE