http://readingwithpictures.org/ Comic Book and Graphic Novel resources and research for teachers of literacy.
Bullying.org Anti-bullying resources.
http://www.naehcy.org/index.html The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth is an organization that provides resources for educators to help them work with homeless youth.
http://www.hibiscuschildrenscenter.net Hibiscus Children’s Center is an organization in South Florida that provides services and homes for abused children.
http://www.thetrevorproject.org/The Trevor Project provides resources to help prevent suicide among LGBTQ youth.
http://www.vermontcollege.edu/low-residency-mfa/writing-children-young-adults–Vermont College of Fine Arts‘ Writing for Children and Young Adults Program. This is a wonderful place to learn your craft as a writer, if that’s what you want to do.
http://www.childrensleadershipcouncil.org/–The Children’s Leadership Council is a bi-partisan coalition of 50 children’s welfare advocacy groups. In particular, working to address children’s needs in this time of economic crisis.
http://www.cwla.org/–The Child Welfare League of America is the nation’s oldest and largest membership based child welfare organization. Find information here about advocacy issues, initiatives, and current events.
http://www.nhsa.org/–Head Start has provided early childhood education, health care, nutrition information, and family support to low-income families since 1965 and has served over 25 million children.
http://clifonline.org/–Children’s Literacy Foundation is an organization in New Hampshire and Vermont that provides literacy programs and books to rural, low-income, and at-risk youth.
http://www.voicesunbroken.org–Voices Unbroken is an organization that gives at-risk inner-city kids a voice through poetry. They sell curriculum guides, publish a journal of youth writing, and train facilitators.
http://www.twhj.org/twhj/index.html –The Wounded Healer Journal is an online support community and resource center for survivors of abuse and trauma.
http://www.itgetsbetter.org/–The “It Gets Better” Campaign is a national video campaign of adults telling their stories of hope for today’s battered and scared GLBTQ teens. Relevant for anyone who feels trapped and is struggling.
(800-4-A-CHILD)–National Child Abuse Hotline. Call here if you are currently being abused or know someone who is.