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We know there are many places on the Internet to find resources and information about women, services, equity and diversity, literacy, and education.

The WE LEARN Connections Web Team has identified some of the sites we think are important. These are organizations or services with information to support the concerns and mission of WE LEARN. Many of these websites include extended lists of links and resources as well.

Organized by Topic

Adult Learners
Family Literacy
Health & Wellness
Healing Violence & Trauma
International Projects / Focus
News and Media Activism
Organizations & Foundations (Women’s)
Participatory and Popular Education
Professional Organizations and Professional Development
Research and Policy
Social Justice Issues
“Comprehensive” Resource Lists on Women’s Education or Issues

Adult Learners

Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education

Voice of Adult Learners United to Educate (VALUE)



Green Jobs for Women

Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW)

Wider Opportunities for Women: Work4Women (Nontraditional Occupations)


Family Literacy

Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy

National Center for Family Literacy


Health and Wellness

Managing Stress to Improve Learning

National Center for Gender and AD/HD

Ontario Women’s Health Network

Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS)

World Education – Health and Literacy Publications


Healing Violence & Trauma

Learning and Violence

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)

Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America (Video Resources)

Sexualization Protest – Action, Resistance, Knowledge


International Projects / Focus

The United Nations

United Nations Development Programme / Women's Empowerment (UNDP)

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women

Women Watch

World Education

Ambassadors Girls Scholarship Program (AEI-AGSP) (Mentoring)

World Education – Girls and Women Initiative

Other Projects

Afghan Women’s Writing Project  (News, stories and poems)

Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

Help-One Women’s Organization  (Support and Fundraising)

ProLiteracy / Women's Initiative

Women's Education Project (WEP)  (Support and Fundraising)

Women for Women  (Support and Fundraising)


News and Media Activism

About-face (Media, body issues and self-esteem)

BlogHer (Blogging Portal)

Women in News and Media  (A Group Blog)

Women Make Movies (Films By and About Women)

Women’s E-News (News Portal)

The Women’s Media Center (Media Activism)


Organizations and Foundations

Feminist Majority Foundation

Ms. Foundation

National Council of Women’s Organizations

National Organization for Women (NOW)

National Women’s History Project

Women of Color Resource Center (News, Politics and Culture Blogs)

Women’s Funding Network


Participatory and Popular Education

Center for Popular Education and Participatory Education (CPEPR) (Dormant, but has bibliography)

Highlander Research and Education center

Popular Education Centre


Professional Organizations and Professional Development

American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)

Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE)

Learning Disability Organizations

Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS)

National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL)

ProLiteracy Education Network

System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES)

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


Research and Policy

Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Journal of International Women’s Studies

National Council for Research on Women


Social Justice Issues

Grants for Single Mothers

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR)

Real Cost of Prisons Project

Welfare Warriors


“Comprehensive” Resource Lists on Women’s Education or Issues

Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

Focus on Women: Women and Literacy Webliography

 Literacy Resources – Rhode Island

Women's Studies Librarian's Office - University of Wisconsin System

Women’s Studies Online Resources







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