Some links we like are listed below. Certainly, it's not a comprehensive list. We welcome suggestions for additional links.
Social Sector Organizations
"Where worlds of knowledge meet."
The Development Gateway is a wonderful interactive site for information on sustainable development and poverty reduction, and a space for communities to share experiences on development efforts. The Gateway offers:
InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian non-governmental organizations. With more than 160 members operating in every developing country, they work to overcome poverty, exclusion and suffering by advancing social justice and basic dignity for all.
CHODR-Center for Human and Organizational Development Resource in Japan.
GET Associate Kazuo Yamashita is developing CHODR. The Center provides resources for enhancing human and organizational development in families, corporations and other forms of organizations. This web site is primarily written by in Japanese.
www.techsoup.org THE technology place for non-profits. Donated products and a huge amount of resources.
Vision: to create a new space within the nonprofit sector where nonprofit practitioners, funders, new economy investors and academics can share and analyze information to improve the effectiveness of mission-driven services. This new space, a nonprofit meta-sector, will provide an online conduit for knowledge transfer and networking, and be a catalyst for excellence within the nonprofit community.
A grassroots organization founded in the USA in 1986, Rethinking Schools has grown into a nationally prominent publisher of educational materials, with subscribers in all 50 states, all 10 Canadian provinces, and many other countries. It's firmly committed to equity and to the vision that public education is central to the creation of a humane, caring, multiracial democracy.
Provides resources for educators, students, and activists to explore and discuss multicultural education; facilitate opportunities for educators to work toward self-awareness and development; and provide forums for educators to interact and collaborate toward a critical, transformative approach to multicultural education.
http://www.tolerance.org Tolerance.org is a principal online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity. If you want to know how to transform yourself, your home, your school, your workplace or your community, Tolerance.org is a place to start - and continue - the journey.
Play Mountain Place (PMP), Institute for Humanistic Education & Parenting, was founded in 1949 in Los Angeles. It has been influenced by Carl Rogers. It focuses on facilitating children's self motivated learning and developing methods of Humanistic Education. GET Associate, Kazuo Yamashita, says, "I worked there as an intern teacher from 1988 to 1990. I learned a lot of valuable things from this school."
Person-Centered Associations, Organizations and Resources:
http://www.adpca.org Association for the Development of the Person Centered Approach. An American based organization that publishes a quarterly journal and holds an annual PCA oriented meeting.
International Archives of the Person Centered Approach probably has the best selection PCA Papers in languages other than English.
Web site of the Center for Studies of the Person (CSP). CSP is the parent organization of Global Effectiveness Training. Carl Rogers and some of his associates incorporated CSP in 1968 as an alternative to traditional research and educational institutions.
The Pajaro Group is an international group of PCA practitioners in organizations that meets in different countries every 6 months.
Perhaps the best international site for PCA links and resources in English.
Natalie Rogers: http://www.nrogers.com
Allan Turner: http://www.allanturner.co.uk
Matthew Ryan: http://world.std.com/~mbr2
Books, Media and References
The Asia Pacific Management Forum's Asian Business Strategy and Street Intelligence online magazine provides a unique strategic view of Asian trends by providing exclusive analysis and research articles, on-the-street columns, and targeted links to other sources. It is intended for business strategy, international marketing, research, media, strategic management professionals, CEOs and top managers who have responsibility for Asian operations or marketing.
Global-production.com provides comparative information on the potential and performance of emerging economies as locations for global production and sourcing.
This new CD is a remarkable new resource for students, teachers, libraries, professionals and historians. It provides fast, cross-referenced access to Rogers' writings in chronological and thematic formats. It helps teachers organize and print course materials, and provides students with a research/study tool of chronological excerpts from Rogers'16 books that illustrate the development of his theories, practice and personal reflections. It includes the most exhaustive bibliography to date, as well as 120 photographs spanning his lifetime, award-winning, vintage video footage of counseling sessions and encounter groups, sections of his never before published China Diary written at age 20, and courtship/love letters to his wife, Helen.
Site dedicated to excellence in person-centered counseling and psychotherapy books and journals.
NationMaster.com is a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. Using a convenient form, you can generate maps and graphs with ease on all kinds of statistics. And you can select exactly which countries you want to include.
Sage Publications is the publisher of the best seller "Person Centred Counselling in Action" and other excellent person-centered titles.
The Bristlecone web site houses issues of the Camelot-USA PCA Bristlecone newsletter. GET Associate Katy Meadows is the Bristlecone's editor.
Web site of The American Academy on Physician and Patient (AAPP). AAPP has been cited in The Infography as one of the most excellent sources of information about the subject of "Physician-Patient Communication."
Just for Fun
Cartoons from all back issues of The New Yorker magazine, and more!
A new, fun and intuitive way to select 'a good read.'