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More than 2000 links are organized into 25 categories.  Browse the categories and sub categories to find links to web sites with information you can use to build and sustain strong organizations helping youth move through school and into jobs and careers.  Some of the links point to older pages on some web sites. Click to the "home" page to find the most current information being shared. Look for social media links and connect with these organizations in social media. Look for the resource pages and visit sites that these organizations point to. This is a huge resource and it keeps growing. As you get to know what's here, by frequent visits,  it will grow in its value to you.

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Top Priorities for Africa in 2017 - Brookings.edu report
While Tutor/Mentor Connection focuses on poverty in Chicago and other US cities, what happens in other parts of the world affects what happens in the US.

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True size of different continents - hint Africa is huge
This article should be used in history and geography classes so students get a true picture of the relative size of different continents.

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A Safe World for Women
From the web site: "Throughout the world there are thousands of small organisations working on the ground in their regions, helping people to develop sustainable livelihoods. These organisations and groups seldom receive publicity and often struggle to connect with potential donors. To help with this, Safe World partners with grassroots organisations and groups working with women and children. We help our Field Partners by highlighting their work, and encouraging public support for individual grassroot projects."

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Caste Discrimination in India
Minority groups in all parts of the world suffer from discriminatory practices that affect their education, jobs, health, housing and well-being. If you're working with this problem in the US it would be good to understand it from an international perspective.

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Discrimination against Roma minority in Europe
Minority populations around the world suffer from discrimination in jobs, housing, education, etc. If you're working with this problem in the US it may help to understand it from the perspective of other parts of the world.

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Fresh Nepal - connecting international volunteers with youth
From the web site: "“Fresh Nepal recruits a small number of international volunteers each year who play vital role in the development of the children in Nepal. Children are able to communicate well in English with volunteers and also learn new culture and different skills from each of them.”

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India Development Coalition of America
From the web site; "IDCA inspires and promotes Social Entrepreneurship to Alleviate Poverty and Mitigate/Adapt Climate Change in India. Through our various meetings in the US and India we promote networking, collaboration, learning, giving, and volunteering for poverty eradication and climate change Mitigation/Adaption in India.'

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Inequality in South Africa, seen from the air.
The host of this web site has used drones to photograph different places of South Africa, illustrating the stark differences between places of wealth and places of poverty. On the web site he writes, "Looking straight down from a height of several hundred meters, incredible scenes of inequality emerge. Some communities have been expressly designed with separation in mind, and some have grown more or less organically."

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Institute of Leadership and Institutional Development (ILID). India - Project Pupil
From the web site: "ILID is a not for profit consulting firm catering to the leadership and institutional development needs of organizations serving the poor in the Indian Society. ILID is dedicated to applying leading-edge management strategies, tools and talent to help other nonprofits and foundations achieve greater social impact. ILID helps non-profits to scale up and sustain their operations on a long term basis by using the various best practices, tools and frameworks used in the corporate sector. ILID develops and delivers customized and distinctive strategies to produce the desired results for its clients."

ILID Inc. registered as 501(c)(3) organization in USA is dedicated to help uplift the poor children living in America and India. Based out of New Jersey, the organization was launched in 2013 with the primary goal of helping the inner city schools and their students all over America by providing free supplementary education. Project PUPIL was thus launched in 2013 with the help of Bill and Melinda Gates and Infosys Foundation. PUPIL in 2 years served about 1500 under served children from 17 states across America

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K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers
From the web site: "K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers unites retailers, manufacturers, foundations and individuals to provide people impacted by poverty and tragedy with new merchandise, effectively distributed through a network of agency partners to offer hope, dignity and self-esteem to at-risk children, families, and individuals."

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PYXERA Global - focuses on world issues
From the web site: "PYXERA Global envisions a world in which individuals, organizations, and institutions from different points on the globe converge to address complex challenges through sustainable and mutually beneficial efforts. For close to a quarter century, PYXERA Global has been working to improve lives and build capacity of individuals and institutions around the world. Today, our work is guided by our commitment to design and implement solutions that achieve real-world goals through approaches that inspire, enrich, and endure." Browse the site and view the graphics and articles.

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Spanish in Peru: Learn Spanish Language in Cusco,
From the web site: "Our Spanish school offers exceptional opportunities to study Spanish in an immersion setting and to volunteer in a variety of interesting places that will enhance both your language skills and your resume. Our volunteer program provides the unique opportunity to live and work in Peru. You will experience first-hand the country's rich cultural diversity and its many-faceted heritage. Through the program, our School and the volunteers are able to make a contribution to Peruvian society and to bridge the gap between foreign visitors and native Cusqueños."

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TutorMentorAfrica
This blog was set up in 2006 borrowing from ideas shared by the Tutor/Mentor Connection in Chicago.

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volunteer in Nepal
From the web site: "HOPE and HOME is a non-political, secular travel company that supports volunteering in Nepal.

HOPE and HOME endeavour to directly contribute to the sustainable development of rural Nepali communities and to provide our volunteers with meaningful and socially responsible opportunities for travel, service and cultural exchange. HOPE and HOME are always ready to assist the local community in practical ways and we aim to be flexible in the support we offer to meet specific needs within the community.

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volunteering in Nepal
From the web site: "INFO Nepal is a non-government organization (NGO), whose mission is to provide volunteers with a customized program that will enable them to make an important contribution to the people of Nepal."
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