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Our mission is to provide youth with opportunities to create positive and peaceful communities.

1. A NEW WAY FORWARD
Restore the Economy, Jobs, Banking, Our Democracy in the Public's interest

2. THE CONSCIOUS CLASSROOM
Social justice education has made inroads inside and outside the conventional classroom setting. Since 1992 the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) has stood at the forefront of this movement, running modern freedom schools in cities nationwide. CDF leaders devised a model curriculum focused on five components...

3. THE WORK SITE
TheWorkSite.org is a free, online resource center that provides downloadable and adaptable tips, samples, templates, and other useful tools for grassroots education and organizing. The site makes it possible to build on others' experiences and best practices and not have to reinvent the wheel. You can also sign up for our free emailed bulletin, World Wide Work, that alerts you 8 times per year to new books, films, music, and web sites.

4. ZINN EDUCATION PROJECT
The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the use of Howard Zinn’s best-selling book A People’s History of the United States and other materials for teaching a people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. The Zinn Education Project is coordinated by two non-profit organizations, Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change.

5. FACING THE FUTURE FREE CURRICULA
Facing the Future, a nonprofit, offers sustainability and global issues curriculum, professional development, service learning, and free K-12 lessons.

6. INTENTIONAL COMMUNITIES
Information on Intentional Communities including ecovillages, communes, and cohousing. Communities Directory, Communities Magazine, classified ads, event claendar, wiki, blogs, video and more.

7. COOPERATIVES
When the workers are the owners.

8. SECURE, SUSTAINABLE, LOCAL COMMUNITIES
Build a secure, sustainable economy at home and in your community.

9. SHARING
An online magazine and community about sharing. Get sharing news plus tools, tips and ho- tos for a better life through sharing.

10. TIME BANKING
When dollars are scarce, timebanks help neighbors swap skills, instead.
TimeBanks USA is on the leading edge of social change. From juvenile justice reform to caring for seniors, TBUSA innovates solutions rooted in our five core values: reciprocity, assets, redefining 'work,' social capital and respect. TBUSA also develops and supports an ever-growing network of Time Banks across the USA, offering resources, networking opportunities, and national exposure for member programs. Time Banks unleash the power of people to transform their communities...

11. NATIONAL PRIORITIES PROJECT
National Priorities Project analyzes and clarifies federal data so that people can understand and influence how their tax dollars are spent.

12. NATIONAL NETWORK OPPOSING THE MILITARIZATION OF YOUTH
Links, resources, information providing crucial educational and alternatives info. (nationwide)

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