Social and Economic Development

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Bonner Leadership Program
This newsletter for Bonner Graduates contains an excellent compilation of post-graduate service, fellowship, and job opportunities across issue areas.
International development jobs and consulting opportunities.

Professional Associations

Community Career Center
On-line gathering place where not-for-profit employers and management personnel can meet one another.

Pratt Center for Community Development
Leverages professional skills and practical experience in the areas of community organizing, policy advocacy, planning and technical assistance to support community-based organizations and small businesses in their efforts to improve neighborhood quality of life and to develop replicable models for equitable, sustainable community development.

United Nations
An international organization whose stated aims include promoting and facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, civil rights, civil liberties, political freedoms, democracy, and the achievement of lasting world peace.

United Way of America
The focus of United Way is identifying and resolving pressing community issues, as well as making measurable changes in the communities through partnerships with schools, government agencies, businesses, organized labor, financial institutions, community development corporations, voluntary and neighborhood associations, the faith community, and others.

The World Bank
A vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.

The Salvation Army
A Christian denomination and international charitable organization.

Independent Organizations

Alliance for Justice
AFJ works to ensure that the federal judiciary advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights and unfettered access to the courts, and adheres to the even-handed administration of justice for all Americans.

Habitat for Humanity International
Devoted to building “simple, decent, and affordable” housing, and has addressed the issues of poverty housing all over the world.

Finds and fosters the most powerful emergent ideas being led by the most effective social entrepreneurs and provides a pathway for all citizens to be change makers.

Hippy USA
An evidenced-based program that works with families in the home to support parents in their critical role as their child’s first and most important teacher.