"IRP is a nonpartisan research institution dedicated to producing and disseminating rigorous evidence to inform policies and programs to combat poverty, inequality, and their effects in the United States. "
A web project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a U.S. nonprofit, civil rights organization based in Montgomery, Alabama, that aims to promote tolerance and diversity. The center provides a collection of articles, interactive maps, and documents focusing on the problems of hate and intolerance. Educational resources for teachers and materials aimed at children are available.
"Heritage’s mission is to formulate and promote public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense."
"The National Council on Family Relations, founded in 1938, is the oldest nonprofit, nonpartisan, multidisciplinary professional association focused solely on family research, practice, and education."
"Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions."
The Urban Institute is a nonprofit research organization that provides data and evidence to help advance upward mobility and equity. We are a trusted source for changemakers who seek to strengthen decisionmaking, create inclusive economic growth, and improve the well-being of families and communities.
Social Work Organizations's Positions/Advocacy
These sources include information about current policies and opportunites for advocacy.
"The 12th edition of Social Work Speaks is a reference tool that can inform organizational responses to policy and legal issues, policy analysis, and advocacy coalitions. " Select the red "View eBook" button.
Older volumes are located on the 3rd floor of the Albertsons Library, Call Number: HV88; .N118