Community Education

American Probation and Parole Association
www.appa-net.org
The American Probation and Parole Association is an international association involved with probation, parole, and community-based corrections, in both adult and juvenile sectors. APPA provides training and technical assistance, publications and resources, an information clearinghouse, and research on a variety of issues.

Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
www.ajli.org
This is the headquarters of local educational and charitable organizations that promote volunteerism, participation in community affairs, and training of community leaders. It develops service projects and advocacy efforts to address issues such as juvenile justice, mental health counseling, parenting, and substance abuse.

Center for Community Change
www.communitychange.org
The Center for Community Change provides on-site assistance to grassroots groups, connects people to financial and training resources and engages individuals in policy discussions.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov
The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention works with partners throughout the nation to monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, conduct research to enhance prevention, develop an advocate sound public health policies, implement prevention strategies, promote healthy behaviors, and provide leadership and training.

National Association of Attorneys General
www.naag.org
NAAG helps the Attorneys General fulfill the responsibilities of their office and assist in the delivery of high quality legal services to the states and territorial jurisdiction by fostering an environment of cooperative leadership, helping Attorneys General respond effectively to emerging state and federal issues.

National Association of Counties
www.naco.org
The National Association of Counties allows county officials to have a strong voice in the nation's capital. NACo provides legal services, research, and technical and public affairs assistance.

National Association of Neighborhoods
www.nanworld.org
NAN's mission is to improve the quality of life in the nation's neighborhoods. The Association works to inform and support neighborhood leaders through conferences, conventions, technical assistance, and national advocacy.

National Association of Town Watch
http://www.nationalnightout.org
The National Association of Town Watch is dedicated to the development and promotion of organized, law enforcement-affiliated crime prevention programs, and technical assistance works with law enforcement and civilian leaders to keep volunteers interested, involved, and motivated. NATW also sponsors the annual National Night Out.

National Conference of State Legislatures
www.ncsl.org
By advancing your ideas, bringing you the latest in publications, providing professional development and leadership training, and lobbying and testifying on Capitol Hill, NCSL serves as the forum where your ideas are advanced, promoted, and shared with colleagues.

National League of Cities
www.nlc.org
NLC strengthens and promotes cities as centers of opportunity, leadership, and governance by providing research, information sharing, and advocacy to the 49 state municipal leagues. And the elected leaders of the 1,700 member cities and 18,000 state league cities.

National Training and Information Center
www.ntic-us.org
NTIC's mission is to build grass-roots leadership and strengthen neighborhoods through issue-based community organizing. Organizers, researchers, and other NTIC staff provide training, technical assistance, research, and consultation, to community groups that are seeking ways to reduce crime and improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods.

United States Conference of Mayors
www.usmayors.org
The U.S. Conference of Mayors promotes the development of effective urban/suburban policy, strengthens federal-city relationships, ensures that federal policy meets urban needs, provides mayors with leadership and management tools, and creates a forum for mayors to share ideas and information.