Association for Conflict Resolution
The Association for Conflict Resolution is a professional organization dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution. ACR represents a diverse national and international audience that includes more than 7,000 mediators, arbitrators, facilitators, educators, and others involved in the field of conflict resolution and collaborative decision making. ACR offers articles, newsletters, publications, and research studies on conflict resolution free of charge.
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
CSPV collects research literature and resources on the causes and prevention of violence, provides direct information services to the public by offering topical searches on customized databases, and offers technical assistance for the evaluation and development of violence-prevention programs. CSPV is also responsible for Blueprints for Violence Prevention, a project that identifies effective violence-prevention programs based upon review by a distinguished advisory board comprised of violence-prevention experts.
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
The Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute's mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals by sharing and disseminating information; improving networking among professionals; and assisting with program evaluation, consultation, and training that promotes violence-free living.
International Association of Chiefs of Police
IACP is the world's oldest and largest non-profit organization of law enforcement professionals from around the world. IACP provides and opportunity to acquire and share information; publications, workshops, and seminars on issues of national importance; and a collective voice and representation to address law enforcement concerns before legislative bodies, regulatory agencies, and the courts.
The National Council on Crime and Delinquency is a nonprofit organization that promotes effective and economically sound solutions to family, community, and justice problems, NCCD conducts research; promotes reform initiatives; and works with individuals, public and private organizations, and the media to prevent and reduce crime and delinquency.
National Urban League, Inc.
The mission of the National Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power, and civil rights. The three-pronged strategy for pursuing that mission is to ensure that children are well educated and equipped for economic self-reliance in the 21st century; help adults attain economic self-sufficiency through good jobs, home ownership, and entrepreneurship; and ensure civil rights by eradicating barriers to equal participation in the economic and social mainstream of America.