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Canadian Parents for French (CPF) is a national network of volunteers which values French as an integral part of Canada and which is dedicated to the promotion and creation of French-second-language learning opportunities for young Canadians.
In 1992, the founders Chester and Betsy Kylstra felt encouraged to establish a covering ministry for those that would be joining them to bring healing to the body of Christ. In the years that followed, the healing initiative became known as Restoring the Foundations (RTF). By 2000, over sixteen ministers and trainers, as well as office staff, were working with the Kylstra’s.
Pets Alive is a no-kill animal rescue, located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about 1.5 hours from New York City. Their mission is to improve the lives of companion animals everywhere by any means possible, including rescue, adoption, advocacy, collaboration, intervention and education.
French for the Future (Le Français pour l'Avenir - FR) is a not-for-profit organization that supports and motivates high school students on their path towards bilingualism. Through languages forums, learning programs, workshops and essay contests, the organization promotes Canada’s official bilingualism and the immediate and lifelong benefits of learning and communicating in French to students from grades 7 to 12 across Canada. French for the Future envisions a Canada in which all young people value their French heritage, appreciate francophone cultures and endeavor to excel in the French language.
Couleurs de Chine NGO (CdC) was founded by "Fangfang" Françoise Grenot-Wang who was greatly passionate about the cultures of Miao, Dong and Yao Chinese ethnic minorities. Since 1998, CdC has provided schooling for over 12,000 students, mostly girls, coming from one hundred remote villages in the Guangxi and Guizhou provinces of China.
Denver Sister Cities International (DSCI) is a vibrant and growing organization that believes in bringing together local citizens with grassroots efforts. Featuring 10 Sister Cities around the world, DSCI is a network of people—diverse global ambassadors—interwoven with common thoughts, ideas and the notion of active participation.
DSCI is a group of passionate, peace-stirring citizens infatuated with the idea of global friendships. DSCI is part of a remarkable organization that bridges four continents, eleven municipal governments, at least fifteen languages, and nearly twenty million city dwellers. These global friendships include cultural, educational and humanitarian initiatives, along with student/community exchanges, lectures and various cultural gatherings.
One of the top 50 libraries in the Association of Research Libraries by volumes held, and the largest library in Kansas, University of Kansas Libraries have more than 4.4 million print volumes in their seven campus locations, which see more than 1.6 million visits every year. In 2012, patrons checked out nearly 165,000 items and accessed more than 3.3 million articles online. Through our resources and expertise, KU Libraries work to advance discovery, innovation and learning for KU, the state and a rapidly expanding community of world scholars.
UMKC School of Law is the urban law school of the University of Missouri system and provides its students with a comprehensive, affordable legal education comprised of a personalized admissions process, collaboration with supportive faculty, real-world opportunities in a vibrant city, and tools and skills to experience professional success.
The Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs (FJMC) mission is to involve Jewish Men in Jewish Life by building and strengthening Men's Clubs in the Conservative / Masorti Movement. We accomplish this mission by:
- Leadership mentoring leaders at the club, region and international level
- Innovation developing programming that better connects people of all ages to the Jewish community
- Community forming meaningful long-lasting relationships based on camaraderie, common interests and core values.
Women & Family Life Center empowers women and their families to face challenges and transitions in their lives with grace and dignity. Within our safe and intimate setting on the Connecticut Shoreline:
- Women and families in crisis move to new strength
- Life transitions become a time of positive change rather than a time of isolation, fear, and financial distress
- Women and families are able to access a strong network of support, education, and community