The Retirement Research Foundation in Chicago promotes elder-friendly communities. It funded a project to replicate the ElderSpirit Community in Abingdon, Va., in other areas and provided some development money for the community. Marilyn Hennessy is president.
National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS is the oldest non-profit organization of its kind in the U.S. It works to educate and empower African American leaders to fight and help protect against HIV/AIDS in local communities through education, policy, advocacy, research and resource development.
Leadership Network in Dallas fosters church innovation by working with leaders in a variety of denominations. It has support groups for pastors in different stages of their careers, and its website includes resources related to burnout.
The U.S. Census Bureau provides data on the uninsured, including breakdowns by age, race, sex and state.
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center at the University of Minnesota provides information and analysis about health insurance coverage with state-by-state profiles.
The Universal Health Care Action Network is an education and advocacy group working to provide comprehensive health care for all Americans. Its comprehensive Web site links to other health care reform campaigns, including Faithful Reform in Health Care. Rachel DeGolia is executive director.
PICO National Network is a network of faith-based community organizations. It was one of the leaders of the 40 Days for Health Reform campaign. Gordon Whitman is director of public policy and communications. Contact 866-550-7426 ext. 713.
Focus on the Family’s Action Center arm CitizenLink.com asked people to tell their representatives to exclude abortion services from health care reform. Focus also lists Family Policy Councils in many states.
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries in Kansas City, Mo., is a faith-based organization that provides abstinence and faithfulness programs and other AIDS services in Africa under a government contract.