Friday, June 1, 2012

Promotion of Social Consciousness in USA

Promotion of Social Consciousness in USA

Promotion of Social Consciousness in USA


In USA also, there is emphasis on social consciousness promotion.

Resources for Promoting Social Consciousness

Resources suggested by the author to teach empathy, ethics and service can be obtained from the following sources:

Character Education Partnership, 809 Franklin St., Alexandria, Va. 22314. 202-296-7743 or 800-988-8081.

Collaborative for the Advancement of Social and Emotional Learning, Department of Psychology (Mail Code 285), University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 W. Harrison St., Chicago, Ill. 60607-7137. 312-413-1008.

Committee for Children, 2203 Airport Way South, Suite 500, Seattle, Wash. 98134-2027. 206-343-1223 or 800-634-4449. Developed the Second Step program.

Compact for Learning and Citizenship, Education Commission of the States, 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, Colo. 80202-3427. 303-299-3629.

Developmental Studies Center, 2000 Embarcadero, Suite 305, Oakland, Calif. 94606. 510-533-0213 or 800-666-7270. Developed the Child Development Project.

Educators for Social Responsibility, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138. 617-492-1764 or 800-370-2515. Created the Resolving Conflicts Creatively Program.

Facing History and Ourselves Foundation, 16 Hurd Road, Brookline, Mass. 02146. 617-232-6919.

Northeast Foundation for Children, 85 Avenue A, Suite 204, PO Box 718, Turners Falls, MA 01376. 413-863-8288 or 800-360-6332. Created the Responsive Classroom.

The Stone Center, Wellesley College, 106 Central St., Wellesley, Mass. 02181-8268. 781-283-2847. Developed the Social Competency Program.
Students for Social Consciousness
Department of
Anthropology, Sociology, & Social Work
521 Lancaster Ave. • 223 Keith Building • Richmond, KY 40475 
The mission of the SSC shall be to raise social consciousness of concerns relative to all faculty, staff, students, and the community at large through informative events, focused activities, and any other means the SSC finds useful in accomplishing this goal. It is the purpose of the SSC to bridge the gap between Faculty, Staff, Students, Registered Student Organizations, and the Organizations and members of the surrounding communities in order to provide the most substantial information necessary to promote social knowledge.