A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
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National Women's History Project, a private group in California, provides a daily history quiz, programs and events, and links to women's history organizations.
The Women's Bureau, under the U.S. Department of Labor, was created by Congress with a mission to promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment. Their resources list is extensive.
Federally Employed Women, FEW, is a private non-profit organization working as a constructive pressure group to improve the status of women employed by the Federal government and by the District of Columbia government.
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW), works nationally and in its home community of Washington, DC to achieve economic independence and equality of opportunity for women and girls. For employers and unions with women in nontraditional occupations and apprenticeships, they provide free online resources and services to assist in their integration and retention.
The President's Interagency Council on Women, supported by the U.S. Department of State, published "America's Commitment: Federal Programs Benefiting Women and New Initiatives" as follow up to the UN Fourth World Conference on Women. Implementation includes a bulletin board, maintained by the United States Information Agency, with numerous categories.
American Association of University Women is a national organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls. AAUW is composed of three corporations: the Association, a 150,000-member organization with more than 1,500 branches nationwide that lobbies and advocates for education and equity; the AAUW Educational Foundation; and the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund.
The Feminist Press, from the City University of New York, is devoted to restoring the lost multicultural history of women in America and throughout the world through the publication of important books by women.
Women and Pensions: What Women Need to Know and Do. While all workers need to save more for retirement, women face additional challenges because they have lower earnings, experience higher job turnover, and are employed in industries with low or no pension coverage. This pamphlet from the Department of Labor is designed to provide basic facts about retirement benefits and identifies sources for more information.