Resources

BLOGS AND WRITING BY WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA WOMEN

Our own Lavinia Plonka, author of Cosmicomedy:
laviniaplonka.com and ashevillemovementcenter.com

And a link to our own Jeanne Charters’ (Funny, Isn’t It?):
jeannecharters.com

And other writers you will want to know about!

SITES IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA

global fund for women

Junior League of Asheville
An organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, to developing the potential of women and to improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

League of Women Voters Asheville
The League of Women Voters of Asheville/Buncombe County is a vital, non-partisan community organization.

Sheville
We are women-centered, diversity-positive, and community focused! We are building a collection of the best that Asheville and Western North Carolina have to offer–stores, B & Bs, services for women, links, calendars, newletters and more.

Women Outdoors
Join Women Outdoors to meet other community women who share an appreciation for the outdoors. Their outings are varied and offer activities for all interests.

YWCA Asheville
Helping to empower women and their families and to eliminate racism. Building futures, Child Care, Youth Programs, Women’s Services and Health and Fitness.

Women Empowering Women A discussion/support group facilitated by Yol Swan.

NATIONAL

A wonderful overview of Women’s Issues and History.
Sent to us by a high school Women’s Studies teacher whose class benefited from this Resources page and wanted to share this.

Helping those challenged by drug and alcohol addiction in Marshall, NC:

rehabs.com

withdrawal.net

rehabs.com

withdrawal.net


Recovery Resources For Women

Recovery/Rehab Articles

Rachel Baltazar
rachelbaltazar.thesimpledollar@gmail.com
TheSimpleDollar.com
About us: The Simple Dollar began as a site for people who are fighting debt and bad spending habits, while trying to build a financially secure future. Our goal is to provide a personal finance platform where we can help people make better financial decisions and to build a financially secure future.

The Electrapages Directory of Women’s Organizations

Feminist Theory Website

Feminist.com

Jewish Feminist Resources

Lesbian.org

United States Information Agency: Resources for Women

University of Wisconsin: Selected Women and Gender Resources

WomensNet

Working Groups on Girls’ Rights

INTERNATIONAL

Centre for Women’s Research, Sri Lanka

Femina

“When you teach a woman to fish, everybody eats.” epitomizes the aims of Women Thrive, an organization that works to influence US policies that help women lift themselves and their families out of poverty, worldwide.

OpenColleges-Australia