Banana Slug String Band - Four of my wacky friends who do incredibly silly environmental tunes.
Barry Louis Polisar - Kid songs by one of the originals! I've recorded three of his tunes!
Bill Harley - my Grammy winning buddy, writes wonderful songs and stories for kids.
Charlotte Diamond - Her huge love for children is matched by her beautiful voice, spirit & the great songs she sings for kids and families!
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer - Great picking and singing. Fun and consciousness raising kid/family songs. Swing music plus. Wonderful for adults too.
Children's Music Network - An association of people who use children's music to teach cooperation, diversity, nonviolence & social justice.
Dan Crow - One of my old pals, silly and a pure heart that delights in making music with kids.
Karl Anthony - The best performer I have ever seen with teens. He rocks with little kids as well, and his heart is as big as all out doors. For years, he's worked for peaceful ways to resolve the world's problems.
This site sells great music by many of my talented friends. Check 'em out for low prices and high quality kids songs!
Monty Harper - features tons of kids programs from Reading to Science and more!
Mar Harman - is featured on my "UH-OH" CD with Bill Harley. She has seventeen of her own great recordings for little kids!
Marla Lewis - "hands-on music" is a powerful motivator for children, and makes language learning a breeze!
Patrice Cosier - Beautiful piano lullabies without lyrics - for kids and stressed-out adults
Tom Chapin - is a friend, and a charming singer, dad and caring human being who writes savy and delightful kid songs.
GENDER & PEACE
A Future Without War
Dr. Judith Hand, writer, evolutionary biologist & cultural anthropologist challenges the mistaken belief that an endless cycle of wars is inevitable. She works to promote a shift away from win-lose strategies to the use of win-win conflict resolution that is inherent in female biology.
Becky's Loving Guidance creates positive environments for children and families.
Dr. Nora Baladerian's - The Rules of Sex Book
Social and Legal Guidelines for Those Who Have Never Been Told. Written by Nora Baladerian and Johnny Nunez, this wonderful book has clear, caring sexual guidelines for young people explained with grace and simplicity. This book will save lives. $25. plus shipping/handling - email firstname.lastname@example.org.
IVAT - Institute on Violence, Assault & Trauma
Annual International Conference in San Diego, CA - occurs every September.
Jed Diamond & MenAlive!
MenAlive focuses on male menopause as a critical bridge to the second half of life. We focus on the Irritable Male Syndrome and men and depression, to prepare men to cross that bridge. We act as an influential source of timely information, resources, products and community centered events for men and the women who love them.
KidPower will come to your town with a weekend workshop for kids and parents on self-protection.
Paula Statman's wonderful web site of programs for keeping kids safe. She and Peter do a program together. Check it out!
The National Men's Resource web site - great stuff for all men run by my buddy Gordon Clay. Check it out! I've got a column of my own that runs every month.
Up The River Endeavors
Members of the Jones Family Foundation's think-tank about how to stop bailing the boat and start looking for the leaks - search for why the babies are falling in the river as well as pulling them out!
OTHER GREAT FOLKS
Addiction Resource - Addiction Resource, who promotes health through education and helps communities recovering from drug abuse
AlcoRehab - a group of professionals helping those struggling with alcoholism
Campaign for Our Children - A website dealing with teen pregnancy with resources for parents and teachers.
Cerebral Palsy Symptoms - Some great info for parents
Cerebral Palsy Legal Help - helps people whose children have been born with Cerebral Palsy understand their legal options
CFAAP / CAADAC - CA Foundation for the Advancement of Addiction Professionals and CA Assn of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors are two wonderful organizations that provide support and licensing for those of us who work in the addictions field
Digi-Walker - Measure how many steps you take each day!
GoCityKids - "The" place to find out what is happening in your town. GoCityKids lists music events, plays, science, restaurants, just about anything a kid could be interested in. Go to their web site and then chose the nearest city to you to find where there will be local events.
Let's Face It! - is a national organization that provides resources for people with facial disfigurements.
Lynne Cox - is an incredible athelete, human being and one of my favorite new friends! Her book "Swimming To Antartica" is fascinating and uplifting.
Megan Geer-Alsop's Ceramics & Stained Glass - My daughter Megan creates wonderful pieces of art - fanciful and functional ceramics, custom-ordered gorgeous stained glass windows, and sculptured lamps and other object d'art. Check it out!
Onsite - is a reasonably priced, Class A treatment center for codependency recovery programs, with excellent training workshops for therapists on experiential techniques.
Radio WHYS - Northern Spirit Radio - Mark Helpsmeet hosts this program, providing an hour of music mixed with guest commentary on the songs they have selected. Peter Alsop appears both on "Songs of the Soul" and "Spirt In Action". The programs airs Sundays at 11 am on WHYS radio, 96.3 FM., a low-power FM station, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Rob Reid - He's published the "Children’s Jukebox: a subject index of children's recorded music" with the American Library Association, and featured my "Wha'D'Ya Wanna Do?" album in his Recommended Core Collection!
San Diego Kids - Premier Directory for parents visiting or living in San Diego.
The Smile Train - Changing the world one smile at a time - the Smile Train is dedicated to helping the millions of children in the world who suffer from cleft lip and palate through free surgery for children, free training for doctors and research to find a cure.
Teengrowth - A teen resource for advice, health information, social interaction, and fun.
Theatricum Botanicum - is a wonderful outdoor theater that presents contemporary and classic theater pieces in Topanga, CA. "After Romeo" was shot there, and it includes many of the actual repertory members in the cast. Check out their current season and website.
Toolbox of Hope - For when your body doesn’t feel good! This is a step-by-step interactive workbook that provides friendly and practical exercises for children living with illness or disability. Children learn coping skills and healthy ways to express their feelings that can add to the meaning and enjoyment of their lives.
Topanga Online - Check out this website dedicated to the beautiful community of Topanga, located in the Santa Monica mountains of Southern California.
Educates visitors about local musicians, local businesses, events and plays great music. It gives you a glimpse into the Topanga community.
VICPA - Vancouver Island Coop Preschool Association supporting 15 parent participation preschools on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands since 1949.