Note: These links have been provided from our National association website and will be updated periodically.
They are provided here for your reference and/or convenience and the links may have been changed since they were initially added to the list.
In that case, we appreciate your understanding.
Also from PBS, CHINA IN THE RED:
It is a nation struggling to redefine itself. This is the story of the human face, and human costs,
of the transformation ‹ and of ordinary people living in extraordinary times.
Voyage of the Dragon King
In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail across the Atlantic with three small ships and less than a hundred men ...
In 1405, a Chinese Admiral named Zheng He sailed twice as far as Columbus with several hundred ships and twenty eight thousand men !
Another resource for teaching in China is the Amity Foundation.
China Center, Universityof Minnesota, 290 Humphrey Center, 301 - 19th Ave., South, Minneapolis, MN 55455; e-mail: email@example.com;
www.chinacenter.umn.edu; fax 612-625-0045 Around China Cultural Exchange.
A Chicago-based recruiting firm helping native English speakers finding teaching positions in China that can match applicants and individual needs. The Teach for Friendship Foundation.
Teach for Friendship Foundation (TFF) was created in 2002 in response to requests from
many Chinese educational institutions for native English speakers to help strengthen their programs and to help build bridges of friendship
between China and the United States. www.nafsa.org Association of International Educators is a member organization promoting
international education and providing professional development opportunities to the field. Hundreds of NAFSA members volunteer to serve the association and
thousands advocate for international education.
Information and Resources
Sister Cities - Sister Cities International home page. China Peoples Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) Our counterpart in China. The Asia Society
- The Asia Society is America's leading institution dedicated to fostering under-standing of Asia
and communication between Americans and the peoples of Asia and the Pacific. The Council on Foreign Relations
- A center for the study and practice of International Affairs and U.S. Foreign Policy China Institute - promotes the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment
of traditional and contemporary Chinese civilization, culture and heritage, and provides the cultural and historical context for understanding China today. National Committee on US China Relations
- Established in 1966 by a broad coalition of scholars and civic, religious, and business leaders.
It encourages understanding of China and the United States between citizens of both countries. Asian Cultural Council
- a foundation supporting cultural exchange in the visual and performing arts between the United States and the countries of Asia,
is an affiliate of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Asia - KC Link - A link to the Kansas City Asian-American Community. Committee of 100
- composed of American citizens of Chinese descent who pool their strengths and experience to address important issues concerning the Chinese-American community,
as well as issues affecting U.S.-China relations. National Bureau of Asian Research
- conducts advanced research on policy-relevant issues in Asia.
It also serves as the global clearinghouse for Asia research conducted by specialists and institutions worldwide. Program for International Studies in Asia
- aims to build a community of scholars, officials, policy analysts,
and informed citizens who can conduct an informed dialogue on the central issues affecting the Asia-Pacific region. U.S. China Business Council
- engaged in trade and investment in the People's Republic of China. Founded in 1973,
the Council serves more than 250 corporate members through offices in Washington, DC, Beijing and Shanghai. Bridge to Asia
This is described as an Information-Transfer Station (ITS) for crucial information exchange between groups in the East and West. China Internet Information Center - A Wealth of information from China.org.cn