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Information is power, and we want empowered community leaders, members and ultimately – communities.  As society moves more and more towards becoming highly reliant on information, being able to connect to the appropriate information becomes more salient in nature.

Academic Resources (Colleges, Journals, etc.)

Community Development Journal
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
University of Louisville - Kentucky State Data Center
Kentucky Colleges and Universities
Kentucky Private Colleges and Universities
Kentucky Commonwealth Virtual Library
Journal of Extension
Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education
Journal of Leadership Education
Rural Sociology Journal
Southern Rural Sociology Journal
The Journal of the Community Development Society


Centers, Organizations & Associations

Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE)
Association of Leadership Educators
Center for Creative Leadership
Center for Information Technology Enterprise(CITE)/ConnnectKentucky
Community Development Society
Community Leadership Association
International Leadership Association
National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs
National Congress for Community Economic Development
Pew Partnership for Civic Change
RUPRI Center for Rural Entrepreneurship - Energizing Entrepreneurs
U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Extension Resources

Elizabeth Bolton, Ph.D. – Community Leadership Publications/Resources
This website provides a wide list of Extension resources dealing with community-related issues.

Nancy Ellen Kiernen, Ph.D. – Program Evaluation Resources
The website provides resources useful when developing holistic Extension programs, and focusing on successful program evaluations.  There are three components to the website: evaluation tip sheets, evaluation examples, and other resources. 


Federal Government

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau - Guide to State Statistical Abstracts
U.S. Census Bureau - 2002 NAICS Codes
U.S. Census State and County Profiles
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Education
Federal Citizen Information Center
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Internal Revenue Service
U.S. Senate
Small Business Administration - WWW Server
Social Security Administration (SSA)


Kentucky Resources

Kentucky Association for Economic Development (KAED)
Kentucky Bankers Association
Kentucky Business On-Line
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce - WWW Server
Kentucky Entrepreneur Accelerator Network
Kentucky League of Cities
Kentucky Newspapers
Kentucky Small Business Development Center
Kentucky World Trade Center


Kentucky State Government

Kentucky State Home Page, Employment, Economic Development)
Kentucky Agricultural Statistics Service
Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Kentucky Department of Education - Statistics
Kentucky Department of Labor, Division of Employment Standards, Apprenticeship and Training
KyCARES (basic services: housing, food, childcare, benefits, health, etc.)
Kentucky Workforce Investment (employment, workforce information, education and training)
Kentucky Department of Revenue
Workforce Kentucky (Kentucky labor market information)
Kentucky Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet
Kentucky Statutes


Leadership Programs

Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership
Leadership Central Kentucky
Leadership Kentucky
Leadership Northern Kentucky
National FFA Organization


Leadership Resources

One of the widest collections of free leadership resources available on the web for you to browse and study -searchable Themes,Links, Magazine ArticlesBooksQuotations and Glossary.

Mind Garden, Inc.

Mind Garden is an independent publisher of psychological assessments and instruments.  

Research Resources
College Library
Census Bureau