The NAMC recommends these local and national resources for addressing work/life initiatives and concerns.
National Partnership for Women & Families: Uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.
Families and Work Institute: Conducts research on work/life issues and provides a workplace flexibility toolkit. Issues they focus on cover three major areas: the workforce/workplace, youth and early childhood.
When Work Works: A nationwide initiative to bring research on workplace effectiveness and flexibility into community and business practice. It is a project of Families and Work Institute (FWI) sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in partnership with Institute for a Competitive Workforce, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Twiga Foundation.
Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Business Effectiveness and Flexibility: This award recognizes employers across the country that are successfully using flexibility to meet both business and employee goals. Employers of all types can apply for the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in Business Effectiveness and Flexibility. Award winners get local and national visibility.
Work+Life Fit: Creates strategic partnerships between employers and employees that help organizations and individuals apply strategic flexibility to determine how, when and where work is done and life is managed to profit, grow and thrive both short- and long-term. Provides materials, workshops, books, consulting and blog posts for organizations and employees to help them find their work+life fit.
WorkLifeNation.com: A leading online resource for information and tips covering the work-life merge. Information includes:
Breaking news on workplace innovations, legislative concerns, and human resources; Tips to navigate information, manage time and design a better work-life merge; Reducing stress at work and home, striving for balance and cultivating resilience.
The Glasshammer: An online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business.
iRelaunch: Produces career reentry programming, events and content for employers, universities, organizations and individuals.
The Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW): The education and workforce affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. ICW promotes the rigorous educational standards and effective job training systems needed to preserve the strength of America's greatest economic resource, its workforce. Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM): Provides its membership with a forum for Human Resource professionals to exchange ideas, increase their knowledge, and work together for the betterment of the profession.