Websites

Websites

Daraja – Daraja provides coaching, consulting, and advocacy for quality care and transition adjustment to cross-cultural and mobile individuals and families. Micheal Pollock, co-author of the third edition of Growing up Among Worlds is the founder and director of this organization.

Interaction International – a great organization and online resource with information on seminars, books, articles. Also home to the Among Worlds magazine. “Today’s voice for third culture kids and internationally mobile families.” 

TCKKid – A social network platform for a world-wide community of adult third culture kids. TCKid is also a non-profit organization that provides written resources, web casts, and the magazine, Among Worlds which is published four times a year.

Modern Love Long Distance – Lisa McKay is an ATCK and has lived overseas her entire life. She gives great tips and advice for keeping relationships alive across the miles.

Sea Change Mentoring – I’m new to this group but love what I see. Their vision is to “provide short-term guidance and professional mentors to third culture, global nomad and expat students in high school and university.” 

Families in Global Transition – My favorite organization and the “global leader for expat connections. FIGT offers information-packed conferences and year-round benefits through its Membership Program and expanding educational website.” I began attending their conferences in 2014 and except for one year, have not missed any.

Kid World Citizen –  Activities that help young minds go global. This site is a fun and educational site with constant updates of activities, articles, and general resources. The creator, Becky Morales, has been featured on Scholastic, the U.S. Department of Education, NBC Latino, MSN, PBSKids, Start Empathy and many more. This is well worth checking out!

Cultural Transplants – Resources for Third Culture Kids – Comprehensive resources for TCKs that include articles, websites, blogs and more. Take a look! You won’t be disappointed!

Foreign Service Youth Foundation – Resource focused on youth in the Foreign Service

International Society of Missionary Kids ISMK equips MKs educationally, emotionally, and spiritually to handle the challenges they will face, engages MKs in a passionate walk with Christ and in missions, and enables parents to fulfill their missions calling.

Mu Kappa – A fraternal association for MKsWikipedia page on third culture kids. Has some great resources although some things are not cited per Wikipedia standards.

TCKWorld – Dr. Ruth Useem’s official web page.

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