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The word council is a noun.  Council means (1) a meeting of people for consultation, (2) a body serving in an administrative capacity, (3) (Christianity) an assembly or theologians and bishops and other representative of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine.
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  • British Council
    The British Council is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to build mutually beneficial relationships between the people of the UK and other countries. The Council has sponsored English language programs and other development ventures around the world. The website describes the Council, its programs, how to work with them, and more.
    https://www.britishcouncil.org/
  • National Council of Textile Organizations
    The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) is an association that represents the entire spectrum of the textile industry. From fibers to finished products, machinery manufacturers to power suppliers, NCTO is the voice of the U.S. textile industry. There are four separate councils that comprise the NCTO leadership structure, and each council represents a segment of the textile industry and elects its own officers who make up NCTO's Board of Directors.
    https://www.ncto.org/
  • Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
    The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is an independent Federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our Nation's historic resources and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy.
    https://www.achp.gov/
  • British Safety Council
    British health and safety organization. The main aim is to keep people as healthy and safe in the workplace as possible. The specific areas that the organization covers include occupational health and safety and health safety risk assessment as well as health and safety regulations and workplace health and safety. As well as commercial activities, BSC also run charitable initiatives.
    https://www.britsafe.org/
  • American Craft Council
    This non-profit educational organization strives to promote an understanding and appreciation of contemporary American crafts. Its programs include a bimonthly craft magazine and annual juried craft shows as well as specialized craft workshops and seminars.
    https://www.craftcouncil.org/
  • Brooklyn Arts Council
    The Brooklyn Arts Council in Brooklyn, NY, presents arts events, gives grants, trains artists, teaches students, and provides a directory of arts organizations.
    https://www.brooklynartscouncil.org/
  • Information Technology Industry Council
    The ITIC is the premier group of the nation's high-tech companies and a tech industry lobbying organization in Washington and around the world. It began in 1916 as an association of office equipment manufacturers. Its mission today is the same as in 1916: to promote the global competitiveness of its member companies. The website contains a list of members, issues, news, and more.
    https://www.itic.org/
  • National Safety Council
    The NSC, founded in 1913, is a non-profit, non-governmental, international public service organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health. Their mission is to educate and influence society to prevent accidental death or injury. The website has information on first aid, products and services, training, resources, news, and more.
    https://www.nsc.org/
  • Boy Scouts of America, National Council
    Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scouts of America in 1907. It is the largest youth organization in the U.S. with over 5 million members. On the website, users can find out about joining the Boy Scouts, which begins with Cub Scouts for younger boys. The site also directs users to local Councils, an online learning center, instructions on how to start a troop, and a store for purchasing Boy Scout apparel and products.
    https://www.scouting.org/
  • Fitness.gov
    The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, founded in 1956 and a part of the Department of Health and Human Services, provides news and information about its programs and activities. The Council, made up of 20 unpaid Presidential appointees, is charged with promoting health and physical fitness. The group oversees the President's Challenge awards and partners with organizations promoting health and fitness initiatives.
    https://www.fitness.gov/
  • NCIDQ
    This organization sets standards and certifies professional interior designers. Publishes manual and other information about interior design exams.
    https://www.ncidq.org/
  • City of Atlanta
    Learn about the Atlanta, Georgia city government, including its city council as well as its departments and agencies.
    https://www.atlantaga.gov/
  • The National Academies Press
    The National Academies Press publishes the reports of The National Academy of Sciences, The National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. More than 3000 books are available free line; many others may be purchased by PDF. Searchable by subject.
    https://www.nap.edu/
  • The National Academies
    Four agencies comprise the National Academies: the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Members of these groups meet, pro bono, to address critical national issues and give advice to the government. The website describes their projects, provides news from the Academies, suggests books, and much more.
    https://www.nationalacademies.org/
  • United Nations
    This is the website for the United Nations, located in New York City. The UN was begun in 1945 with the goal of maintaining world peace and to provide a forum for countries to work together on global problems. There are 192 member nations in the General Assembly, and 5 permanent members of the Security Council of which the U.S. is one, plus 10 non-permanent members with one year terms.
    https://www.un.org/
  • City of Virginia Beach
    Learn about the City of Virginia Beach on this official city government web site. Read about the City Hall and the City Council, as well as the operations and services of the Virginia Beach government.
    https://www.vbgov.com/
  • Forest Products Society
    The Forest Products Society was founded in 1947 to provide an information network for the forest products industry. It also distributes technical publications of the American Wood Council.
    https://forestprod.org/
  • National Association of the Remodeling Industry
    In 1983, the National Remodelers Association and the National Home Improvement Council joined to establish the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), which now has chapters nationwide and has enjoyed sizeable growth since its formation. In 2000, NARI moved its national headquarters to Des Plaines, Illinois. NARI strives to advance and promote the remodeling industry's professionalism, product, and public purpose.
    https://www.nari.org/
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