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Special Interest Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 
 
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Interest_Group
A Special Interest Group (SIG) is a community within a larger organization with a shared interest in advancing a specific area of knowledge, learning or technology where members cooperate to affect or to produce solutions within their particular field, and may communicate, meet, and organize ...  
 
 
 
special interest groups - Project Vote Smart 
 
votesmart.org/interest-groups
Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. If you know of a group that provides ratings not included here, please contact us at ratings@votesmart.org.  
 
 
 
Interest Groups in American Politics - Debbie Twyman 
 
www.twyman-whitney.com/americancitizen/links/lobbies.htm
An interest group (also called an advocacy group, lobbying group, pressure group, or special interest) is a group, however loosely or tightly organized, that is determined to encourage or prevent changes in public policy without trying to be elected.  
 
 
 
Issues, Organizations, and Interest Groups 
 
usgovinfo.about.com/blorgs.htm
Issues, Organizations, and Interest Groups. Pick an issue. Pick an opinion. Congratulations! There's an online organization that agrees with you.    
 
 
Special Interest Groups — Association for Computing Machinery 
 
www.acm.org/sigs
Broad Groupings of Special Interest Groups To facilitate understanding about the technical areas covered by the Special Interest Groups (SIGs), below are 11 broad areas and the SIGs most closely associated with each area.    
 
 
Advocacy group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 
 
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Advocacy groups (also known as pressure groups, lobby groups, campaign groups, interest groups, or special interest groups) use various forms of advocacy to influence public opinion and/or policy; they have played and continue to play an important part in the development of political and social ...  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups | CILIP 
 
www.cilip.org.uk/about/special-interest-groups
A CILIP Special Interest Group which encourages debate and the exchange of knowledge in all aspects of Information Literacy.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups | British Mensa 
 
www.mensa.org.uk/special-interest-groups
Our members have a diverse range of interests, from angling to yoga, and enjoy bringing like-minded people together by creating and following Special Interest Groups (SIGs) devoted to their passions.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups 
 
www.nzica.com/SpecialInterestGroups.aspx
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) meet on a regular basis and provide great networking opportunities with like-minded members. Most meetings qualify for CPD hours.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - Information Systems Security ... 
 
www.issa.org/?page=SIGs
ISSA’s Special Interest Groups (SIG) give those interested in a particular topic an opportunity to collaborate, discuss and focus on resources within the community.    
 
 
Special Interest Groups - USASBE 
 
www.usasbe.org/?page=SIGs
USASBE SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS are organized, ... to encourage information and knowledge exchange and development of special programs addressing the specific mission of the GROUP and are open to all Association members. ... Find a Special Interest Group here.    
 
 
Special Interest Groups - YouTube 
 
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What is a special interest group? How do they seek to change public policy? For every issue there are special interest groups on many sides of it. See how special interest groups work, fit on the political spectrum, and influence our government.    
 
 
Special Interest Groups | CILIP 
 
www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/about/special-interest-groups
Special Interest Groups provide CILIP members with access to events, training and other networking and CPD opportunities within a shared area of professional interest.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - RPS 
 
www.rps.org/special-interest-groups
Our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are a key part of The Society's activities. As well as becoming a member of The Society itself, many members choose to join one or more of the specialist Groups which concentrate more closely on particular areas of photography and imaging.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - Vivit Worldwide 
 
www.vivit-worldwide.org/?page=SIGS
Current Special Interest Groups Include: Agile SIG. Big Data. Business Intelligence SIG. Business Service Management SIG. Cloud Builders SIG . Configuration Management System SIG    
 
 
Special-interest group - definition of Special-interest group ... 
 
www.thefreedictionary.com/Special-interest+group
interest group. n. A group of persons working on behalf of or strongly supporting a particular cause, such as an industry or an item of legislation.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups | Association for Contextual ... 
 
https://contextualscience.org/special_interest_groups
Printer-friendly version Special Interest Groups. Official ACBS SIGs The existing official ACBS SIGs are listed as links at the bottom of this page.  
 
 
 
IChemE | Communities | Special Interest Group News 
 
www.icheme.org/communities/special-interest-groups-news.aspx...
Special Interest Groups Technical networks for knowledge exchange. IChemE's special interest groups cater for a wide range of industry sectors and professional interests.  
 
 
 
interest group | political science | Encyclopedia Britannica 
 
www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/290136
interest group, also called special interest group or pressure group, any association of individuals or organizations, usually formally organized, that, on the basis of one or more shared concerns, attempts to influence public policy in its favour.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - List of SIGs 
 
www.iatefl.org/special-interest-groups/sig-list
List of SIGs. Take a look at the Special Interest Group websites. For more information, contact the Group Coordinators listed below. Membership price is £18.00 for individual members and £33.00 for institutional members.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - Southern College of Optometry 
 
www.sco.edu/specialinterestgroups
College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) – dedicated to facilitate the awareness that vision involves more than eyesight and to expand the number of students that will deliver developmental vision care and vision therapy to their patients.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - NSCA 
 
www.nsca.com/Membership/Member-Tools/Special-Interest-Groups...
Special Interest Groups NSCA Special Interest Groups (SIG) provide members who share a common interest, the opportunity to network, share ideas, and address issues relating to their area of expertise and/or interest.  
 
 
 
Special interest groups exert growing influence in N.J ... 
 
www.nj.com/politics/.../10/special_interest_groups_exert...
And it’s all happening as both candidates accept public money aimed at limiting spending and ensuring they have a level playing field  
 
 
 
Special interest group | Define Special interest group at ... 
 
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noun 1. Also called special interest. a body of persons, corporation, or industry that seeks or receives benefits or privileged treatment, especially through legislation. 2. Digital Technology. a subgroup within a user group where members share information or research in specialized fields. Abbrevia  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups ( SIGs ) - ASIS 
 
www.asis.org/SIG/sigs.html
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are chartered by the Board of Directors to give members with similar professional specialties the opportunity to exchange ideas and keep themselves informed about current and discrete developments in their ...    
 
 
Interest Groups | OpenSecrets 
 
www.opensecrets.org/industries/index.php
Interest Groups. Which candidates is the computer industry giving to? What are the patterns in tobacco contributions over the past 10 years? Where is the political money coming from within the agribusiness industries?  
 
 
 
ThisNation.com--Interest Groups 
 
www.thisnation.com/textbook/participants-groups.html
Interest Groups Participating in Interest Groups. In the American political system, there are a wide variety of interest groups that are organized for the sole purpose of exerting influence on the political and legal systems.  
 
 
 
Special interest - Definition and More from the Free Merriam ... 
 
www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/special%20interest
Full Definition of SPECIAL INTEREST: a person or group seeking to influence legislative or government policy to further often narrowly defined interests; especially: lobby  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups | Association for Learning Technology 
 
https://www.alt.ac.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups
ALT Special Interest (SIGs) and Regional Interest (RIGs) Groups bring together individuals or organisations within ALT around a common theme. They are established and discontinued according to our Policy on Special Interest Groups. Current Special and Regional Interest Groups Our current active ...  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - Society for Laboratory Automation ... 
 
www.slas.org/about/special-interest-groups
Automation Quality Control John Thomas Bradshaw and Craig Schulz, Chairs The Automation Quality Control SIG provides a forum for discussion of topics relating to optimizing performances of laboratory instrumentation.  
 
 
 
special interest - definition of special interest by The Free ... 
 
www.thefreedictionary.com/special+interest
special interest n. A person, group, or organization attempting to influence legislators in favor of one particular interest or issue. spe′cial-in′ter·est adj. spe′cial in′terest n. a body of persons, a corporation, or an industry that seeks or receives benefits or privileged treatment ...  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - De Anza College 
 
www.deanza.edu/.../pdf/Special_Int_groups-online.ppt.pdf
5 Types of Special Interest Groups: Private and Public Private Groups that act on behalf of just their own constituents. Public Groups that act in the public  
 
 
 
Interest Groups - Union County College 
 
faculty.ucc.edu/egh-damerow/interest_groups1.htm
Researching Interest Groups. In researching an interest group, you would want to tell me about the organization you picked. Why did you pick it? What interests does it represent? Many interest groups are trade associations.  
 
 
 
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS - Encyclopedia.com 
 
www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Special_Interest_Groups.aspx
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS. Toward the end of the twentieth century, special interest groups exhibited several defining characteristics. First, special interest groups are associations joined voluntarily by individuals sharing at least one common interest or belief that defines the group's purpose.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - Valley Community 
 
www.valleycommunity.cc/.../women/special-interest-groups
Shared interest groups serve as a great way to meet other women who share your interests and help women to share and grow in their faith is a relaxed social environment.  
 
 
 
Project VoteSmart: Texas Special Interest Groups 
 
votesmart.org/interest-groups/TX
Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. If you know of a group that provides ratings not included here, please contact us at ratings@votesmart.org.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - Tampa Bay Computer Society 
 
tampa-bay.org/special-interest-groups
Are you a SIG or Class Leader? Or would you like to be? Please check out the Educator Information page for administrative how-to’s, communication links, and information on becoming a leader.  
 
 
 
what is special interest groups? | Yahoo Answers 
 
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Special interest groups are groups of people who band together to try to influence the government (usually they do this by donating to the campaigns of politicians they like).  
 
 
 
Special Interest Politics | The MIT Press 
 
mitpress.mit.edu/books/special-interest-politics
This landmark theoretical book is about the mechanisms by which special interest groups affect policy in modern democracies. Defining a special interest group as any organization that takes action on behalf of an identifiable group of voters, Gene Grossman and Elhanan Helpman ask: How do special ...  
 
 
 
Special Interest Group | PHP 
 
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Name Description; Adult Children with Developmental Disabilities (PACDD) Monthly meetings featuring with support and social gatherings for families with adult children that have developmental disabilities/autism.    
 
 
Top Interest Groups Giving to Members of Congress, 2014 Cycle ... 
 
www.opensecrets.org/industries/mems.php
Top Interest Groups Giving to Members of Congress, 2014 Cycle. Who's got the most juice on Capitol Hill? Here's a list of the top interest groups contributing to members of the 111th Congress during the 2013-2014 election cycle.  
 
 
 
Types of Interest Groups - CliffsNotes 
 
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Elected officials as well as the public are often critical of the roles of "special interests" in the political process. The activities of lobbyists can smack of vote-buying and influence-peddling.  
 
 
 
Python Special Interest Groups | Python.org 
 
https://www.python.org/community/sigs
About. There are a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) for focused collaborative efforts to develop, improve, or maintain specific Python resources.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - The eBay Community 
 
community.ebay.com/t5/Special-Interest-Groups/ct-p/1125
GROUPS. Groups is a great place to connect with other community members who share similar interests. Give support, share information, and connect with fellow members.  
 
 
 
Public Interest Groups - HUD 
 
portal.hud.gov/.../gov_relations/oirpublicinterestgroups
Public Interest Groups A : ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty : AIDS Policy Center for Children, Youth, and Families : ... National Legal Center for the Public Interest : National Low Income Housing Coalition : National Multi Housing Council :  
 
 
 
Local Interest Groups - itSMF USA 
 
www.itsmfusa.org/?page=localinterestgroups
Starting a Local or Special Interest Group. Below you will find information and downloads pertaining to starting a LIG or SIG. These documents will also come in handy if you are participating in getting a LIG or SIG restarted.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) | American Council on The ... 
 
www.actfl.org/membership/special-interest-groups-sigs
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) encourages members with shared interests to network and share information within the larger structure of ACTFL. To facilitate these activities, ACTFL has established Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to provide continuous networking ...  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - STC.org 
 
www.stc.org/about-stc/communities/special-interest-groups
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are composed of STC members with common experiences and interests who share their knowledge with each other and with other STC members.  
 
 
 
Special Interest Groups - Florida Physical Therapy Association 
 
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Special Interest Groups Share | The field of physical therapy has a wide range of specialties and issues that might not apply to the entire FPTA membership but are of interest to smaller groups within our chapter.    
 
 
Special Interest Groups - American Academy of Ambulatory Care ... 
 
https://www.aaacn.org/special-interest-groups
American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing · Group of people · ViewPoint · AAACN Online Library · Download the AAACN Membership Brochure  
 
 
 


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