Ukraine and The Impact of Cultural Exchange

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 in Cultural Exchange, Stories | Comments Off on Ukraine and The Impact of Cultural Exchange

In late-November, I returned to Seattle after living in UkraineĀ for 27 months as a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV). I spent mostĀ of my two...

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Seeking Global Awareness for a Better Future

Posted on Sep 10, 2012 in Cultural Exchange, Global Classroom, Global Youth Leadership Institute, Leadership, Youth | 0 comments

We kicked off GYLI 2012 with a three-day intensive summer workshop, in which students learned how to think critically about global issues and began to plan for their Global Awareness Projects. Throughout the summer, the students participated in a wide range of activities, from workshops on religious tolerance and alternatives to violence, to tours at Theo Chocolate and the Gates Foundation Visitor Center. Not only are students learning about global issues, they are having cross-cultural experiences without even leaving the US!

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Host a student from Burma in your home!

Posted on Mar 1, 2012 in Cultural Exchange, International Visitors Program, Youth | 0 comments

World Learning and the World Affairs Council in Seattle are partnering to recruit host families for nine Burmese teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18 to stay with your family from May 3-14, 2012. The students, who speak English, have been selected by the U.S. Embassy in Burma to become ambassadors for their country. Host families must have a teenage child in the household, and preferential treatment will be given to those families that have students attending Roosevelt High School.

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Boeing awarded NCIV Corporate Citizen of the Year and hosts Brazilian High School Students

Posted on Feb 11, 2012 in Cultural Exchange, International Visitors Program | 0 comments

During the first few weeks of January, the International Visitor Program hosted 10 Brazilian high school students as part of the Youth...

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Travel to Brazil this Summer on a High School Exchange Program– Deadline Extended Feb 29!

Posted on Feb 2, 2012 in Cultural Exchange, International Visitors Program, Leadership, Youth | 0 comments

Now accepting applications for the Brazil Youth Ambassador Reverse Exchange Program for U.S. High School Students!The Youth Ambassadors Program with Brazil is a three week all expenses paid youth leadership exchange based in Brazil during summer 2012 for thirteen American teenagers ages 15-17 and one adult mentor.For more information and to apply online, visit:http://www.regonline.com/byap2012

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Travel with Iraqi and U.S. High School Students this Summer

Posted on Feb 2, 2012 in Cultural Exchange, International Visitors Program, Leadership, Youth | 0 comments

Now accepting applications from U.S. high school students for the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program 2012! Apply today--deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m. EST on February 17th!Learn more about this program and apply online at:http://www.regonline.com/iylep-hsusstudent

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