Footage of our 60th Anniversary Celebration with President Carter Now Available

Posted on Feb 11, 2012 in Community Programs, Foreign Policy, Global Health, Leadership, Politics, Security, Youth | 0 comments

On January 31, the World Affairs Council hosted our biggest event ever, featuring President Jimmy Carter speaking on “Waging Peace,...

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GYLI High School Students Raise Awareness of Global Water Issues

Posted on Feb 8, 2012 in Leadership, Youth | 0 comments

By Daniel Adler, World Affairs Council Global Classroom intern.As an intern serving the Global Classroom program of the World Affairs Council, I spend a lot of time communicating online with local high school students.

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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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Northern Irish Visionary meets with Seattle mover and shaker

Posted on Sep 6, 2011 in Cultural Exchange, International Visitors Program, Leadership, Politics | 0 comments

Ms. Nichola Mallon, a guest of the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program was hosted by Ms. Cathy Allen of The Connections Group today. Here's what Ms. Allen had to say about Ms. Mallon's inspiring work.

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Global Classroom Celebration: A Local Teacher’s Experience

Posted on Jun 23, 2011 in Global Classroom, Leadership, Youth | 0 comments

By Steve Garlid, Teacher, Bryant Elementary SchoolWhen I was invited to attend the awards ceremony for the World Citizen Essay Contest in early June, I nearly declined.I'm very glad I didn't.

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