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[US to Argentina ’15] Andrew Kovalcin: “11 Things You Should Know About Argentina”
[US to Argentina ’15] Andrew Kovalcin: “11 Things You Should Know About Argentina”
  One might think of Argentina as just another country in South America but it’s much more than that. Aside from the beautiful landscape and the acclaimed wines,...
11-03-2015 posted by Acypl
[US to Australia ’13] Megan Jones: “Connecting Iowans and Australians”
[US to Australia ’13] Megan Jones: “Connecting Iowans and Australians”
It is no secret I love my home state of Iowa. I came to Australia naïve about the connection my home state would have with this beautiful country....
09-30-2015 posted by Acypl
[Professional Fellows Program spring ’15]: Aushim Merchant: “Redefining my world view”
[Professional Fellows Program spring ’15]: Aushim Merchant: “Redefining my world view”
My Professional Fellows Program (PFP) experience is more than just a cherished memory– it is also a distinct part of who I am today. One of my most...
09-30-2015 posted by Acypl
[US to China 2013]: Natalie Joubert: “Reflecting on my ACYPL experience”
[US to China 2013]: Natalie Joubert: “Reflecting on my ACYPL experience”
It’s been two years since I traveled with ACYPL as part of the delegation to China, but the experience remains one of the more remarkable, fascinating journeys of...
09-02-2015 posted by Acypl
Fall Intern Applications Now Open
Fall Intern Applications Now Open
ACYPL is now accepting applications for full or part-time internships for the fall 2015 semester. Start and end dates are flexible and all internships are located in our...
08-28-2015 posted by Acypl
[Alumni Reflection MAC 2014]: Adel Elhemaily: “A trip that defined my future”
[Alumni Reflection MAC 2014]: Adel Elhemaily: “A trip that defined my future”
I was lucky enough to participate in the Model American Congress exchange program with ACYPL– a trip that that helped me to clarify why I am very passionate about...
08-26-2015 posted by Acypl
[Intern Reflections] Alyssa Wilson: “Words of Wisdom for Future Interns”
[Intern Reflections] Alyssa Wilson: “Words of Wisdom for Future Interns”
As my time with the American Council of Young Political Leaders (or ACYPL) has now come to a close, I have started to reflect on all that I...
08-24-2015 posted by Acypl
Meet the Honoree: Congressman Joaquin Castro
Meet the Honoree: Congressman Joaquin Castro
Congressman Joaquin Castro will be honored at the 2015 Honors Evening on September 9 in Washington, DC for his commitment to ACYPL and public diplomacy. He participated in...
08-24-2015 posted by Acypl
Meet the Honoree: Senator Cory Gardner
Meet the Honoree: Senator Cory Gardner
Senator Cory Gardner will be honored at the 2015 Honors Evening on September 9 in Washington, DC for his commitment to ACYPL and public diplomacy. He participated in...
08-24-2015 posted by Acypl
Join ACYPL for the 2015 Honors Evening
Join ACYPL for the 2015 Honors Evening
The ACYPL Honors Evening recognizes alumni or public officials who have given back to ACYPL and who have positively contributed to public diplomacy and political life. Past honorees...
08-06-2015 posted by Acypl

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ACYPL Virtual Programs 2020

With the launch of so much new programming, here is a snapshot of our work in 2020. This year ACYPL programs look a little different – but as...

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Alumni Reflection: Candace Gerritsen (Vietnam 2019)

Professional Fellows Program to Vietnam Reflection by Candace Gerritsen, October 2019 The Illinois Chamber hosted a Fellow from the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) Program in...

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2020 New Board of Trustees Members!

  We are proud to welcome Tami Jackson Buckner (Australia 2009), Mike Inganamort (Morocco & Tunisia 2016), Bret Perkins (New Zealand 2013), DiAnne Graham (North Macedonia 2019), and...

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Alumni Reflection: Kevin Winge (Malaysia 2018)

Never in my life do I remember an out-of-the-blue phone conversation that turned into a transformational experience. When Kaylee Boalt, from the American Council of Young Political Leaders...

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