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[Professional Fellows Congress Fall ’15] “Making It Matter: Changing the World One by One”
[Professional Fellows Congress Fall ’15] “Making It Matter: Changing the World One by One”

In November, 240 Professional Fellows from 43 countries and territories participated in the Professional Fellows Congress hosted by ACYPL in Washington, DC. The

11-30-2015 posted by Acypl
[US to Namibia + Botswana ’15]: “Witnessing political movements driven by youth”
[US to Namibia + Botswana ’15]: “Witnessing political movements driven by youth”
In late October, seven young American leaders traveled to Namibia and Botswana for a 10-day exchange trip. This was the second trip taken by an ACYPL American delegation to Namibia and the first trip to Botswana in 25 years.
11-30-2015 posted by Acypl
[Israel to US ’15]: “Building friendship across the ideological divide”
[Israel to US ’15]: “Building friendship across the ideological divide”
A group of young leaders from Israel joined us in the US for an 8-day exchange to DC and Colorado, where they discussed common challenges facing their country as well as sharing possible solutions
11-24-2015 posted by Acypl
[US to Hungary + Croatia ’15] Donalyn Dela Cruz: “Admitting Day”
[US to Hungary + Croatia ’15] Donalyn Dela Cruz: “Admitting Day”
August 21, 2015 marked another Admissions Day in Hawaii. It’s a State recognized holiday that isn’t celebrated due to its storied past. In 1959, when we joined the Union, there...
11-03-2015 posted by Acypl
[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
[Israel to US ’15]: “Building friendship across the ideological divide”
[Israel to US ’15]: “Building friendship across the ideological divide”
A group of young leaders from Israel joined us in the US for an 8-day exchange to DC and Colorado, where they discussed common challenges facing their country...
10-30-2015 posted by Acypl
Apply now for the 2016 YSEALI Professional Fellows Program
Apply now for the 2016 YSEALI Professional Fellows Program
“Looking to the future, I am excited to put the knowledge that I acquired during this fruitful program to practice as we, in Southeast Asia, approach the key...
10-22-2015 posted by Acypl
[US to Australia ’15]: “32 was the best”
[US to Australia ’15]: “32 was the best”
In October, the 32nd US delegation to Australia traveled to Sydney, Hobart, Canberra, Cairns, Brisbane for a 15-day exchange to learn about Australian politics and governance. Thanks to...
10-21-2015 posted by Acypl
[US to Turkey ’15] Maggie Mick: “Turkey—The Wall”
[US to Turkey ’15] Maggie Mick: “Turkey—The Wall”
  My second ACYPL journey took me to Turkey last month. During a meeting in Ankara, our host asked us, “What does every human desire in this life?” In...
09-30-2015 posted by Acypl
[Professional Fellows Program spring ’15] Lia Wulandari: Exploring solutions to challenges in Indonesia
[Professional Fellows Program spring ’15] Lia Wulandari: Exploring solutions to challenges in Indonesia
ACYPL brought me to Minnesota during the Professional Fellows Program and I spent my fellowship at the Hennepin County Election Office and met many humble people who are...
09-30-2015 posted by Acypl

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