It was late August 2012, and I was in the middle of a very challenging re-election campaign to retain my seat in the state legislature, when I received...
Our ACYPL delegation spent approximately 10 days in mainland China and then five days in Taiwan. That itinerary presents many contrasts. In China, the Communist elevation of the...
Today’s post comes from US to West Bank and Israel delegate Noelani Sallings, who is President of Democratic Activists for Women Now (DAWN). I have a deep affection...
Today’s post comes from Sri Lanka/Nepal delegate Ashley Holbrook. As always, her views are hers alone. It’s 1:30am and we’re saying our final goodbyes to Sri Lanka. These...
2021 In Review
While COVID-19 continued to impact the world and our work in 2021, the ACYPL team worked year-round to continue giving emerging leaders a global perspective. ACYPL celebrated our...VIEW DETAILS
Alumni Reflection: Ulfa Mubarika (PFP 2019)
I would like to inform you that the ultimate goal of my micro-grant project “Pakem Indonesia” has been achieved! Pakem Indonesia is integrated program that combines strengthening the...VIEW DETAILS
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...VIEW DETAILS
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...VIEW DETAILS