[Active Citizen Summit 2.0] Small moments, big impact

This year’s Active Citizen Summit 2.0 unites 18 young social entrepreneurs—one from every Middle Eastern and North African country and the Palestinian territories—to Chicago and DC for a three-week program. In the months leading up to the exchange, I was … Continue reading

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Active Citizen Summit 2.0 kicks off today

In partnership with the State Department, Bureau of Near East Affairs we are pleased to welcome 18 young leaders from across the Middle East and North Africa to Chicago for the Active Citizen Summit 2.0. The Summit will incorporate unique opportunities … Continue reading

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[Active Citizen Summit 2012 update] Regional Expansion of the Youth Company

Nacim Filali, one of the participants from our 2012 Active Citizen Summit, continues to grow the Algerian expansion of the Youth Company. Through connections made during ACS, The Youth Company expanded regionally from Qatar to Morocco and Algeria, which was … Continue reading

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[Active Citizen Summit 2012 update] The fruits of her labor

We just heard from the US Embassy in Kuwait, that one of the participants from the Active Citizen Summit 2012, Budour al-Qassar, is launching the first farmer’s market in Kuwait starting in November.  This was a plan that Budour had proposed … Continue reading

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Active Citizen Summit

The Active Citizen Summit was a really exciting program for us. We brought over 40 participants from around the Middle East and North Africa to the United States for conferences in San Francisco and Washington D.C., as well as giving … Continue reading

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[Active Citizen Summit 2012] ACS Delegates Have a Terrible Life

ACYPL is currently underway with our Active Citizen Summit, which has taken over 50 delegates from around the Middle East and North Africa to San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Raleigh-Durham. We just got word of the horrible conditions that … Continue reading

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Active Citizens Summit 2012

ACYPL is excited to announce that we have been selected by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to conduct an Active Citizen Summit for 54 participants from the Middle East and North Africa, as well … Continue reading

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