[Professional Fellows Program '14]: A Movement of Young Leaders

“YSEALI is a program that can connect people around the world.” The 2014 Professional Fellows Program (PFP) wrapped up earlier this month, and three of our fellows, the Hon. Earl Oyas, Oo Maung, and Lena Hendry were interviewed by the  Bureau … Continue reading

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[US Elections Exchange '14] Linda Rotunno: What counts on Election Day?

Paul Tully, the brilliant political operative, used to remind us every day at the DNC…”Nothing counts but what happens on Election Day.” I have worked in Democratic politics most of my adult life. I know what a successful campaign feels … Continue reading

ACYPL Delegate Stories

[US to Vietnam + Myanmar '14] Erin Van Sickle: What is the VFF?

  On our first day in Hanoi, our delegation met with Mr. Nguyen Van Pha, the vice president of foreign affairs for the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF).  As we began discussing the VFF, Mr. Nguyen noted several times throughout our … Continue reading

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Fall Professional Fellows Program ’14: Finding a home away from home

Nine fellows from Malaysia, the Philippines and Myanmar joined us for the fall Professional Fellows Program. After a brief orientation in Washington, DC, the group left for CO, TX and VA/DC, to complete 3-week fellowships in various areas of professional interest and expertise.

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Now accepting applications: Winter 2015 Interns

We’re excited to announce ACYPL is now accepting applications for full or part-time internships for the winter 2015 semester. Start and end dates are flexible and all internships are located in our Washington, DC office. ACYPL offers interns an opportunity … Continue reading


[US Elections Exchange '14]: They Came, They Saw, They Observed

Delegates from 7 countries—Australia, Bulgaria, France, India, Italy, Pakistan, and Romania—joined ACYPL for our 2014 US Elections Exchange program to observe the midterm elections unfold. View the story “US Elections Exchange ’14: Pre + Post Election” on Storify

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[Professional Fellows Program ‘14] Jenny Macaraan: “My experience as a Coloradoan”

Visiting the United States has been one of my goals, so when I learned that I had been accepted into the ACYPL Professional Fellows Program, it was one of the highlights of my life.  After discovering I would be participating … Continue reading

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Myanmar professionals fellows named honorary citizens of Austin

Austin City Councilmember Kathie Tovo presented ACYPL’s Myanmar professional fellows, Mr. Tial Hnin, Ms. Zint Wint Yee, and Mr. Oo Maung, as honorary citizens of Austin during a city council meeting on October 23. They were accompanied by their American … Continue reading

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[Department of Small Worlds] Swedish Serendipity

ACYPL, like all small nonprofits, relies on interns to support its work. Three times a year, we welcome 2-3 undergrads or recent graduates to our join team. Being an ACYPL internship is not just about making copies. Our interns work … Continue reading


Now accepting applications: 2015 Professional Fellows Program

ACYPL is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2015 Professional Fellows Program [PFP]. We are looking for political, policy, and civil society leaders between the ages of 25 and 40, from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, … Continue reading

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