[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

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[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. Continue reading

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[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 Continue reading

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[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 was cause for celebration. However, after years of swells of various policies … Continue reading

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[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, there’s much more complexity and depth to the country and its people. … Continue reading

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[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. [View the story “[Israel to US … Continue reading

Middle East

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 issues facing the world. The challenges will certainly be interesting, but the … Continue reading

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[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 our long-time partner, the Australian Political Exchange Council for organizing a great … Continue reading

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[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 my American mind, I thought “Love.” He then answered his own question as … Continue reading

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[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 dedicated to their work. I discovered how the political, electoral, and local … Continue reading

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