[Alumni Reflection] Erin Van Sickle: “A culture of service in Vietnam and Myanmar”

One of the reasons I was particularly excited to travel to Vietnam and Myanmar was to learn about the ways in which nonprofits, business communities, and governments leverage volunteers to meet critical needs in both countries. Through this exchange, I’ve … Continue reading

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Here’s your chance to be named Best Citizen Diplomat from the US State Department

  ACYPL American alumni are invited to take part in the first U.S. Department of State Citizen Diplomacy Challenge! By showcasing your exchange experience, you could be named one of the nation’s top citizen diplomats. “As alumni of international exchange programs, … Continue reading

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[Alumni Reflection] Erin Conwell: “Trevor Noah, Ferguson, and Cape Town”

Recently, it was announced that Trevor Noah, a South African comedian, would take over for Jon Stewart as the host of The Daily Show. Trevor first appeared on the Daily Show in January 2015, where within his first minute, he … Continue reading

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[Northern Ireland to US '15]: “Building transatlantic relationships from Northern Ireland to the US”

In March, 7 Northern Irish policy leaders and elected officials journeyed to the US for an 8-day exchange trip to DC and Boston to learn about the US governance system and develop new transatlantic relationships.

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[Northern Ireland to US '15 Preview] Chanelle Hardy: 50 years later, an injustice anywhere is still, well, everywhere

Reflecting on my trip to Northern Ireland last summer, I realized the Northern Irish, too, had a reason to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Looking me directly in the eye, my guide on a … Continue reading

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[Pro Fellows '15] Toni Panetta: “The long-term impact of the Professional Fellows Program”

The Philippines hadn’t been on my traveler’s bucket list, but when I received an email from ACYPL asking whether I’d be able to serve as an American mentor to three Filipinos participating in the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) … Continue reading

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Applications open: fall 2015 Professional Fellows Program

ACYPL is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the fall 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, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, … Continue reading

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Announcing our spring 2015 YSEALI Professional Fellows

We’re excited to announce our spring 2015 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional Fellows! From a pool of over 350 applicants, this group of 14 young emerging leaders will join us in the US for a six-week intensive fellowship program, ending … Continue reading

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[Professional Fellows '14] Earl Oyas: “A mentor’s visit to the Philippines”

It was a fine Tuesday morning when I picked Toni Panetta up from the Marriott hotel in Cebu. Toni was my mentor during my 3-week stay in Denver, Colorado. The moment I saw her in the hotel restaurant, the memories … Continue reading

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Now accepting applications: summer 2015 internships

ACYPL is now accepting applications for full or part-time internships for the summer 2015 semester. Start and end dates are flexible and all internships are located in our Washington, DC office. ACYPL offers interns an opportunity to work on a … Continue reading

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