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2nd US delegation’s testimony

Between November 24 – December 15, 2012 the delegation of 5 U.S. Mentors (U.S. organizations: Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative (MVOC), Community Voices Heard (CVH), Sunflower Community Action (SCA), Harriet Tubman Center (HTC), ACCESS/National Network for Arab American Communities) participate in 3-weeks trip in Hungary, Slovakia, and Romania or Bulgaria. They all contributed a lot to […]

New! Opportunities for U.S. organizations to participate as U.S. mentors in the European – U.S. community organizers exchange

New! Opportunities for U.S. organizations to participate as U.S. mentors in the European – U.S. community organizers exchange (Deadline is extended and we still take applications in January 2013! Organizations and individuals who are actively involved in the legislative process and/or policy-making through their work in government, civic education organizations, citizen advocacy groups, community activists, […]

U.S. mentors delegation visit in Europe

The Great Lakes Consortium – through WSOS Community Action Commission, Inc. – as Contract Agent and Manager – received a grant for a two-way exchange between September 2011 and May 2013 from the U.S. Department of State for the “Citizen Legislative Advocacy in Minority Communities”. The overall goal of this exchange is to provide a […]

Extended deadline for Open Call For Participation in U.S. Exchange

GLC is extending the application deadline in each country. For those who are interested to travel on the Spring 2013 program needs to submit their application before the training and interview dates in each country (please contact your country director for the workshop/ interview date in November/December for your country). For those who would like […]

Young European Professionals in Toledo, Ohio

March 24, 2012 – Toledo, OH: On March 30 and 31, 2012, local community leaders will welcome 16 professionals from Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia to share information about the United States government, citizen participation, and community organizing. These guests are participants of the U.S. Department of State Professional Fellows Program. This year the Professional […]

Poster show competition during the Fellows Congress in D.C.

At the Professional Fellows Congress in Washington, D.C. it will be a friendly competition amongst the poster show participants. Voting will be on paper ballots during the poster show on Friday, November 9th. The winners will be announced during the dinner cruise on Friday evening. The categories for voting will be: · Most Thought Provoking […]