Testimonies

Testimony from the 1st EU Delegation traveled to U.S.A
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Testimony from the 1st U.S. Mentors traveled to Europe

Testimony from the 2nd EU Delegation traveled to U.S.A.

Testimony from the 2nd U.S. Mentors traveled to Europe

Testimony from the 3rd U.S. Mentors traveled to Europe

3rd US Mentors Visit

Testimonies of the 3rd U.S. Mentor visit in Europe

3rd US Mentors VisitBetween January 25  – February 15, 2013 the delegation of 8 U.S. Mentors (U.S. organizations: Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH), Step by Step (SS), Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (CSMT), Harriet Tubman Center (HTC), Maine People’s Alliance (MPA), Lakeview Action Coalition (LAC), One Village Council (OVC), and Poverty Initiative) gathered in Budapest to participate in 3-week trip in Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia in smaller groups.

They spent time interacting with local leaders and alumni friends, learning about the political, economic and cultural environment in each country, and participated in workshops, round table discussions and presentations, consulting, etc. They all contributed to the great success of this exchange program.

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US Mentors

A third U.S. mentor group in Europe

US MentorsA third U.S. Mentor group with 8 participants will travel to Europe from January 25-February 15, 2013. The U.S. participants of this exchange will have an opportunity to share professional expertise and gain a deeper understanding of the societies, cultures and people of other countries.

They will participate in workshops, seminars organized by the alumni of this program and contribute with presentations, discussions and mentoring.

They will also visit public and civil society organizations working with the alumni in implementing projects in minority communities and provide them on-site consultations.

We hope that community organizing will start and will have success stories in many communities in 2013.

 

2nd In Bound Delegation

2nd In Bound Newsletter Europe

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2nd In Bound Newsletter Action

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2nd In Bound Newsletter PF Congress

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2nd In Bound Newsletter Volunteering

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1st In Bound Delegation

1st In Bound Newsletter – Participants

1st In Bound Newsletter – Direct Action

1st In Bound Newsletter – Professional Fellowship Congress

1st In Bound Newsletter – Volunteering

USmentors

2nd US delegation’s testimony

USmentorsBetween 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 the success of the program in every country.

They spent the time with learning about the political, economical, cultural environment in each, and contributed to successful workshops, presentations, small group discussions, consulting etc. and strengthen the friendship and collaboration with 16 alumni and have workshop and interview meetings with candidates of the delegation for the next program.

For Delegation feedback testimony see below:


US mentors in Europe

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

US mentors in EuropeNew! 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, or  community organizers who work with minority populations are invited to apply for participation as a local hosting organization in any parts of  the U.S. and/or U.S. mentor interested to travel overseas.

We encourage professionals and their organization to submit their application for participating in an exchange program with participants from four Central and Eastern European countries.

Read more– Announcement for U.S. mentors
Read more – Application for U.S. mentors

Deadline: 31st January