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Multiregional | Youth and Civic Engagement

March 19 - March 26

March 20 – 26, 2019

Countries: Armenia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lebanon, South Africa, and Sudan

Project: Youth and Civic Engagement

No. of Visitors: 6

Professional Objectives:
  • Examine leadership strategies and communication skills used to manage political and social challenges while balancing divergent social demands and interests;
  • Explore advocacy strategies that facilitate social empowerment and justice;
  • Discuss how public-private partnerships foster political and civic engagement;
  • Review political, social, and economic policy formulation and the various players who influence the decision-making processes; and
  • Illustrate the value of community service and volunteerism in U.S. communities.
Themes in Louisville:
  • The role of local governments in promoting youth engagement
  • Youth employment and economic opportunity
  • Leadership and civic education in schools
  • U.S. Civil Rights history and legacy

WAC is seeking volunteers to host these visitors in their home over a meal! Dates could be: March 21, 22 or 25th. Please contact [email protected] for details!

This delegation will be in Louisville under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).