Events

Indonesia | Online Approaches to Countering Terrorist Recruitment

December 6 – 11, 2018


Country: Indonesia

Project: Online Approaches to Countering Terrorist Recruitment

No. of Visitors:

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Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists: Media Responsibility in an Age of Disinformation

November 29 – December 4, 2018


Countries: Albania, Brazil, Croatia, Ghana, India, Mongolia, Vietnam

Project: Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists: Media Responsibility in an Age of Disinformation

No. of Visitors: 7

Home Hospitality Dinner Hosts Needed (Learn More!)

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About the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists

Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists brings more than 100 emerging international journalists from around the world to examine journalistic practices in the United States. The Murrow program is an innovative public-private partnership between the Department of State, the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, and several leading U.S. schools of journalism. The program usually occurs in October-November of each year.

African Region | NGOs and Civic Activism

October 27 – 31, 2018


Countries: Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Sudan, Zambia

Project: NGOs (Nongovernmental Organizations) and Civic Activism

No. of Visitors: 6

Six international visitors from Africa are visiting Louisville to explore NGOs and their role in promoting civic activism. Themes include:

  • Civic activism through the lens of civil rights
  • Grassroots support for marginalized communities
  • Foundation support for local nonprofits
  • University training in NGO leadership and management

Visitors will participate in a community service project. A home hospitality dinner will allow visitors a glimpse into the “everyday American family life.”

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)

September 22 – October 20, 2018


Countries: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, & Trinidad & Tobago

Visit the YLAI webpage to learn more!

Join us at our Welcoming Reception: