Indonesia | Online Approaches to Countering Terrorist Recruitment

December 6 – 11, 2018

Country: Indonesia

Project: Online Approaches to Countering Terrorist Recruitment

No. of Visitors:

Details coming soon…

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!)

Details coming soon…

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.

Open World | Russia | Journalism

November 28 – December 5, 2018

Country: Russia

Project: Journalism

No. of Visitors: 10

Host families needed!

Details coming soon…

African Region | U.S. Elections

November 4 – 7, 2018

Countries: Burundi, Central African Republic, Djibouti, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo

Project: U.S. Elections

No. of Visitors: 7-8

Eleven international visitors from nine different African countries will visit Louisville, KY to observe the November elections. They will meet with local constituents to hear about their experiences, concerns and priorities; visit with local media about election coverage; meet with local elections officials; observe polling stations on Election Day; and meet with political science professors to analyze election results. The group will be split for two home hospitality dinners and explore some of Louisville’s cultural offerings such as a distillery tour, the Muhammad Ali Center, and more. 

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: