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Let’s Build a DC World Affairs Pipeline

Learning Life is now seeking individuals and organizations interested in helping to build a “World Affairs Pipeline” connecting lower-income metro DC children to opportunities and careers in international relations. The Challenge Washington DC is a world city divided.  On one hand, DC is home to thousands of individuals and organizations daily engaged in international affairs.  On the other hand, DC ...

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International Project Comparing Family Food Cultures Launches

Learning Life, a Washington DC-based educational nonprofit, is launching a new international family-t0-family project to explore family food cultures across the world. Learning Life’s flagship program, the Citizen Diplomacy Initiative, engages lower-income American families, starting in Ward 8 of Washington DC, in live internet dialogues and project collaborations with lower-income families in other countries of the world to nurture more caring, ...

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Results of Our International Community Photo Project Are In!

Learning Life is pleased to release the results of our international community photo project.  The project, which ran from January to August 2017, was part of our flagship program, the Citizen Diplomacy Initiative (CDI). CDI engages lower-income American families in live dialogues and project collaborations with lower-income families in other nations to nurture more caring and capable global citizens.  With each ...

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Democratize Diplomacy! (Part 1)

Our world is growing more interconnected yet also seems more and more insecure, divided, and dangerous.   Improving incomes, transportation and communication have spurred international travel, trade and collaboration but also job flight, piracy, climate change and terrorism, among other problems.  Despite the uncertainty these developments bring, one thing is certain: international affairs increasingly impact us all, from the air we ...

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