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Help Build A More Caring, Connected World: Join a Learning Life Board

Want to help build a more caring and connected world? Do you have skills, experience, and/or connections that could help? Help Learning Life build family diplomacy worldwide by applying to join our founding Board of Directors (BOD), or Board of Advisors (BOA). About Learning Life Learning Life is a Washington DC-based, nonprofit lab devoted to spreading learning beyond school walls.  ...

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Founder’s Blog: Toward Family Diplomacy for a More Caring World

The following essay was published as a chapter in the edited volume, Social Justice and International Education, published this month by NAFSA.  You can learn more about the book here. Nearly 3 years ago on a sunny spring day, I stepped out of a school with two children participating in our program, The Family Diplomacy Initiative. I had recently met the ...

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What Is Family Diplomacy?

Our world is becoming more complex and interdependent as more people, goods, services and interactions flow across national borders.  This changing global reality has triggered xenophobic, sometimes violent reactions that have been validated and amplified by political activists and opportunistic leaders.  Diplomacy is rightly upheld as an important response to the mounting tensions within and between some countries, but diplomacy ...

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New Video Silent Stories Feature a Global Cast

In this global Covid-19 pandemic, Learning Life is pleased to announce the release of four new and innovative video silent stories to spur conversation on international health issues.  The videos, each linked below, were made with a cast of actors and producers from four countries worldwide, and are a project of Learning Life’s Family Diplomacy Initiative (FDI). In line with ...

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