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First 2021 International Family Dialogue Focuses on Global Family Trends

On Sunday, June 27, more than fifty people from countries around the world participated in Learning Life’s first live live international family dialogue of 2021. The dialogue was the first of six free online interchanges to be held from June to November (one per month) focused on the overarching question “what do families worldwide need to be safe and healthy?” ...

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Mark Your Calendars! A Taste of Democracy & Diplomacy

On Thursday, October 21 at 6:00-8:30pm, Learning Life will be holding a special “Taste of Democracy & Diplomacy” event in Washington DC. The event will be held in-person and virtually. Stay tuned for more details, including the ticket link. In the meantime, please (1) mark your calendar, (2) indicate your interest in the event here on Facebook, and share this ...

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Seeking Experts & Families for 2021 Live International Family Dialogues!

Learning Life, a nonprofit education and citizen engagement lab based in Washington DC, USA, leads a Family Diplomacy Initiative (FDI) that connects families across the world free to share and learn together via a Facebook group and live online dialogues.  In the long-term, FDI aims to spread family diplomacy, and engage families in governance to nurture a more caring, connected ...

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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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