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Intern Spotlight: Erin Birmingham

This is the first in a series of spotlights on our spring 2017 student interns.  Learning Life’s student volunteers this spring are translating documents, conducting research, fundraising, and doing outreach locally and internationally for our Citizen Diplomacy Initiative (CDI), among other activities.  Erin Birmingham, interviewed below, is helping with CDI research, writing, fundraising and social media.      Where were you ...

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Anacostia International Launching in February in D.C.

In February, Learning Life will launch Anacostia International (AI) — a monthly series intended to bring international affairs “east of the [Anacostia] River” to Wards 7 and 8 of Washington D.C. Background The United States has an enormous cultural, environmental, economic and political impact on the world.  At the same time, the world is becoming more globally interdependent as transportation ...

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Learning Life’s 2016 Work, and Plans for 2017

In 2016, Learning Life focused its efforts on developing and testing our new Citizen Diplomacy Initiative, which engages lower-income American families, starting in Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8, in live internet dialogues and project collaborations with families in other nations of the world.   More specifically, and among other things, we: Mobilized over 30 volunteers locally and internationally to ...

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Seeking Research Collaborators

About Learning Life & Its Citizen Diplomacy Initiative Based in Washington D.C., Learning Life is an educational nonprofit that seeks to spread learning in everyday life beyond school walls.  Learning Life’s Citizen Diplomacy Initiative (CDI) is a new, free program that engages lower-income American families, starting in Wards 7 & 8 of Washington D.C., in live internet dialogues and project collaborations with ...

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