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Announcing Shared Meals, Shared Cultures

Learning Life is pleased to announce a new partnership with Washington DC’s International Student House (ISH) that will bring our mentors and mentees together with foreign visitors to share meals and cultures. Learning Life’s international mentoring program connects kids ages 6 to 18 from lower-income families in Washington DC, San Salvador, El Salvador, and Dakar, Senegal with caring adult mentors.  ...

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Intern Spotlight: Lexie Hill

Learning Life’s student interns this fall 2019 are, among other things, supporting our Family Diplomacy Initiative (FDI), Democracy Dinners, and world learning excursions with Learning Life children in Washington DC.  Lexie Hill interviewed below, has thus far been helping with the excursions, and outreach for the FDI and Democracy Dinners. Where were you born and raised? I was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...

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Open Letter to Learning Life Families

This letter from Leaning Life’s Director is meant for the lower-income parents and guardians we work with in Washington, DC, but is posted here at our website to help make clear why Learning Life engages lower-income families.    Dear parents and guardians, I am writing to you to explain why Learning Life wants to engage your family in world learning.  ...

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Intern Spotlight: Sehar Jamal

Learning Life’s student interns this fall 2019 are, among other things, supporting our Family Diplomacy Initiative (FDI), planning for the World Affairs Pipeline, and world learning excursions with our children in Washington DC.  Sehar Jamal, interviewed below, has thus far been helping with FDI planning, world learning excursions, plus research on funding and else.  Where were you born and raised? I was born in Maryland, ...

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