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Meet Our Family Diplomacy Ambassadors

Starting in January this year, Learning Life began weekly meetings of a new and important kind of volunteer: Family Diplomacy Ambassadors, otherwise known as “FDAs.” FDAs are young people in their teens to 30s who volunteer about four hours weekly to help grow Learning Life’s Family Diplomacy Initiative (FDI). As Learning Life’s flagship program, FDI is connecting families worldwide on ...

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Learning Life Marks 20th Democracy Dinner

Learning Life is pleased to announce the successful occurrence of our 20th, and 21st, Democracy Dinners on March 24 and 29. Launched in June 2019, the Dinners bring together metro Washington DC democracy sector activists, academics, professionals and elected officials to engage in deeper conversations about the challenges and possibilities for democracy at local to global levels in light of ...

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Spotlight: Spring 2021 Learning Life Interns

Learning Life’s student interns this spring 2021 are, among other things, helping to recruit Family Diplomats and Family Diplomacy Ambassadors for our Family Diplomacy Initiative (FDI), conducting research and planning for grant applications and our fall fundraising event, building the invitation list for our Democracy Dinners, developing a guide to intercultural communication, and more.  We are very grateful for our spring interns’ vital ...

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Introducing Learning Life’s New Board of Advisors

Learning Life is pleased to present our inaugural Board of Advisors!   For most of our existence since founding in 2012, Learning Life has been a fiscally-sponsored program of a larger nonprofit called United Charitable. This has allowed Learning Life to quickly change and experiment to develop our three programs: the Family Diplomacy Initiative, International Mentoring Program, and Democracy Dinners. Now, in 2021, we ...

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