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Family Storytelling Workshops Lead to Animated Prize

On Sunday, January 29, Learning Life family diplomat (FD) trainees, Maria and Marvela Kavuma from Uganda, and Nusrat Jahan Nipa from Bangladesh, were awarded cartoon animations of their family stories.  The awards were the culmination of a series of storytelling workshops that ran from November 20, 2022 to January 29, 2023 led by Learning Life FD and Board of Directors ...

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Democracy Dinners Return In-Person

On Monday, January 16, Learning Life successfully held its first in-person Democracy Dinner in three years as the Covid pandemic recedes and the DMV Democracy Learning Community (DLC) moves forward. The Dinner, held at the home of a Learning Life supporter in Alexandria, Virginia, brought together fourteen people, most engaged in democracy work in different ways, from citizen engagement in ...

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What Happened in 2022, and What’s Coming in 2023

This annual report lays out our activities and accomplishments in 2022, from launching our Democracy & Diplomacy Community, releasing our first animated video, and successfully completing our first international family diplomat training, to transitioning our mentoring program.  As Executive Director, I conclude with thanks to a lot of volunteers, participants and donors who were instrumental in making 2022 a year ...

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Report: Family Diplomacy Training Impact

From July 10 to October 30 this year, Learning Life successfully held our first Family Diplomacy Initiative (FDI) training for family diplomats (FDs). This report details our process and results in measuring the impact of the training on participating FDs. The FD training marks the beginning of FDI Phase 2: training a growing corps of volunteers worldwide to be family ...

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