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Seeking Experts & Families for Live International Family Dialogues Starting June 27!

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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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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