|North Carolina Youths Needed for Leadership Program in Iraq|
NORTH CAROLINA NEEDED FOR YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM WITH IRAQ
February 2, 2012
Raleigh, North Carolina – This summer, from July 25 - August 19, 100 Iraqi
teens and adult participants will visit the United States under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The International Affairs Council (IAC) is host and administrator of the program in North Carolina and is working in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and World Learning on program planning and recruitment.
Two - four teenagers from the Triangle area have the opportunity to participate with Iraqi youth in the youth leadership program and join them throughout many city stops in the U.S. All expenses will be paid under the conditions of the grant.
In order to participate, Triangle area youth must be American citizens with
leadership skills and an interest in international affairs. Youth candidates must be between the ages of 16 and 18 years and will be selected based on interest in community service and ability to relate to people of other cultures.
An information flyer with application instructions is available on the IAC web site at www.iacnc.org and the IAC Facebook page: International Affairs Council. For more information and to ask questions, please call 919.838.9191.
The application deadline for the Iraqi Youth Leadership Exchange Program is
February 29, 2012.
About the International Affairs Council
The International Affairs Council (IAC) connects people, ideas and culture for the good of North Carolina communities and communities abroad. The council annually hosts a number of professional and youth exchange programs, culture events, speaker events, and educational programs. For more information, please visit www.iacnc.org
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