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Host families needed for student leaders from around the world this summer

July 12th, 2012 · Comments

The World Affairs Council is looking for host families for student leaders from around the world. The groups come from Mexico, Iraq, Zambia, and several Middle Eastern and North African countries. They’re hoping that neighbors will host several visitors together on the same street.

Here are the dates that host families are needed:

Mexican Youth Leaders – July 19-August 4, 2012
This program brings high school students from Mexico dedicated to learning new ways of tackling their communities’ most endemic issues of violence and substance abuse prevention and creating a culture of lawfulness. Check out these amazing students at their blog: http://blogs.worldlearning.org/jovenesenaccion/

Middle Eastern Youth Leaders – July 28-August 2, 2012
This program brings college students representing almost every country in the Middle East for a short visit to Seattle to learn how philanthropy and social enterprise models can be used effectively to support community needs. Check out this prestigious program at: http://mepi.state.gov/

Iraqi Youth Leaders – August 2-13, 2012
This is a group of motivated Iraqi high school students coming to Seattle to explore issues of multicultural diversity, environmental awareness, social justice, digital media, and youth leadership. Check out these amazing students and their work at: http://blogs.worldlearning.org/iylep/

Zambian Youth Leaders – August 10-15, 2012
Building from Zambia’s phenomenal win in the Africa Soccer Cup this year, this program brings soccer leaders from every region in Zambia to Seattle in order to enhance their leadership and technical soccer skills through workshops. Check out this exciting program at: http://www.meridian.org/zambiasports2012

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