citizen diplomacy

Out of this era came three key programs tasked with training a new generation of American students to begin to repair relationships with the peacefully-growing Muslim world, and ameliorate the severe lack of US linguistic capability plaguing both the government and global economic competitiveness. The first, Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study, or YES Abroad, was created in the wake of 9/11 to dispel myths about both America and the Muslim world. 

Segundo and Charlie, hosts of Kichwa Hatari, radio program in Quechua in NYC

The first Kichwa-language radio show in the U.S. is pushing a cultural revival in the Bronx.

A day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, women around the US and around the world held a Women’s March, in support of women’s rights and in reaction to a political climate of implicit and explicit chauvinism. Here in Israel as well, many people took to the streets to express their solidarity.

Hunting for Peru's lost civilizations -- with satellites | Sarah Parcak

A new online tool enlists citizen scientists to help archaeologists.

Iran's rebel poet: extended interview

Mohsen Namjoo fuses the classical with the modern and Iranian rhythms with rock and blues.

Window View, by Unsplash

Citizen diplomacy can make or break foreign direct investment ventures.

Can You Dig This - Trailer

Ron Finley is leading an urban gardening revolution across South Central Los Angeles, and hopefully beyond.

A look back at the legacy of Castro's leadership on U.S. - Cuban relations. 

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