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21st Century Changemakers: Education Leaders Advance Civic Engagemnt Among High School Youth
April 2 - April 5
International educators and youth leaders will be traveling to Cleveland to explore programs that engage youth and promote direct participation in government and society. Visitors will address various school programs that promote youth engagement, tolerance, and multiculturalism. Discussions with the Cleveland Leadership Center, Cleveland Young Professional Senate, The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio, among others, will highlight efforts to inspire the next generation of leaders.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)
Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world visit Northeast Ohio through IVLP. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, these visitors have been identified by U.S. embassies as emerging leaders in their fields. Over 50 Nobel Laureates and 335 current or former Chiefs of State or Heads of Government are alumni of this program.
By connecting with foreign leaders, we strengthen Northeast Ohio’s commercial, cultural, and educational ties with the rest of the world. For more information, contact Katie Ferman, Program Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or click here. To get involved as a Citizen Diplomat, click here.