Happy Dog Takes on the World: Why and How Americans Should Care About the War in Yemen

For the last three years Yemen, one of the poorest Arab countries, has been devastated by a civil war that has killed nearly 10,000 people and pushed millions to the brink of starvation. Propelled by the Arab uprisings in 2011, Yemeni society peacefully mobilized protests and forced its long ruling president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, to step […]


Volunteerism in the U.S.

Visitors from Guinea-Bissau, Malawi, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Yemen are coming to Cleveland to examine the impact of volunteerism in U.S. communities and how volunteers are inspired to help foster a culture of service, civic involvement and responsibility.  By sharing best practices, and opportunities to volunteer, participants will better understand the importance of volunteerism […]


Youth Entrepreneurship

An IVLP group from Yemen will highlight the social, economic, and political factors that influence and encourage the advancement of private enterprise in the U.S. Meetings, site visits, and hands-on activities will feature public, private, and cooperative efforts that support and facilitate small business development. The group will also discuss methods to improve entrepreneurial skills […]

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