Friday, March 04, 2011

Start Date:Thursday, March 10, 2011
End Date:Sunday, April 03, 2011

Indonesia-U.S. Youth Leadership Exchange

The Indonesia-US Youth Leadership Exchange offers high school students a practical, hands-on experience in environmental action planning and leadership development in a two-way exchange that focuses on community activism to address local and regional environmental issues in the U.S. and Indonesia. Application for U.S. participants is 10 March 2011.

 

The Indonesia-US Youth Leadership Exchange (IULX) offers high school students a practical, hands-on experience in environmental action planning and leadership development. This two-way exchange will focus on community activism to address local and regional environmental issues in the U.S. and Indonesia.The IULX initiative highlights young people as our future leaders and as valuable contributors to their communities.

Indonesian students plant trees as part of their environmental project

This initiative has multiple phases in the United States and in Indonesia. Students will visit and learn about each other’s countries, live with local families, participate in leadership training, and design and implement environmental improvement projects in their schools and communities.

U.S. participant applications due March 10, 2011

Sponsor and Partner

The IULX initiative is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs and implemented in partnership with the Center for Civic Education Indonesia (CCEI). Legacy and CCEI have partnered successfully for seven years on multiple ECA-funded projects:

Center for Civic Education Indonesia is an Indonesian NGO working to improve the quality of instruction, methods and access to civic education throughout Indonesia. Formerly an international office of the US organization Center for Civic Education based in Calabasas, California, CCEI began to operate independently in 2007.  Currently CCEI has active projects in 22 of the 33 Indonesian provinces, which has resulted in the instruction of over 300,000 students.


Click here for more information and to apply.

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