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September 28, 2018

Through the Participant's Eyes: Americans in Russia

A special partnership with CIF-Russia this past year, allowed us to bring Russian social workers and entrepreneurs to the U.S. and vice versa. The following blog describes the U.S. team’s visit to St. Petersburg and Moscow in late July.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on September 28, 2018 at 4:36 PM in Participant Permalink
August 1, 2018

Through the Participant's Eyes: Adventures in Scandinavia

Stacy, Executive Director of CIPUSA Affiliate, Empower International, travels with a group to explore Norway, Sweden and Finland.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on August 1, 2018 at 5:22 PM in Participant Permalink
August 1, 2018

Through the Participant's Eyes: An Indian in Taiwan

Rekha, from India, describes her experience on CIF Taiwan's Professional Exchange Program in March 2018.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on August 1, 2018 at 3:43 PM in Participant Permalink
June 25, 2018

Through the Participant's Eyes: Americans in Ireland Pt. 2

CIPUSA's affiliate office, Empower International, took a group of university students to Ireland in March 2018 for a program focused on social work. They also took a group to Ireland back in 2016.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on June 25, 2018 at 1:00 PM in Participant Permalink
April 2, 2018

Travel Opportunity: Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

Opportunity to travel abroad this September for a cultural trip to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand!
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on April 2, 2018 at 5:18 PM in Travel Permalink
January 24, 2018

By the Numbers: 2017 in Review

What was 2017 like for CIPUSA? Here is a quick review by the numbers.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on January 24, 2018 at 4:27 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
November 29, 2017

Through the Participant's Eyes: Americans in Kosovo

After CIPUSA's Affiliate Office in Phoenix hosted a group from Kosovo for a program focused on combating human trafficking, the group planned a reverse trip to Kosovo. Read on to learn about the experience of two American participants in Kosovo!
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on November 29, 2017 at 3:32 PM in Participant Permalink
October 25, 2017

Through the Participant's Eyes: Etty from Indonesia

Meet Indonesian participant Etty Rahmawati and learn about her experience in the U.S. during CIPUSA's inaugural Building Bridges Program! "Through the Participant's Eyes" is a serial piece highlighting the experiences of past participants.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on October 25, 2017 at 5:02 PM in Participant Permalink
August 29, 2017

Up with People is Coming Back to the Chagrin Valley

Up with People is a nonprofit organization that aims to bring the world together through service and music. September 8 and 9, 2017 they will be back in the Chagrin Valley with their latest production. Learn more and see this amazing show for yourself!
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on August 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM in Travel Permalink
July 26, 2017

Building Bridges Program: Meet the Participants!

Meet our inaugural Building Bridges Program participants from Taiwan, Indonesia, and Israel!
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on July 26, 2017 at 4:00 PM in Participant Permalink
June 28, 2017

Through the Participant's Eyes: Service Trip to Nicaragua

Meet Samantha from the Netherlands and Kyle from the U.S., who, along with other American university students, recently accompanied CIPUSA's Affiliate Office, Empower International, to Nicaragua for a program focused on social services. "Through the Participant's Eyes" is a serial piece highlighting the experiences of past participants.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on June 28, 2017 at 1:19 AM in Participant Permalink