September 2016 NC Partners’ Board of Directors Meeting and Pot-Luck Social

September 2016 NC Partners’ Board of Directors Meeting and Pot-Luck Social

Both are at the home of Katushka Olave (919-491-0269)
9 Spreading Oak Court
Durham, NC 27713

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Board of Directors Meeting, September 10, 2016
10:00AM – 2:00PM
Please send any agenda items to Karen Brown kareneslbrown at aol dot com by September 5.

NC Partners’ Potluck Social, September 10, 2016
2:30 – 4:30PM

Let’s share time and eat together to celebrate our organization!
As our special guests are
Ursula Bustillos Daza, Environmental Committee
and
Anita Crowley, Teacher-in-Residence/Education Committee

We ask everyone to bring a favorite dish to share for our pot-luck social. Also, please bring any beer or wine you wish to enjoy.
We will provide plates, cups, utensils, napkins, water, coffee, and ice

THANK YOU KATUSHKA FOR HOSTING THE SEPTEMBER MEETING AND SOCIAL!!
Please RSVP to Virginia Freedman at Virginia.freedman at gmail dot com

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - 2016 NC POA BOARD MEETINGS:
December 10, 2016

Teacher in Residence Application Period Extended

Teacher in Residence program application deadline has been extended to midnight on Monday April 18. For background and application see documents on the left under 'Projects'.

PartnersCampus Meeting in Chapel Hill on Saturday, January 30th

NC Partners of the Americas is having its first PartnersCampus meeting. All are welcome for fellowship,to learn about new projects, meet student members,talk with Karen Guzman, national student advisor, and reconnect with the NC Partners chapter.

When: January 30, 2015 meeting, 10: 00 am
Where: Whole Foods, Village Plaza, 81 South Elliot Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

We will meet initially in the cafeteria area. Questions or RSVPing? Email Karen Brown at kareneslbrown at gmail.com

NORTH CAROLINA YOUTH LEADERSHIP EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITY TO COLOMBIA

Partners of the Americas is excited to announce that applications for the U.S. Youth Ambassadors Program to Colombia (YA) are now open!

The YA program is supported by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs and implemented by Partners of the Americas. All participants selected will travel to Washington, DC and Colombia free-of-cost during in July 2016. A total of 10 youth (ages 15-17) and one adult educator, who have studied/speak Spanish, will be chosen from select states for this unique opportunity that fosters mutual understanding, leadership, and community service.

Program activities include meeting with government and civic organizations, building relationships with host families and local youth leaders, visiting schools and participating in skills-based workshops that enable and empower participants to take on issues in their own communities. Upon returning to the U.S., participants use what they learned throughout the program to design and implement service projects that benefit their communities.

Applications are currently open for residents of North Carolina and other states. For a copy of the youth and mentor application, please go to http://www.partners.net/youth-ambassadors. You can submit online or send the youth application to Michelle Peedin, Youth Ambassadors Screener, 103B Milton Drive, Carrboro NC 27510. For mentor applications, you can submit online or send to Sallie Abbas, Mentor Youth Ambassadors Screener, North Carolina Partners of the Americas Mentor Application, P.O. Box 28221, Raleigh, NC 27611.

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