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Professional Development Opportunity for Community Leaders

Community Solutions Program, a professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women & Gender Issues, opens 2013 call for applications. \n

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11th October 2012 09:32

Alessia Valenza

The application for the 2013 Community Solutions Program is now open. This is the third round of the Community Solutions Program, a professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women & Gender Issues.

Selected candidates will participate in: a four month U.S. fellowship with a local nonprofit organization or government agency; structured virtual learning and networking via the Online Community Leadership Institute; and, the design and implementation of follow-on projects in their home countries.

Citizens from 56 countries are eligible to participate in the program, and we would greatly appreciate your assistance in disseminating the attached flyer to your colleagues and contacts in 56 countries worldwide that might be interested in participating in the program.

The application deadline is Wednesday, October 31, 2012. The application and additional program information is available online at: http://www.irex.org/project/community-solutions.

Professional Development Opportunity for Community Leaders

The Community Solutions Program, a fully funded professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders, and is now accepting applications for 2012.

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20th October 2011 13:53

Alessia Valenza

The Community Solutions Program brings the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency and Accountability, Tolerance and Conflict Reso-lution, Environmental Issues, and Women’s Issues from around the world to the U.S. for an intensive professional development program.

Leaders bring years of experience to community development in the U.S. while strengthening their capacity for leadership and development in their home countries. Through tailored fellowships, leaders gain hands-on experience in community work; collaborate and learn best practices through an online leadership institute; and create action plans for community-based initiatives back home.

The Community Solutions Program is now accepting applications for 2012! We are seeking applicants from 50 countries across the globe working in the areas Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance/Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues and Women’s Issues. Please distribute the attached flyer among your networks, partners, employees and contacts who may be interested in participating in this program. This year we have a leaders from Uganda, Liberia and Bolivia working on LGBT issues. Click here to see all of our leaders profiles.

The Community Solutions Program is a fully funded professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders. Selected candidates will participate in: a four month U.S. fellowship with a local nonprofit organization or government agency; structured virtual learning and networking via IREX’s Online Community Leadership Institute; and, the design and implementation of follow-on projects in their home countries. Please visit the program website for more information about the program and application and eligibility requirements. 

Applications are due November 7, 2011