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The Presidential Precinct is a non-profit that unites two of America’s premier universities, William & Mary and the University of Virginia, William Short’s Morven, and the homes of three Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier and James Monroe’s Highland.
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  • Democracy in Action project goes live in Nigeria

    IBADAN, NIGERIA – On Tuesday, January 10, 2016, Youths in Motion (YIM) in partnership with the US Embassy, Nigeria, will launch the #DemocracyInAction (DIA-Oyo) project, which aims to develop the capacity and engagement of young professionals, nonprofit leaders, and student leaders in civic advocacy, human rights, civic leadership, and open... Read More...

  • James Madison’s Montpelier Unveils New Education Building

    Press Release from James Madison’s Montpelier: Orange, VA – James Madison’s Montpelier unveiled Claude Moore Hall, its new $4.7 million, 6,800-square foot education building on Wednesday, November 30, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by key donors and supporters. The building’s state-of-the-art multimedia classroom, staff offices, and digital production studios expand... Read More...

  • Alpha Sennon: Food Security and Nutrition in Trinidad & Tobago

    I recently attended the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) in the United States over a six weeks period. The six weeks at the Presidential Precinct have come to an end, and I have nothing but great news to share with you. Allow me to share some highlights of... Read More...

  • Timi Olagunju offers a leading voice in Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Nigeria

    This month, Facebook’s CEO visited Lagos, Nigeria – his first trip to Africa. Zuckerberg met with software developers and startup founders, led a town hall event, and had the opportunity to shake the hand of Nigerian President Mohammed Buhari. An underlying theme of Zuckerberg’s conversations remained the idea of “free... Read More...


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