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The Presidential Precinct is a nonprofit 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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  • Shifting Perspectives

    By: Adrienne Wu Editor’s Note: Adrienne was a Summer Program Fellow for the Presidential Precinct while YALI 2017 Fellows were in Virginia. She not only had the opportunity to work with the Fellows, but also got to live with them throughout the six-week Fellowship. The views and opinions expressed here... Read More...

  • From the Presidential Precinct Board of Directors

    Photo Credit: Casey Kilmartin Friends of the Presidential Precinct, A number of you have kindly written to us regarding the horrible events that transpired in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. As those of you outside the U.S. have probably read by now, our quiet town was the scene of a... Read More...

  • The Presidential Precinct and the U.S.-Africa Business Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Host Africa Business Forum on July 28

    PRESS RELEASE July 24, 2017 (Washington, D.C.) – The Presidential Precinct and the U.S.-Africa Business Center at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will co-host the Africa Business Forum on July 28 to convene global business executives, government officials, academic leaders and 25 Mandela Washington Fellows, young African leaders from 18... Read More...

  • Promoting human rights through art in Mauritius

    In Mauritius, although homosexuality and trans identity are not illegal, they remain taboo and absent from legislative frameworks. Sandrine Julien, a Precinct alumna from the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship, is working to change that. The Collectif Arc-en-Ciel (CAEC) is the main association working for the Human Rights of LGBT persons... Read More...


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