The Exchange: MWF Edition

The 2017 MWF Edition of the Presidential Precinct’s monthly newsletter.

[…]

August 29th, 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments

June 2017 Newsletter

The June 2017 newsletter for the Presidential Precinct.

[…]

August 29th, 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments

May 2017 Newsletter

The May 2017 Monthly Newsletter for the Presidential Precinct.

[…]

August 29th, 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments

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 […]

August 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 clash […]

August 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 […]

July 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 […]

May 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

For Virginia, 2019 is an opportunity to assemble emerging global leaders

Originally published by the Richmond Times Dispatch
March 25, 2017
By James B. Murray Jr.

When it comes to history and government, Virginia has a special trust and a unique opportunity.

Four centuries ago at Jamestown, the colony that would grow into a self-governing commonwealth and then a powerful free nation had its […]

May 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Public jewelry showcase planned to follow reverse exchange opportunity in Colombia

“It begins with an idea and ends with a well-designed piece, with a lot of experimentation.”

That’s how Elaine Butcher describes her craft – handmade, globally inspired jewelry made from recycled metals. Although Elaine’s work is showcased around the country, she has long been designing and constructing from her boutique […]

April 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Precinct YALI Fellow directs film project on rural mining in Zimbabwe

Terry Mutsvanga knows well the power of filmmaking in communicating for human rights. He is by no means new to the industry, having received two awards from ZimRights, a Zimbabwean Human Rights Association, for his role in “Dhamu: Voices from a Tent” and “Nyota: Thirts Throats in the City.” […]

February 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments