American Evolution launches Virginia History Trails app

Last week, American Evolution launched the Virginia History Trails app, featuring many of the Presidential Precinct’s partner sites across the state of Virginia. Precinct staff members were honored to be a part of the launch celebration in Richmond.

The Virginia History Trails app, a customized digital platform, is the smartest […]

May 24th, 2018|Other|0 Comments

EVENT: Is social media destroying democracy?

Wednesday, June 6
11:00 – 12:15PM
at the Miller Center of Public Affairs

Social media has been connecting people from across the globe at a staggering rate. Platforms like Twitter and Facebook have been credited with sparking democratic movements, like those seen during the Arab Spring. However, Facebook also came under fire […]

May 24th, 2018|Other|0 Comments

German and American journalists arrive at the Precinct for day of programming

Written By: Drew Precious, Marketing & Communications Manager

The City of Charlottesville now carries a variety of connotations for those in the U.S. and abroad. A newly discovered destination for many Precinct program attendees, our Central Virginia city is often described by its proximity to larger destinations like Washington DC […]

May 24th, 2018|Other|0 Comments

African visionary leaders selected by the State Department to arrive in Charlottesville, Williamsburg for six weeks of academic training and community engagement

PRESS RELEASE

Charlottesville, VA – The African continent represents six of the ten fastest growing economies in the world. Home to over 1.2 billion people, nearly two-thirds of the continent is under 25. Africa’s young people will be consequential influencers of our global future, but even with their unprecedented spirit […]

May 24th, 2018|Other|0 Comments

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President of Liberia, Awarded Mo Ibrahim Prize

We are inspired and empowered by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first woman to receive the $5 million Mo Ibrahim Prize for excellence in African leadership. The Presidential Precinct stands with her in believing that the future of Africa and the future of our world is in the hands of […]

April 30th, 2018|Other|0 Comments

Messy Democracy: From Founding our Nation to Finding our Way

This conversation drew on the expertise and perspectives of three visionary women who are leading the charge to examine and share the lessons and legacies of Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and James Madison. This event was presented by the Presidential Precinct through the generous support of American Evolution.

 
Kat Imhoff, […]

March 26th, 2018|Other|0 Comments

What We’re Reading: March 2018

“The Distinction Between a Nationalist and a Patriot”

In this month’s “What We’re Reading” section, we draw your attention to a simple but important idea: the distinction between a nationalist and a patriot. In a brief work published last year, Timothy Snyder, Professor of History at Yale University, makes a […]

March 22nd, 2018|Other|0 Comments

Tupperware and The Presidential Precinct Convene Leaders for Gender Parity in Education November 13-17 at the University of Virginia

October 18, 2017 (Orlando, FL and Charlottesville, VA) – Tupperware Brands Corporation (Tupperware) will sponsor and co-host The Presidential Precinct’s Global Leadership Forum: Promoting Gender Equality in Education, to convene leaders from around the world who are working to ensure that women and girls have equal access to education. […]

October 13th, 2017|News, Other|0 Comments

Global Founders | Episode 05: A Partnership of Purpose (Mandela Washington Fellows)

 

 

 

Presidential Precinct to Host Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative for Second Time

Charlottesville, VA- The Presidential Precinct is pleased to announce that it will host participants from the U.S. Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program in October 2017. As part of the program, ten young business and social entrepreneurs from ten countries in Latin […]

August 25th, 2017|Other|0 Comments