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03:01 pm: FYI-stuff from email
>>>Seth Green
>>>Coordinator, Americans for Informed Democracy (www.aidemocracy.org)
>>>Yale Law School Class of 2006
>>>(202) 270 6268
>>>
>>>"Bringing the World Home": A Conference for Globally Conscious Young Leaders
>>>
>>>XXXXX students are invited to apply for an all expenses paid summer
>>>retreat for young leaders in Peacham, Vermont. The retreat, called
>>>"Bringing the World Home," will bring together globally conscious
>>>students from around the U.S. for a weekend of workshops, speakers, and
>>>discussions focused on techniques for raising global awareness on their
>>>campuses. Thanks to the generous support of the Rockefeller Brothers
>>>Fund and Hewlett Foundation, transportation, lodging, and food will all
>>>be covered for selected students.
>>>
>>>The retreats are being coordinated by Americans for Informed Democracy
>>>(AID), a non-partisan educational organization that seeks to raise
>>>awareness in the U.S. about world opinions. AID was started by Marshall
>>>and Rhodes scholars at Oxford University and, as word about its mission
>>>has grown, it has expanded to more than 90 universities in over 10
>>>countries. For more information about AID, including recent stories
>>>about the group by the New York Times, Chronicle of Higher Education,
>>>and CNN, visit www.aidemocracy.org.
>>>
>>>The "Bringing the World Home" retreats are planned for June 25-27, July
>>>9-11, July 23-25, and August 6-8. At the retreat, students will learn
>>>how to start AID chapters on their campuses, how to organize town halls
>>>featuring high-profile world leaders, and how to recruit the media to
>>>cover their efforts. Students will have the opportunity to meet and
>>>exchange ideas with a diverse group of young leaders, equipping them
>>>with the knowledge, support and structure to implement these ideas in
>>>their neck of the woods. Students will also enjoy recreational
>>>activities, including a nature hike and a visit to Ben and Jerrys headquarters.
>>>
>>>Interested students should send a resume, a cover letter indicating
>>>which retreat date(s) are best, and a 250-word essay on the topic Why
>>>Bringing the World Home is Important to Me to Seth Green, Coordinator,
>>>Americans for Informed Democracy, 1214 Chapel Street, Suite E, New
>>>Haven, CT 06511. The application can also be e-mailed to
>>>seth@aidemocracy.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis
>>>and must be received by May 28, 2004. Applicants will be notified within
>>>a week of their application if they have been selected. For more
>>>information, visit www.aidemocracy.org or call (202) 270 6268.

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