Last fall iLEAP was the featured organization at the Tuesday night Greendrinks. Antioch was the host organization for the event and the whole first floor of Antioch was packed with folks interested in the environment and social change. Just the kind of people who may be interested in iLEAP’s programs and Antioch’s classes. At about [...]
Rarely in life are we surrounded by people that are collaborating with such intensity that you just know you’re doing something right. How often do we wake up in the world and honestly believe in every decision and action that we will make during that day? I have worked with iLEAP as Program Coordinator for [...]
On Monday, our 2nd 2009 iLEAP Fellow, Juliet Theresita from India secured her J1 visa to participate in the program! Juliet is the Founder of the Center for Community Services (CCS), a nongovernmental organization (est 2000) that advocates for and serves marginalized and vulnerable fishing communities along the Gulf of Mannar, in the southern Indian [...]
Vanessa has some new photos up on her travel blog.
iLEAP is very excited to be this month’s featured organization in the new Global State of Washington Initiative. Click here to read the newsletter. Last fall the Initiative held a rousing kick-off event and iLEAP is proud to be a part of this emerging, collaborative endeavor! Check out their website for more information–From the Global [...]
Britt Yamamoto, iLEAP’s Executive Director, once raised the question about the carbon footprint of iLEAP’s programs. Because we bring folks from all over the world to Seattle, a lot of jet fuel is burned getting them here. At the same time we want to be an environmentally responsible, “green”, organization. When we look at iLEAP [...]
From Betty Kagoro (IF'09, Uganda) We are very excited that yesterday, Ms. Betty Kagoro from Uganda received her visa to participate in our 2009 program! Betty works with the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU), a coalition formed in 2001, which unites five of Uganda’s largest religious organizations in their efforts to address Uganda’s most pressing [...]
I began tapping my meager Seattle networks today in hope of finding a good home stay match with one of the International Fellows coming in April, Candiga Samson. Since he is Anglican and from Uganda I have submitted an article to be published in my church newsletter. My church, St. Andrews, is Episcopal and has [...]