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Rice Krispies and Johnny Cash

By Katie Strickland, Global Ambassador, AYLP Learning about different cultures and making new friends has been a common theme throughout the course of this week. Having a chance to sit down and just talk with an Algerian student is such a rewarding experience. I have learned so many wonderful things about the country of Algeria … Continue reading

A Multi-Dimensional Perspective

By Zach Andrews, Global Ambassador, AYLP “What?! That’s an old lady! I do not see the young woman,” shouted Jamin. Beginning the day off examining an art piece of what could be considered an abstract painting, it showed just how many different outlooks and perceptions could be in one room. Alongside the painting, all of … Continue reading

Five, Four, Three, Two, One, Go!

By Lucas Pakele, Global Ambassador, AYLP. They scurried in the door. One by one, two by two, and all the rest of the future leaders of Algeria and Nevada poured into the Reynolds School, already having a blast getting to know each other. Today was the first day of this week’s activities, learning how to … Continue reading

And they danced……

By MATT LUSH, global ambassador, AYLP It’s a beautiful thing to witness the power of music. At today’s opening barbecue for the Algerian Youth Leadership Program, it wasn’t long after everyone finished eating that the drum began to play, and the Algerian students began to dance. They chanted, they clapped, they sung and they spun … Continue reading

Meet Your Global Ambassadors……..

  Zach Andrews, 23 Major: Advertising/ Public Relations   I have a crazy obsession with Disneyland and the Southern California beaches. I love to draw, specifically people and faces. I have a knack for computers and design work. In my free time, I love to travel, work out, try new foods, watch movies, and play … Continue reading

What Youth Can Do to Change the World

By Amanda Thiebaud Horn What does it mean to be a young leader?  Leadership is more than a word; it is a concept that often eludes us. To be a great leader means honing the ability to look at a situation from the outside in, to see the big picture and evaluate how all the … Continue reading

Hello Algeria, Meet Reno!

Hello and welcome to the Algerian Youth Leadership Program 2013.  You have either recently arrived in San Francisco from Algeria and getting ready to take a bus to Reno or you’ve left your home in Nevada to come to the University of Nevada.  Regardless, here’s a few things you should know about your home for … Continue reading

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