21st Century Toolkit for Effective Grassroots Advocacy in Difficult Environments: June 21st-24th
New Hampshire will play host to 8 people from across Europe to talk about grassroots advocacy and how to engage different constituencies to create successful change. The group will meet with various non-profit advocacy groups here in the state, as well as government officials, to talk about what the best practices are in effective and ethical advocacy efforts.
Academic and Public Library Leadership: June 21st - 24th
Ethiopia will send 7 people to New Hampshire to learn about our rich library tradition in the state. Visits to various public and private libraries will have the visitors looking at best practices in management and service provision to the community. Conversations on why libraries play such a large role in NH, as well as how they have evolved over the years, will be the main focus of their time here.
Strengthening Pakistani Youth, Young Academic Leaders, & Influencers: July 18th-20th
10 people from Pakistan will come to the state to learn about how NH promotes youth leadership and skills development. Conversations with non-profits, government agencies, and other organizations will help the visitors to see the vibrant youth culture in the state and how we support it. It will also benefit the group to learn about ways to keep youth out of trouble and on a positive path towards their future.
Combating Domestic Violence Against Women and Children: August 23rd-26th
A group of 10 people from Saudi Arabia will visit New Hampshire to learn about our efforts to prevent domestic violence. Meetings with nonprofits working in the field will be arranged for the group. Conversations will be held on working with survivors, violence prevention efforts, identifying domestic violence from signs, and other topics. This will help the group to better understand prevention tactics to help implement new programs back home.