World Chicago is a nonprofit that promotes citizen diplomacy in Chicago by hosting U.S. Department of State exchange programs for experts and youth from around the world. Youth Diplomats is an 8-month experiential learning program to equip and empower Chicago teens to be active global citizens. It meets once a month to explore topics in global affairs, diplomacy and build your leadership and cross-cultural communication skills.
You’ll learn about the people, culture and issues of sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Cuba as a Peer Ambassador for WorldChicago exchange students. You’ll discover college and career options, network with global experts, and do service projects with an international impact. A group of Payton students participated last year and spoke very highly of the program -- don't miss out on this great opportunity! Apply by Nov. 1, 2016.
Check out the following materials for more information:
Peer Recommendation Form
Teacher-Mentor Recommendation Form