This looks like a great opportunity and really easy to do. All you have
to do is apply and get grp together to take a van down to Chicago. Hope
some of you are interested!
> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR GLOBAL LEADERS SUMMIT
> College and graduate students are invited to apply for a one-day
> for young global leaders taking place on July 30th at Northwestern
> University. The conference will bring together students from across the
> Midwest for a day of workshops, guest speakers, and discussions focused
> techniques for raising global awareness. Thanks to the generous support
> the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Open Society Institute, the Hewlett
> Foundation, and the DarMac Foundation, the conference is free for
> students including food and tuition (although transportation to the
> conference is at participants' expense).
> At the conference, students will learn strategies for talking global
> with Americans and techniques for organizing town hall meetings on
> role in the world. Students will also enjoy several guest talks on
> international affairs and 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
> The retreats are being coordinated by Americans for Informed Democracy
> (AID), a non-partisan organization working to raise global awareness on
> than 250 U.S. university campuses and in more than 10 countries. AID was
> originally started in September of 2002 by Marshall and Rhodes scholars
> Oxford University who sought a new vehicle to bring the world home to
> Americans and it has quickly become the premiere network for globally
> conscious young leaders. For more information about AID, including
> about the group by the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, and others,
> visit http://www.aidemocracy.org/.
> Interested students should send a resume and cover letter to
> [log in to unmask] Applications will be considered on a rolling
> basis and applicants will be notified within one week of submission if
> have been selected to attend a summit.