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We offer Language Conversation Hours in English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic and German. Here's the schedule. (The Charlotte Observer recently ran a wonderful story about our extremely popular Conversation Hours. Read it here.)

Thurs., March 26: Visiting scholars from Afghanistan discuss cultural and religious diversity 5:30 p.m. at Midwood International & Cultural Center Auditorium. More info.

March 27 - April 7:  High school youth ambassadors from Chile and Argentina will visit. Could you be a home host or help with carpools to get our visitors to workshops?  Please contact Johnelle Caswell at

Sat., March 28:  Children's World of Play at ImaginOn. Noon to 4 p.m. Music, games, scavenger hunt and 14 performers. Family lunch options at 7th Street Market. More info

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Applications accepted on a rolling basisAmeriCorps positions are open for 2015-2016 program year. 

International Visitors

Citizen diplomacy efforts are in high gear this winter. The countries and plans include:

February 24-28

Law enforcement personnel will meet fellow professionals for a cultural exchange and professional development.

March 1-4

Museum curators will meet their peers and visit area museums.

Chile & Argentina
March 27 - April 7 

Youth Ambassadors are coming to learn about youth empowerment, volunteerism and leadership. We have 17 teenagers who will visit. Do you have teens in your family? Consider being a Home Host and your teen can participate in the workshops, too.

March 24-28

Our guests will join others in our community to host an interfaith dialogue.

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