Educators in Morocco
How does our does our International Education Program take teachers beyond classroom walls? See a perfect example by reading how Mesquite John Horn High School geography teacher Greg Hill spent his summer "vacation" in Morocco.
Google Visits the Council in October
The question for an Internet Governance Forum - USA panel in mid-July was "Can the United States reestablish its leadership role in defending human rights online?" The panelists included the Council's October 14 speaker, Ben Blink, the Google analyst who monitors government interference and censorship. The forum can be streamed-- without government interference, of course.
Future Leaders - Apply Today!
The German Marshall Fund's highly competitive 2015-16 Marshall Memorial Fellowship nomination process is underway -- it ends September 29. Texas gets to send only 3 representatives -- U.S. citizens ages 28 through 40. They'll be in Europe for a month studying transatlantic and global relationships. The nomination formis on the GMF website.
WorldFest Spotlight: Mexico continues
August 25-September 12 at The Gallery at Visit Addison with a focus on Oaxaca in the photo exhibit Espiritu de Tierra y Luz [Spirit of Earth and Light] --the works of 15 photographers from the Mexican state. Oaxaca is also famous for Mezcal, the spirited liquor featured in a "tasting" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, at The Gallery. RSVP for the tasting at email@example.com/