From Moldova with Love

In May, we hosted Open World group from Moldova. Open World is a professional exchange program sponsored by the Congressional Office for International Leadership (COIL). Moldova is a new democracy led by a woman President and Prime Minister. With a population of more than 2.6 million , Moldova borders on the southeast side of Ukraine. During the conflict with Russia, …

Filmmakers from Senegal IVLP

In April 2022, we hosted 9 filmmakers from Senegal through the U.S. State Department’s IVLP program, our first in-person delegation since 2020! It was especially exciting since they first met the YouthFx team through a virtual exchange program in October of 2021, and now they are finally able to travel in person! Senegal is often referred to as the birth …

How Americans can help people in Ukraine

As the Ukrainian people try to defend against the Russian invasion that has left hundreds dead, thousands homeless, here are some ways American can support the people of Ukraine. Local Groups 518 Ukrainians is led by local Ukrainian Churches and the Capital District branch of The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA). Since the Capital Region is home to thousands …