More than 1,000 ECA exchange visitors volunteered at fluid stations along the 26.2 mile NYC marathon course. Photo by Jenny Eisenberg

ECA exchange visitors give back to the community

By Jenny Eisenberg For the fourth consecutive year, the largest and most diverse group of volunteers along the 26.2-mile route of the 2018 New York City Marathon last November was comprised of U.S. Department of...
Participants attend a CCEP-CSO brown bag about careers in conflict management with Deputy Director Chris Wendell. Photo by Nick Dinardo

Exploring career opportunities in conflict prevention

By Nayab Khan The Council for Career Enhancement and Professionalization (CCEP) and the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) partnered for a brown bag event last November to discuss careers in conflict prevention. CCEP,...
Ambassador Jean Manes serves meals to families in the waiting room of the Bloom Children’s Hospital. Photo by Juan Carlos Quintero

Online campaign encourages positive action

By Colin Guard A recent Embassy San Salvador social media campaign—to promote volunteerism and increase citizen engagement—significantly outperformed expectations. Public Affairs Section staff who implemented the campaign attribute part of the success to its call...

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