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Comm(Unity) Weekly: A Conversation with Ambassador Huang Ping

AUGUST 3, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we recap our discussion with Amb. Huang Ping, feature a letter from the late Rep. John Lewis addressing the American people, and re-introduce you to your favorite strategy guessing game in digital form. Weekly Episode On the latest episode — We discuss China-Connecticut trade, the COVID-19 pandemic,… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: A Conversation with Ambassador Huang Ping

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Classrooms, COVID-19, and the Future of Education

JULY 27, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we bring you a recap of our recent event on the future of education. We also look at how Uruguay has emerged as a “winner” in the pandemic, present a fun game that teaches coding in the process and learn why a man sings to his konnyaku… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Classrooms, COVID-19, and the Future of Education

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Negotiating U.S. Policy in the Middle East

JULY 20, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we bring you a recap on last week’s event on negotiating U.S. policy in the Middle East. We also cover the shifting global order, a rare heatstroke in Siberia, and a docuseries on high-stakes sports around the world. Enjoy! Weekly Episode On the latest episode — We discuss… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Negotiating U.S. Policy in the Middle East

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Summer Intern Spotlight: Jack Horrigan

Jack is a rising senior at Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service majoring in International Politics and, currently, CTWAC’s Education Assistant! In his free time, Jack loves reading, playing sports, trying new foods and traveling (of course!). We are so happy to have you on board, Jack! Global engagement is important because the easiest way… Continue reading Summer Intern Spotlight: Jack Horrigan

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Securing the 2020 Election

JULY 13, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we share a can’t-miss conversation tackling what you need to know about securing the 2020 election. We also announce an exciting event on negotiating U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, explore how the Dominican Republic changes its ruling party after 20 years, and recommend a refreshing… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Securing the 2020 Election

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Stop-Motion: Global Migration Rhetoric & Reality

JULY 6, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we’re bringing you an event on securing the pivotal 2020 election, a simple recipe for a classic Vietnamese sandwich, and a special cartoon for our Game of Thrones fans out there. Weekly Episode On the latest episode — We talk with Kathleen Newland, Senior Fellow and Co-Founder of the Migration… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Stop-Motion: Global Migration Rhetoric & Reality

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Building a Resilient World

JUNE 29, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we talk with Kathleen Newland, co-founder of the Migration Policy Institute, on U.S. immigration and global migration during a pandemic. We also explore some of the conspiracy theories behind the “boom” in fireworks and challenge you and your kids to sustainably feed 10 billion people by the… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Building a Resilient World

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Fourteenth Edition

JUNE 22, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we take a look at the other crises happening in our world, sometimes eclipsed by the pandemic. We also explore how a biscuit has united Indian citizens throughout the COVID-19 outbreak and learn how a 20-year-old British cellist is reviving global interest in classical music. Weekly Episode(s)… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Fourteenth Edition

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Thirteenth Edition

JUNE 15, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we recap last week’s event on the protests in Lafayette Square (featuring a special CTWAC guest!), look at the opportunities presented by COVID-19 for integration in Israel, and challenge you and your kids to build climate-resilient cities in an online game. Weekly Episode(s) On our fourteenth episode — Recap… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Thirteenth Edition

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Resources | Race, Resistance, and Community

On Friday, June 5, we were joined by Peniel Joseph, Ph.D., professor and founding director of the LBJ School’s Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at The University of Texas at Austin and Jay Williams, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving in discussion on the roots of racism and inequality in… Continue reading Resources | Race, Resistance, and Community