With Love From Ireland

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Living in a coronavirus world has made us all feel disconnected from our international community. I missed my family. So, I got my tests, donned a mask, and traveled home to Ireland for 6 weeks. Pictured above is the old mill on my parents’ road. This building is from the 1850s, but there’s been a mill on Mill Lane since the 13th century.

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Siobhan Lyons to Transition from President and CEO of Citizen Diplomacy International

July 12, 2022

Citizen Diplomacy International announced today that President and CEO Siobhan Lyons, long-time diplomatic leader and international connector in the Philadelphia community, will be transitioning after nearly 7 years with the organization. Lyons successfully guided Citizen…

FAQs About Dinner Hosting – THE WORLD AT YOUR TABLE

July 8, 2022

Throughout the year, volunteers welcome visitors for an evening of dinner and conversation, an event which we call “Culinary Diplomay”,  “Dinner Hosting”, or “Home Hospitality” if dinner takes place at your home instead of a…

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Citizen Diplomacy International Impact Report 2021 – 2022

May 25, 2022

Message from President & CEO Thank YOU for reaching out to international peers during our virtual year in 2021 and our return to in-person programming in 2022. You made it possible for virtual exchange programs…

Impact: IVLP Profile A Global Moment in Time: Ya Fav Trashman

May 25, 2022

In one of our largest exchanges of the year, 70 global participants gathered on zoom to speak with Philadelphia sanitation hero Terrill Haigler AKA Ya Fav Trashman about how to raise awareness with social media. Haigler…

Impact: Citizen Diplomat Academy Year 1: March 2021-April 2022

May 25, 2022

Because of Covid-19, most school exchange programs have been put on hold since March 2020. Resulting in a loss in cross-cultural learning and international exposure. Starting in July 2020, Citizen Diplomacy aimed to tackle this…

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