iEARN Celebrates Global Youth Service Day!

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This April 26-28, iEARN is proud once again to be a Global Youth Service Day partner and help celebrate young people making a positive contribution to the health and welfare of the planet and its people. Similar to how Every Day is Earth Day for our network, every day is also a day for youth to serve their local and global communities. For 25 years iEARN has asked all project participants to address the question, "How will this project improve the quality of life on the planet?"

We’ve also asked all exchange program partners and participants the same question. An example of a program that iEARN helped design and launch is the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program, which is a model service-oriented exchange program During the first year of YES in 2003, iEARN-Pakistan helped develop the overall strategy for incorporating technology-enhanced community service into the YES experience before, during, after students traveled to the United States.

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