Brazil

Dia Nacional do Voluntário no Brasil/National Volunteering Day in Brazil

PC Goiana Chapter.pngNo Brasil, todo 28 de agosto se comemora o Dia Nacional do Voluntário. Criado pela lei 7.352, a data celebra os indivíduos que doam parte do seu tempo para a realização de atividades sociais. Com ações que envolvem pelo menos 6 dos 17 Objetivos de Desenvolvimento Sustentáveis das Nações Unidas, os capítulos brasileiros somam juntos anos de histórias, horas trabalhadas e impactos causados nas comunidades locais. / In Brazil, August 28th is National Volunteer Day. Created by a national law, this date celebrates individuals who donate their time to help others. With actions that involve at least six of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Partners' Brazilian Chapters have been helping to change the world by empowering and helping local communities. 

Promotores de paz en tiempos del COVID-19

269B234F-971A-445A-94C6-43CF4BB8C5B4_1_201_a.jpegCon el objetivo de promover la cultura de paz en tiempos del COVID-19, la Red Internacional de Estudiantes por la Paz (Red EsPaz Perú) Capítulo afiliado de la organización Partners of the Americas viene desarrollando desde el mes de abril a la fecha conversatorios online dirigido a estudiantes y profesionales que tienen el compromiso de conectar, servir y continuar transformando vidas en la sociedad.

2019 Year in Review

DEC NL_13.jpgPartners has accomplished a lot in 2019, thanks to all of our supporters and members! We have compiled our top 2019 highlights from each of the four units: the Education and Global Citizenship Unit, the Economic Development and Health Unit, the Child Protection Unit, and the Membership Unit. We are excited for all of the life-changing partnerships to come in 2020.

Open Doors 2019 Report Recap

Image 11-22-19 at 10.54 AM_0.jpgIn celebration of International Education Week, the Institute of International Education (IIE) released its annual Open Doors Report on November 18, 2019. The report found that the number of international students in the United States is at an all-time high. Additionally, Latin America and the Caribbean region demonstrated promising growth as a destination for U.S. students studying abroad. 

Advancing Children's Dreams, Reducing Child Labor

Annual Report - EducaFuturo EpC 1 - Javiera Salinas (1).jpgChildren shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams. Yet one in 19 children is engaged in child labor in the Americas, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This year, Partners of the Americas commemorates World Day Against Child Labor by striving for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7, which calls for an end to all child labor by 2025.

Teacher Exchange Shares Culture and Education Between Brazil and the U.S.

ch3.jpgIn January 2018, a chat between Partners Indiana-Brazil Chapter Member Jill Woerner, and friend of Partners of the Americas, Roberta Pegoraro led to the birth of a teacher-to-teacher exchange between Indiana and Brazil that has changed the lives of over a dozen educators. 

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