YES students embark on an enrichment trip

Executive Director for IRIS, Del Christensen, and Program Assistants, Brittany Haga and Sara Schoneberg, take the Kennedy Lugar-Youth Exchange and Study (YES) students to tour the capitol building and visit a local mosque.

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Growing new opportunities

Meutia Hakim, a Kennedy Lugar-Youth Exchange and Study (YES) students, displays individual volunteerism at the Faith and Grace Garden project, which is located at St. Timothy Episcopal Church.

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Seeking local coordinators

Iowa Resource for International Service (IRIS) is looking for energetic community leaders who are passionate about learning about new cultures and working with people from different backgrounds, to serve the role of local coordinator in various communities in Iowa.

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Seeking full time program assistant

Iowa Resource for International Service (IRIS), a 501(3)c non-profit located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking a Program Assistant to help develop and expand current international exchange programming.

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Alumni update from Tanzania

Through his Chalinze Youth Community Organization (CHAYOCO), KL-YES alumni Sylvester Chigwala has been helping people throughout the village of Chalinze in Tanzania.

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Holidays Around the Globe

With an uncountable number of religions, traditions and holidays celebrated around the globe, it is important to learn about the different cultures transforming our world. To continue promoting international understanding, development and peace, we have compiled a few celebrations taking place this holiday season.

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