“The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange is now accepting applications for the new round of its Independent Professionals Project Initiative!
Do you have a great project idea and are interested in tackling shared social challenges in U.S. and Russia?
This competition is open to individuals who are interested in implementing a socially-oriented project that will benefit both Russian and U.S. societies. In partnership with a host organization, Independent Professionals will spend 7-14 days between March and mid-April, 2017 to gain new skills and grow professional networks, thereby allowing them to implement these skills and practices to more effectively address challenges in their home communities.
Socially-Oriented Thematic Areas:
Social Support & Protection of Citizens
Protection of Flora & Fauna / Promotion of Animal Welfare
Promotion of Philanthropy and Volunteerism
Public Health & Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles
Preservation of Cultural Identities & Language
Adaptation of Migrants
Medical and Social Rehabilitation
Promotion of Economic and Labor Mobility
For more information on the SEE and the Independent Professionals Project Initiative, go to http://www.usrussiasocialexpertise.org/sites/default/files/INP_Competition_Description_R4_ENG.pdf
To apply, please visit http://www.usrussiasocialexpertise.org/onepage/2#project-application.
November 28, 2016 – 11:59 PM EDT
November 29, 2016 – 7:59 Moscow Time”