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North Hills Summer Concert Series Benefits IF

Beach Music Series at North Hills Raleigh

Many thanks to Councilman Bonner Gaylord, who in conjunction with Kane Realty and North Hills, have chosen highlight the work of International Focus during the Legacy Band's performance at North Hills on Thursday, July 17th in the Commons from 6-9pm. For more info from the North Hills website click here. Mark your calendars! Plan to attend this performance which will benefit International Focus!

North HillsMidtown Beach Music Series

The folks at North Hills Gives Back have selected International Focus as a featured nonprofit during their Midtown Beach Music Summer Concert Series. The concerts, which are attended weekly by thousands are growing their community role again in 2014 by promoting select non-profits. Now in its' seventh season at North Hills, the series has proven to be an excellent platform from which to share a message, grow a customer/volunteer base, and build on a current initiative.

We will have access to a tent, table, and chairs. We can hand out promotional info and we will have the opportunity to share a 90-second message from the stage. Please join us - along with your family and friends - on the 17th to support us and enjoy the music or to help at the booth! (I will gladly accept volunteer assistance!)

Leila Bekri Featured as Tar Heel of the Week

Leila BekriOur very own Leila Bekri was featured in Sunday's News & Observer as the Tar Heel of the Week. Learn all about this unique woman who leads our International Visitor Leadership Program.

"She's really an institution in herself," she says. "She has such a way with the visitors and she takes her work so seriously. She put a lot of effort into creating programs that include everything possible that would be relevant, and she is so well-respected in D.C. I'm not sure this would still be going without her.


Supporting the 1st Annual Immigrant Heritage Month

International Focus Joins Nationwide Effort to Highlight Immigrant Impact on History and Future of America

RALEIGH, NC- Today International Focus announced its support of the first ever Immigrant Heritage Month, an initiative organized by the nonprofit to partner with corporations, media outlets, organizations, celebrities, athletes, faith, civic, and political leaders to gather and share inspirational stories of American immigrants.

Supporters are encouraged to connect with Immigrant Heritage Month through social media or events in their city and share their own unique immigration story.

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Belarusian Leaders Examine Alternative Dispute Resolution Practices in The Triangle Area

Ten leading professionals from Belarus will be visiting the Triangle area from April 16- May 7, 2014 in order to participate in the Community Connections Program through International Focus Inc.
Community Connections is a program of USAID through World Learning and is designed to promote public diplomacy through the exchange of cultural ideas and values between participants, U.S. families and local community host organizations.

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Summer Camp Experience in China

Global Link China is excited to offer three week educational and cultural summer camps in China for youth to college age students.

GLC offers full language and cultural immersion programs at safe, secure camp environments at China's renowned universities featuring highly qualified staff dedicated to students. GLC's educational mission is "To empower youth and young adults to learn Chinese as a second language to enhance career options, inspire international travel, and develop global leadership skills."

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