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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL

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JUNE 2017

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importance of citizen engage-

ment in global issues and how

diplomats and development

experts complement efforts to

promote peace and prosperity

for the people of Wisconsin,

and for all Americans.

Road Scholar:

At the end

of May, AFSA teamed up with

Road Scholar to offer a week-

long program inWashington,

D.C., focused on the Foreign

Service and foreign policy,

with the theme “The U.S.,

China and Other Challenges

and Opportunities in Asia.”

Twelve Foreign Service

speakers lectured to a group

of 25 participants, who hailed

from 12 different states across

the country.

Have you visited www.

afsa.org/50states yet? That’s

where you can check in on

AFSA’s progress toward the

goal of arranging an outreach

event in every state during

2017.

If you live in a state we

haven’t been to this year, we

look forward to your assis-

tance in arranging a visit!

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—Catherine Kannenberg,

Outreach Coordinator, and

Ásgeir Sigfússon, Director of

Communications

AFSA NEWS

AFSA President Ambassador Barbara Stephenson (second from left) at the

International Institute of Wisconsin with IIWWorld Citizen Award winners

(l-r) Carole Ferrara, Apinya Jordan and Marilynn Douglas.

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