Omprakash Cross-Cultural Education Workshop:
The Omprakash network facilitates dialogue, collaboration, and experiential learning between a wide range of volunteers, classrooms, and grassroots social projects. With the support of Abriendo Mentes, one of our Partners in Costa Rica, we are thrilled to announce our plans for a five-day workshop that will enable diverse members of our network to come together for an exciting exchange of perspectives and a rigorous exploration of the following question:
How can we make cross-cultural interactions
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The cost to attend the workshop will be a flat fee of $20 for participants & $10 for presenters.
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ATTENTION: We are no longer accepting applications for the Volunteer Grant. Thank you for your interest!
To support Abriendo Mentes and to maximize the success of the workshop, Omprakash will be awarding a special Volunteer Grant to at least one applicant who is willing to help host the workshop and will commit to volunteering with Abriendo Mentes or another Omprakash Partner for a minimum of four weeks. Successful applicants will need to meet all of the regular expectations of our Volunteer Grant program, but should also be prepared for the duties and meet the description provided below.
To apply, please send a letter of interest to email@example.com in which you describe what makes you the ideal candidate for the position described below.
Please title your email: '[Your name] Workshop Volunteer Grant Application.'
ATTENTION: We are no longer fielding inquiries for the travel stipend. Thank you for your interest!
To help bring together diverse members of our network-- especially Partners from Latin America-- we will be offering a limited number of stipends to help defray the costs of travel to Playa Potrero. To apply for a stipend, please send a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org in which you address the following questions:
Please title your email: '[Your name] Workshop Travel Stipend Application.'
Call for Presenters
Below we list the 6 topic areas for the 2012 Workshop, and, an extra-curricular category for evening and morning activities:
I. Global Education
Sessions should be at least 20 minutes or more in length, and all sessions must be completed (including Q&A) within one hour. We encourage you to facilitate an interactive presentation that will be engaging for workshop attendees. You may submit more than one session, but priority will be given to providing as many presenters the chance to present as possible before accepting additional sessions from a particular presenter.
Please title your email: '[Your name] Workshop Presentation Proposal.'