By Andrew O’Brien, Special Representative for Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State. Originally posted at http://blogs.state.gov/. I’ve been leading a “Diaspora Tour” across the United States, where I have had the honor of visiting and speaking at a number of conferences and universities about the important role that America’s diaspora communities play in advancing […]
The diaspora community has a uniquely important role to play in addressing the challenges of today and shaping a brighter future for tomorrow, says USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah.
In the wake of the Arab Spring, the organization Coptic Orphans wanted to help Egypt but was concerned about the safety of its volunteers. Nathan Hollenbeck discusses the difficult choices that diaspora organizations like his face when providing services to their homeland during a crisis.