Illinois & Sierra Leone YMCAs partner for global service learning exchange program

On June 20th, 2016, the University of Illinois YMCA staff, along with 37 campus and community members took important steps toward a partnership with the YMCA of Sierra Leone. Mr. Christian Kamara, CEO of the Sierra Leone YMCA, led a discussion about the development of a global service learning exchange program. These discussions are set to continue in order to develop youth in both Sierra Leone and Illinois with the skills and attitude of leaders in global service.

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