Middle East North Africa: One Size Does Not Fit All

I love, love, love, Thanksgiving. So when World Chicago said they needed Thanksgiving hosts for a “multicultural group,” we were in. World Chicago “promotes citizen diplomacy.” Essentially, World Chicago makes the local arrangements for travelers who are on professional and educational exchanges (“to advance national security, economic development and social justice”) funded by the US…

Person to Person Intercultural from World Chicago

  Somewhere between the roasted chicken and the chocolate chip cookies, we abolished global poverty and achieved world peace. And Ange found a wedding dress. It was an amazing dinner. Intercultural Parenting: Values in Action You would think with us already being a Brazilian/USAmerican and Jewish/non-Jewish family, that embracing values of intercultural and interfaith appreciation would…

Intercultural Family in Brazil: Does Age, Nationality or Relationship Determine Role?

The set-up was a trip to visit family in Brazil: me, Geno and our then 9 year old son, Lucca. Everyone (including my husband) had to work during the week. Except for my 19 year old niece/goddaughter Priscila, who was between school/work/growing-up/deciding what to do. There was much discussion and worry among Pri’s mom, my…