PROFESSIONAL FELLOWS PROGRAM
WorldChicago is hosting a delegation of 6 disability rights experts from Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt in May 2015. These delegates are part of the U.S. Department of State sponsored Professional Fellows program, in conjunction with Hands Along the Nile. The fellows spend the month of May in a fellowship with Chicago organizations that specialize in working with persons with disabilities. Fellowship hosts this May include the Mayor’s Office of Persons with Disabilities, Access Living, Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago and the Chicago Hearing Society.
Since 1952, WorldChicago has offered opportunities for Chicago-area citizen diplomats to be involved in the global conversation. WorldChicago hosts international delegates from around the world for professional, cultural, educational, and youth leadership exchange programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and other agencies.