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Americans for Informed Democracy (AIDemocracy) is a 501 (c)(3) organization that relies on public donations to help our organization and keep our student-led programming focused on pressing global issues with timely events and activities. We'd love to see you make a donation or join out student network, and thank you in advance for doing so.

Join us this summer as a Global Scholar Program Fellow

Join us to build the next generation of young global leaders! Global Scholar is a two-week intensive global leadership and social change training for high school students in Washington, DC. Run by AIDemocracy / AMP Global Youth, the program empowers high school students to understand the biggest global challenges facing …

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Join our Student Leadership Team for 2016-2017

DYK we’re a totally member-driven community? Indeed, a rockstar team of Student Coordinators lead all of our work, from creating campaigns to drafting social media. And we’re looking for the best and brightest to lead this community in 2016-17! Is that you? Read on! We amplify the story, voice and …

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Wow! What a Year for AIDemocracy!

Wow! What a year for Americans for Informed Democracy. 2015 marked the end of our second full year as a totally youth-driven, virtual community. And we’re so impressed by what we’ve achieved together. Check out these highlights: Five inspiring youth leaders serve on our Youth Advisory Board, providing strategic insight …

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Happy World Food Day?

By Idil Ozer. World Food Day; just a specific day that is dedicated in the majestic glory of food, our therapist, a way of celebrating life and everything good in this world… Including escargos, even they feel buttery and holy when cooked right. Food Day will probably brought to the …

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United States Military’s Disregard of International Law

By Tancrède Pages. The United States military has once more acted as if it is above international law. Merely a day after condemning Russian bombing campaigns in Syria that resulted in heavy civilian death tolls, the US army authorized the bombardment of a Doctor Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières – …

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Apathy < Empowerment

By Danielle Orellana. It is important to come to grips with the fact that what is preventing youth from creating positive changes in their world is more than them being lazy or even entitled. What prevents us is an enemy that works against us whether we do something in our …

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Social Change? Now’s a Great Time to Start

by Danielle Orellana. “Endurance and perseverance will be rewarded,” stated a fortune cookie I received around 17 years old at my local Chinese restaurant. “Could it really be destined just to me?” I thought at the time. Well certainly, but not just to me but also to all of you. …

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