You’ve probably seen at least one person take action and inspire others. Year after year, at the CIEE Civic Leadership Summit, we see this power on a bigger scale, as young people from around the world gather to learn how to make their communities, countries, and regions better places. Join us for this remarkable free event – and make change happen!
This summer, 60 participants from CIEE Work & Travel USA will join us in the U.S. capital for this all-expenses-paid event. Learn about intercultural awareness, civics, and social entrepreneurship through a series of dynamic workshops. Share your world perspective, find your strengths, and discover how you can make a difference.
Meet young people who want to make a difference.
Connect with participants from different countries who share your passion for making a difference in their communities and on the global stage.
Take part in engaging workshops.
Think critically, share experiences and ideas, and apply what you’ve learned to establish a plan of action.
Explore one of the country’s greatest cities.
See what life on the campus of American University is like. Plus, explore the iconic architecture, public spaces, and monuments of Washington, D.C. – one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in America.