News Update: The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire will host a speaker instead of the Apple Hill Chamber music group on December 3 because one of the musicians was injured in an accident.
Steve Martineau, Director Friends Forever International will speak Monday, December 3 from 6 to 7:15 PM at UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial St. in the multipurpose room. Martineau will discuss his group’s work within New Hampshire and communities around the world that work to ensure young adults have the ability to build their leadership skills for a better tomorrow. . Tickets are $10, and are free to WACNH and Fulbright members, and to UNH students and staff.
Working in high conflict areas (Northern Ireland, Israel/Palestine, Northern Cyprus, etc), the organization take students out of tense situations and brings them to idyllic NH. You will have the opportunity to hear about, and see, how this program functions, why it is important, and how it came to be located in New Hampshire.
Friends Forever International is an organization that believes we can all help build a better world by empowering our most underutilized asset: youth. FFI works with communities around the globe to build the leadership abilities of their youth from diverse backgrounds to tackle local and global issues. Through their programs in Europe, the UK, and the Middle East young adults participate in a program designed to promote cross-cultural awareness, education, leadership development, friendship, and respect between different groups of people.
Their mission as an organization is for Friends Forever International to empower youth leaders to connect, strengthen, and serve communities around the globe by combining their passion to make the world a better place with the skills, experiences, and resources required to do so.