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Renowned Speakers at the 2017 Global Youth Forum

Renowned Speakers at the 2017 Global Youth Forum

The Global Youth Forum promises an exceptional line-up of expert speakers who will play a significant role in helping students develop leadership skills, and establish cross-cultural understanding that will enable them to become future global leaders. READ MORE>

World Water Day Awareness Project

World Water Day Awareness Project

On March 22, 2017, as part of World Water Day, our PTPI Imo State Nigeria Chapter participated in a powerful rally that brought attention to the strong need of clean water and sanitation for underprivileged individuals. They shared their report with the PTPI Network below: READ MORE>

PTPI Leadership Academy - March 2017, Skopje, Macedonia

PTPI Leadership Academy - March 2017, Skopje, Macedonia

Representatives from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Romania, and Belgium gathered together in Skopje, Macedonia for the PTPI Leadership Academy, March 2017. Here at this event, students were informed on how to become future community leaders to advance the mission of PTPI in replacing cultural barriers with cultural understanding. Angel Dimitrievski, Youth Coordinator of the European Region for PTPI, shared a positive message over social media about the success of the Leadership Academy. READ MORE>

Supporting Our Friends in Bogota, Colombia

Supporting Our Friends in Bogota, Colombia

Take a look at how our PTPI Chapter Grants are changing the lives of people in Bogota, Colombia! READ MORE>

5 Minutes with Ermioni Lena

5 Minutes with Ermioni Lena

Ermioni Lena, one of the students from the PTPI Student chapter-Gjirokastra, submitted a thoughtful and inspiring essay describing her experience as a member of PTPI and what it means to be human in a troubled world.
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Ambassador Genci Mucaj Appears As Guest Speaker for PTPI Korea's Annual Friendship and Awards Event

Ambassador Genci Mucaj Appears As Guest Speaker for PTPI Korea's Annual Friendship and Awards Event

PTPI’s Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Ambassador Genci Mucaj, joined Chairwoman Gil Yon Kim as guest speaker for People to People Korea's Annual Friendship and Awards event. He shared his wonderful speech on social media and stated that "Koreans are wonderful and very friendly people and have my special admiration!"
 
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5 Minutes with Angel Dimitrievski

5 Minutes with Angel Dimitrievski

Angel Dimitrievski (pictured 2nd from the left) is 22 years-old and is the current President of the PTPI Skopje-Macedonia Community Chapter and Youth Coordinator in the European Region. First becoming a member five years ago, his topics of interest in activism include youth activism, gender, disability, education, and media.  READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Projects: Bringing Children Back to School

PTPI Chapter Projects: Bringing Children Back to School

Continuing the mission of humanitarian and educational exchanges, the PTPI Lome, Togo Chapter gathered together with some of the top officials in the country to bring the hope of education to children who are unable to attend school.
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People to People International Recognized by Assistant Secretary of State for Educational & Culture Affairs

People to People International Recognized by Assistant Secretary of State for Educational & Culture Affairs

People to People International was recognized by the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational & Culture Affairs at the 2016 Annual Alliance Conference this past Wednesday. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Projects: School Supplies to Asakentia M/A Primary School

PTPI Chapter Projects: School Supplies to Asakentia M/A Primary School

On October 7, 2016, the PTPI Kumasi University Chapter in Ghana collaberated with the PTPI Los Angeles Chapter to combat the lack of educational resources in the Regional Ashanti town of Asakentia. Their efforts to support the Asakentia M/A Primary School goes to show that one person, one chapter, can truly make a difference.

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10 Things to Do in London!

10 Things to Do in London!

We are excited to share with you some of our favorite things about the host city of PTPI's 22nd Worldwide Conference, London. READ MORE>

Homestay in Emmental - A Piece of Heaven!

Homestay in Emmental - A Piece of Heaven!

Long-time PTPI Member, Rolf Dahlberg of the Karlstad, Sweden Chapter tells us about his homestay experience in Emmental, Switzerland. READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club - December Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club - December Selection

Join PTPI's Global Membership Director, Liz Wegman, in reading Tracy Slater's The Good ShufuREAD MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Tips & Takeaways

Discussion Questions for The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Tips & Takeaways

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is full of fun tips and suggestions to tidy up your life and keep it that way. Here are a few of my favorite tips and takeaways.  READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up -

Discussion Questions for The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - "Spark Joy"

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is not an ordinary “self-help” or “how-to” book. It is a captivating yet simple read. The basic rule is to only keep items that "spark joy" and discard the rest. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Discussion Questions for The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

“We should be choosing what to keep, not what we want to get rid of.” - Marie Kondo READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club - September Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club - September Selection

Join Betsy Warfield in reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo through a cultural lens. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for My Life in France - Food as Symbol

Discussion Questions for My Life in France - Food as Symbol

Questions answered by Matthew Hughes (Manager, Global Education Programs) READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for My Life in France - Bridging Cultures

Discussion Questions for My Life in France - Bridging Cultures

Questions answered by Matthew Hughes (Manager, Global Education Programs)  READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for My Life in France

Discussion Questions for My Life in France

Questions prepared by Matthew Hughes (Manager, Global Education Programs) READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club - July Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club - July Selection

​Join PTPI Program Coordinator Matthew Hughes in reading Julia Child’s My Life in France through a cultural lens. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Bogota, Colombia

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Bogota, Colombia

​PTPI provides Chapter Project Grants so that our global chapter network may carry out cultural, educational, and humanitarian projects that exemplify the mission of PTPI. Chapters provide reports after their projects have been completed. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Lilongwe, Malawi

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Lilongwe, Malawi

PTPI provides Chapter Project Grants so that our global chapter network may carry out cultural, educational, and humanitarian projects that exemplify the mission of PTPI. Chapters provide reports after their projects have been completed. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Projects: Flood Relief and Animal Shelter Repair in Burgas, Bulgaria

PTPI Chapter Projects: Flood Relief and Animal Shelter Repair in Burgas, Bulgaria

One of the benefits of being in a PTPI Chapter is the ability to focus on issues within a community that matter to chapter members. The recent projects of our Burgas, Bulgaria (The Vectors) Student Chapter are a great example.  READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Monrovia, Liberia

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Monrovia, Liberia

​PTPI provides Chapter Project Grants so that our global chapter network may carry out cultural, educational, and humanitarian projects that exemplify the mission of PTPI. Chapters provide reports after their projects have been completed. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Projects: Learning About

PTPI Chapter Projects: Learning About "Mariposas pequenas de Leon" in Berlin

On April 16, 2015, Magrit Liepe, member of PTPI’s Berlin Chapter, presented the educational project “Mariposas pequeñas de Leon,” which she plans to implement in Leon, Nicaragua. With this project, Magrit continues her fundraising efforts for children in an educational scholarship program in Leon.These efforts are set in the framework of a city partnership between Salzburg (Austria) and Leon (Nicaragua). READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club- May Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club- May Selection

Join PTPI’s Atlanta, Georgia USA Chapter as they lead a book discussion centered on The Tortilla Curtain, a novel by U.S. author T.C. Boyle. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grants: Kumasi, Ghana

PTPI Chapter Project Grants: Kumasi, Ghana

PTPI's Kumasi Ghana University Chapter completed phase 3 of their Information and Communication Technologies project that has been funded with PTPI Chapter Grants. To help students gain the skills they need for success in the future, the chapter has provided computer equipment and tutoring. READ MORE>

Discussion Question for The Dignity of Difference

Discussion Question for The Dignity of Difference

Question answered by Clark Plexico, President and CEO, People to People International. Some people have asked me why I think The Dignity of Difference is relevant to People to People International (PTPI).  Some say it is difficult to read and has no story line or characters with whom to identify.  Others are confused by the religious references. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Bogota, Colombia

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Bogota, Colombia

This project targeted underprivileged children and teens who are at a higher risk of exposure to drugs, alcohol, violence, sex trafficking, suicide, etc. Through integrated, self-help workshops and various sport actives, these participants received support from their community and empowerment to overcome their circumstances. READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club - March Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club - March Selection

Please join President and CEO Clark Plexico and PTPI members from around the world as we delve into The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations by Jonathan Sacks. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Belgrade, Serbia

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Belgrade, Serbia

The project was formed in reaction to  the increasing violence and bullying (including hate speeches) among Serbians. The specific case of Rasa Popov inspired the group to connect local community institutions for the young and elderly to raise awareness and teach youths the skills needed to prevent hate speeches and discrimination as well as promote inter-generational solidarity. READ MORE>

Discussion Question for 10% Happier - Meditation Challenge

Discussion Question for 10% Happier - Meditation Challenge

At the end of his book, 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help that Actually Works – A True Story, Dan Harris includes section titled “Appendix: Instructions.” I like this section, because it feels as though you are left with an action plan. Harris wants to help you achieve what he achieved, so he provides realistic and encouraging suggestions for a number of options to try, as well as answers to questions he feels might arise as you make the attempt to incorporate meditation in your life. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Yerevan, Armenia

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Yerevan, Armenia

Six members of PTPI Yerevan Armenia Community Chapter investigated the needs of young people in 10 different Armenian communities (Small Vedi, Byurakan, Shenik, Hrazdan, Vanadzor, Arapi, Gandzakar, Jermuk, Shaki, Martuni). The members found that each community was experiencing low youth involvement, including low employment rates. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for 10% Happier – The Voice in Your Head

Discussion Questions for 10% Happier – The Voice in Your Head

This book has a long title: 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works – A True Story. I guess Dan Harris wanted to make it clear that his book had a lot to offer, I don’t know. I do know that one element of that sentence following the colon appealed more to me than the other two: the part where Harris indicates that he successfully tamed the voice in his head. (His use of the Oxford comma was also appealing, but that’s neither here nor there.) READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club - January Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club - January Selection

PTPI is looking forward to starting 2015 with the 27th Global Book Club selection – 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works – A True Story by Dan Harris. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for 10% Happier

Discussion Questions for 10% Happier

People to People International’s Global Book Club is a way to connect with your global community. Global Book Club members communicate about valuable, international topics and gain unique insight and understanding of various cultural views in relation to those topics. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Tallinn, Estonia

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Tallinn, Estonia

PTPI provides Chapter Project Grants so that our global chapter network may carry out cultural, educational, and humanitarian projects that exemplify the mission of PTPI. Chapters provide reports after their projects have been completed. READ MORE>

Cultural Cooking: Rub Greens from Liberia

Cultural Cooking: Rub Greens from Liberia

This particular recipe is very important to Liberian culture because it has many nutrients. It helps build up our blood when it is very low, it is easy to prepare, and most of all it is loved by all Liberians. It is served at any time of day, but mostly during lunch and dinner meals. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Mongolia

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Mongolia

PTPI provides Chapter Project Grants so that our global chapter network may carry out cultural, educational, and humanitarian projects that exemplify the mission of PTPI. The Niislel, Mongolia Chapter selected 10 single women without jobs and trained them to become hairdressers and beauticians. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Lilongwe, Malawi

PTPI Chapter Project Grant: Lilongwe, Malawi

Members of the Lilongwe Malawi Student Chapter went to meet fellow students at Dzaleka Refugee Camp on the 26th and 28th of September, 2013 with the aim of interacting with them. They sang songs, danced, share stories from their respective countries, made friendships and enjoyed drinks and snacks together. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Light Between Oceans

Discussion Questions for The Light Between Oceans

Questions prepared by K. Saroja, Global Book Club Guest Reader
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Discussion Questions for The Light Between Oceans-Everyday Miracles

Discussion Questions for The Light Between Oceans-Everyday Miracles

Tom Sherbourne has strong work and moral ethics. What makes him to give in to Isabel’s interpretation that the baby was ‘God’s Gift’ to them and not discharge his duty as lighthouse keeper, informing the authorities about the boat with a dead man and a baby? READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grants: Kansas City, Missouri, USA

PTPI Chapter Project Grants: Kansas City, Missouri, USA

The Chapter reviewed the need for the event and potential impacts with the staff of the Command and General Staff College (CGSC). lt was determined that this event would provide lnternational Military Students at Ft. Leavenworth and their families with cultural, historic and educational insights about the U.S. as well as an opportunity to spend time with U.S. families.
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PTPI's Global Book Club-December Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club-December Selection

It is a pleasure to announce the 26th selection for PTPI’s Global Book Club, The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Steadman. We are delighted to have a guest reader for this selection, longtime PTPI member and Global Book Club participant K. Saroja. READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club: Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

PTPI's Global Book Club: Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

Growing Up Global really opened my eyes as a parent and I realized there is so much we could do at home for little or no cost to help our son learn about other cultures.  The book is full of activities and facts that are easily explained to younger kids and older kids can delve into more.  We listed a lot of the activities on our first blog post and we as a family decided to try the international movie and dinner/snack. READ MORE>

Cultural Cooking: Jogaetang (Short-Necked Clam Soup) from South Korea

Cultural Cooking: Jogaetang (Short-Necked Clam Soup) from South Korea

Dr. Jinsoo Kim from PTPI's Pyongtaek, South Korea Community Chapter shared with us how to make a traditional Korean soup
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PTPI's Global Book Club: November Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club: November Selection

PTPI Global Book Club Guest Reader, Alex Nunn (son of PTPI's Administration Manager Rebecca Nunn)
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Discussion Questions 2 for Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

Discussion Questions 2 for Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

This blog post was prepared by Rebecca Nunn, Manager of Administration. Her son, Alex, draws a photo of his house, something he would share with a pen pal if he had one.  READ MORE>

Cultural Cooking: Chicken Korma with Aloo from India

Cultural Cooking: Chicken Korma with Aloo from India

This recipe is commonly used in every household when chicken is being served. I grew up with this chicken dish. Every household has a minor variation in this recipe which is peculiar to their family.
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5 Minutes with Iryna Nadyukova

5 Minutes with Iryna Nadyukova

Iryna Nadyukova is from Ukraine and became part of the PTPI family in 2011 when she attended the Peace Camp program in Turkey. She recently traveled to Utah, USA to visit friends and longtime PTPI members Bill and Carol Jarvis, who she met through PTPI. We asked her to tell us more about herself and how PTPI has made a difference in her life. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grants: Bulgaria

PTPI Chapter Project Grants: Bulgaria

Our chapter carried out a needs assessment survey before the start of the project preparation, when we wanted to reach out to other communities. The results proved that students are eager to get to know other cultures, visit other places, travel to countries in Europe, and make friends with people from all over the world.  READ MORE>

Cultural Cooking: Southern Pecan Pie from Florida, USA

Cultural Cooking: Southern Pecan Pie from Florida, USA

May Carroll “Mema” and Carl Melvin “Papa” Bennett teach us how to make a traditional Southern Pecan Pie from Florida READ MORE>

Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate-Smith Island Cake

Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate-Smith Island Cake

In a world with incredible diversity, food stands out—along with music, art, and other cultural artifacts—as part of a universal language. Everyone needs to eat, and the ceremony surrounding food preparation and enjoyment is a notably human trait. Homemade food is a joy to discover, no matter its cultural roots. 
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Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate-Cooking with Love

Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate-Cooking with Love

What traditions does your family have that involve food? Is there a secret ingredient or preparation method that your family claims as only yours? READ MORE>

Cultural Cooking: Instant Coffee Cake from Romania

Cultural Cooking: Instant Coffee Cake from Romania

Adriana Bruma from our Roman, Romania Community Chapter shared her family's special Instant Coffee Cake recipe  READ MORE>

Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate

Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate

Questions prepared by Matthew Hughes, Program Coordinator at PTPI READ MORE>

Cultural Cooking: Chicken Tortilla Soup from California, USA

Cultural Cooking: Chicken Tortilla Soup from California, USA

PTPI's Lake Arrowhead, California Chapter submitted a recipe for Chicken Tortilla Soup. READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club: Announcing Our Next Three Selections

PTPI's Global Book Club: Announcing Our Next Three Selections

Over the next three months, we will be reading the following books: Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, Same, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw, Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World by Homa Sabet Tavangar, and The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Steadman READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings-Quotes

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings-Quotes

Question answered by Rosanne Rosen, Former Senior Vice President of Operations READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings-Going Against the Grain

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings-Going Against the Grain

Question answered by Rosanne Rosen, Former Senior Vice President of Operations READ MORE>

Cultural Cooking: Bamia from Montenegro

Cultural Cooking: Bamia from Montenegro

PTPI's Podgorica, Montenegro Community Chapter teaches us how to make Bamia, a meat and okra stew from Ulcinj Cuisine READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings

​Questions prepared by Rosanne Rosen, Former Senior Vice President of Operations READ MORE>

Cultural Cooking: Thiebou Djenne from Senegal

Cultural Cooking: Thiebou Djenne from Senegal

Djigo Bineta from PTPI's Dakar, Senegal Community Chapter shared with us how to make Thiebou djenne, a tradtional communal dish in Senegal.  READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club- September Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club- September Selection

It is a pleasure to announce the 24th selection for PTPI’s Global Book Club, The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd. READ MORE>

PTPI Chapter Project Grants: Lome, Togo

PTPI Chapter Project Grants: Lome, Togo

Members of PTPI's Lome, Togo Chapter and representatives from Adakpame Community Hospital
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Discussion Questions for I am Malala-Support and Success

Discussion Questions for I am Malala-Support and Success

Question answered by Betsy Warfield, Manager Special Programs READ MORE>

PTPI's 2014 European Forum/Theater Training Course: Day 6

PTPI's 2014 European Forum/Theater Training Course: Day 6

Leaders from Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Israel, Kosovo, Macedonia, Morocco, Romania, Serbia, and Spain were selected for the 2014 program in Berlin, Germany. Participants will share their experiences throughout the course of the program. READ MORE>

PTPI's 2014 European Forum/Theater Training Course: Day 5

PTPI's 2014 European Forum/Theater Training Course: Day 5

​Leaders from Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Israel, Kosovo, Macedonia, Morocco, Romania, Serbia, and Spain were selected for the 2014 program in Berlin, Germany. Participants will share their experiences throughout the course of the program READ MORE>

PTPI's 2014 European Forum/Theater Training Course: Day 4

PTPI's 2014 European Forum/Theater Training Course: Day 4

Performers at Kreativehaus in Berlin, where Theater Training Course participants learned techniques they will be able to use in their own communities READ MORE>

School & Classroom Program: Student Perspectives

School & Classroom Program: Student Perspectives

We are excited to share the perspective of several students from Mississippi USA who participated in the School & Classroom Program this year and were partnered with a classroom in Vratsa, Bulgaria. In ten years, we have connected 3800 teachers and 275,000 students in 128 countries. Join us for the 2014-2015 school year by registering today at: http://www.ptpi.org/community/SCP.aspx. READ MORE>

School & Classroom Program: The World Seems Smaller

School & Classroom Program: The World Seems Smaller

​We’re happy to introduce outstanding teacher Michelle Boyce, who participated in the School & Classroom Program this year. In ten years, we have connected 3800 teachers and 275,000 students in 128 countries. Join us for the 2014-2015 school year by registering today at: http://www.ptpi.org/community/SCP.aspx. See why Michelle joined, what her students learned, and make it a priority to connect your students to the world. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Long Walk to Freedom

Discussion Questions for Long Walk to Freedom

Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela.  Next week, we will be introducing staff reading the book and they will begin posting their own thoughts on these questions…and we hope you will join the conversation! READ MORE>

5 Minutes with Aisha Hassan

5 Minutes with Aisha Hassan

Aisha Hassan is the current president of PTPI’s St. Louis, MO Student Chapter. She recently attended our Global Youth Forum (GYF) in Washington, DC, and wrote to tell us her experience READ MORE>

Cuba with PTPI: A Recap by Sheboygan, Wisconsin Chapter Member Mitzi Stoltzman

Cuba with PTPI: A Recap by Sheboygan, Wisconsin Chapter Member Mitzi Stoltzman

​Mitzi Stoltzman and her husband Dale are members of PTPI’s Sheboygan, Wisconsin Chapter. They recently traveled on our Educational and Humanitarian Initiative to Cuba and wrote about their experience for the chapter’s newsletter.  READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for And the Mountains Echoed

Discussion Questions for And the Mountains Echoed

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini. We hope you will read with us and take part in the conversation. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Discussion Questions for Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo. We hope you will pick up this inspiring book and join the conversation! READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

Discussion Questions for The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon. We hope you will pick up this inspiring book and join the conversation! READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

Discussion Questions for Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

Illustration from Same, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw. Question answered by Rebecca Nunn, Manager of Administration READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

Discussion Questions for Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick. Soon we will be introducing staff reading the book and they will begin posting their own thoughts on these questions…and we hope you will join the conversation! READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Little Bee

Discussion Questions for Little Bee

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Little Bee by Chris Cleave. Later this week we will be introducing staff reading the book and they will begin posting their own thoughts on these questions. We hope you will join the conversation! READ MORE>

Profiles in Culture: Egypt

Profiles in Culture: Egypt

​Learn more about customs and cultures all over the world, from your fellow members of PTPI READ MORE>

Profiles in Culture: India

Profiles in Culture: India

​Learn more about customs and cultures all over the world, from your fellow members of PTPI READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Sarah's Key

Discussion Questions for Sarah's Key

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay. Next week will will introduce the staff members reading the book and they will begin sharing their own thoughts on these questions. We hope you will join the conversation. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Born to Run

Discussion Questions for Born to Run

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Born to Run.  Next week, we will be introducing staff reading the book and they will begin posting their own thoughts on these questions…and we hope you will join the conversation! READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Unbroken

Discussion Questions for Unbroken

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand. READ MORE>

Discussion Question 6 for The Alchemist

Discussion Question 6 for The Alchemist

Question answered by Kristine Knutter, former Manager of Student Chapters at PTPI. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Alchemist

Discussion Questions for The Alchemist

Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.  Next week, we will be introducing staff reading the book and they will begin posting their own thoughts on these questions…and we hope you will join the conversation! READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Trail of Tears

Discussion Questions for Trail of Tears

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Trail of Tears.  Use these if you are starting your own book club, or just keep the questions in mind as you are reading the book.  Next week, we will be introducing our staff readers.  They will begin posting their own thoughts on these questions…and we hope you will join the conversation! READ MORE>

We Won a Wofford!

We Won a Wofford!

How thrilled were we to learn that we were recognized by Youth Service America (YSA) for extraordinary achievements in working toward the goal of “making service and service-learning the common expectation and the common experience of every young person in America”??  Quite! PTPI is a proud 2010 winner of the Harris Wofford Award in the Organization category. READ MORE>

How It All Started

How It All Started

​People to People International has strived to enhance friendship and understanding among the world’s people for more than 50 years.  We thought you might like to know how it all started at U.S. President Eisenhower’s 1956 White House Press Conference, which gathered notable business and civic leaders to bring his vision to life. READ MORE>