ICA USA Fall Archives Sojourn 2015: Exploring the Future of Our Past

From Sept. 21-25th, the ICA Global Archives team came together for the largest sojourn to date, with 50 colleagues joining both in person and virtually. The sojourn had three major areas of focus: Historic Use of the GreenRise Building Training Inc. New Religious Mode Historic Use of the GreenRise Building The task before this team was to find evidence supporting...

ICAI Board report to the December General Assembly

ICAI strategic directions 2015-16

This short report to the upcoming  online  meetings of the ICAI General Assembly (GA) on 10 December was prepared to summarise the ICAI Board‘s activity since the last GA in July, relative to the 3 strategic directions of our 2015-16 strategy: Fostering Global Connections & Collaboration to Support ICAs to Thrive Support Peer-to-Peer Collaboration & Capacity Building We have supported...

ICA Cote D’Ivoire hosts community development training

October was the month of the presidential election in our country and it has not dampened the willingness of ICA Cote D’Ivoire agents and the beneficiaries of our projects to continue their activities. Especially the Ambassador of Japan in Côte d’Ivoire, his Excellency Mister Kawamura who accepted an invitation to visit us on 29 September 2015 and to motivate us...

ICA Netherlands hosts the ICA Europe MENA gathering 2015

Twenty ICA colleagues were hosted by ICA Netherlands for the 2015 ICA Europe MENA regional gathering last weekend near Amersfoort. We represented existing ICAs and emerging groups from across the region, and came from Egypt, France, Germany, Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, UK, Ukraine and Siberia. We were joined virtually at times by colleagues in Austria, Australia, France, Moscow and Taiwan,...

ICA USA GreenRise rises as a Community Sustainability Hub

ICA USA‘s GreenRise continues to grow as a demonstration of sustainability on Chicago’s north side, using both its historic building and programming to support local community efforts. GreenRise’s community of tenants is expanding this May, welcoming long-time Uptown fixture Lawrence House Pharmacy. Lawrence House was recently sold to a new developer, and ICA GreenRise is happy to allow the pharmacy...

ICA Japan supports initiatives in Fukushima, India, Cote D’Ivoire and Nepal

For ICA Japan, beginning of October started by participating in Global Festa 2015. This is an annual event in Japan for international cooperation and variety of non-profits, embassies, companies, agencies participate. This year we had booth with photos pinned up from our projects in India, Cote d’Ivoire, and Fukushima, Japan. We were very happy to share about our projects and...

ICA Nepal hosts Social Artistry training on Chhapudi and women’s health

Amid chaos, when the whole country is reeling under a fuel crisis owing to the unofficial blockade of the border points, we celebrated our biggest festival, Dashain, this month. ICA Nepal had been working with ICA Australia and various other generous people in order to build a permanent facility for people with disablities (PWD) at Disabled Service Center (DSC). At...

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