ZAKARIA IS BACK TO SCHOOL
Alumni

ZAKARIA IS BACK TO SCHOOL

Volunteering while on an exchange program is a great way to contribute to the place where you are living, learn about local organizations and how they function, and to meet new people. What really excites the NWCCI team is hearing about how participants use what they learned during the program to benefit their home communities after … Continue reading

Abo: On preparing for the future
Alumni

Abo: On preparing for the future

Bertrand Abo is a 2014-2015 Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) alumnus from Cote d’Ivoire who studied business management at Pierce College, receiving certificates in organization development and global business during his time there. Mr. Abo thrived in the atmosphere that the Community College Initiative (CCI) program offered and he explains here how his step by step plans for success that … Continue reading

Thank you friendship families!
Current Students / Friendship Families

Thank you friendship families!

NWCCI participants always praise Americans for their willingness to reach out and help others without asking for anything in return, their willingness to volunteer in their communities, and their selfless acceptance of people from other cultures into their homes. Our friendship families embody all of the values that NWCCI participants cherish so dearly in Americans. When we … Continue reading

NWCCI: News and thank you
News

NWCCI: News and thank you

After seven successful and enriching years, the NWCCI is starting our first August without a cohort of new students. We did not receive program funding for the 2016-17 school year and as a result, we will not be hosting NWCCI students. Since its inception in 2009, this program received over $14 million in funding from the … Continue reading