Info: MIUSA Summer Program to Japan for Young Leaders with Disabilities

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Subject: PROG: Summer Program to Japan for Young Leaders with Disabilities

Mobility International USA (MIUSA) is currently accepting applications from young people with disabilities to take part in an international exchange program August 1-17, 2006, to Tokyo, Japan, entitled the US/Japan: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Disability Leadership and Volunteerism Exchange Program. Generous partial scholarships available. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2006.

As a non-profit organization, MIUSA is dedicated to promoting opportunities for people with disabilities in international exchange, leadership development and
volunteer service. Since 1981, MIUSA has offered international exchange programs for youth, adults and professionals with and without disabilities from more than ninety different countries.

Individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing as well as those who have a visual impairment, mobility impairment, non-apparent disabilities or any
other type of disability are encouraged to apply. MIUSA will provide appropriate accommodations to each qualified participant with a disability.

We are looking for young people between the ages of 18-24 whom you would recommend. Please encourage them to download an application from Generous scholarships are available.

The application deadline is March 15, 2006, though late applications will be accepted as space permits. Young people with disabilities from culturally diverse backgrounds and inexperienced international travelers are encouraged to apply.

For more information, please visit our website at Application materials are available in alternative formats upon request. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact MIUSA directly at or by Tel/TTY at (541) 343-1284.

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