ICMA YSEALI Professional Fellows Spring 2018 Applications Open October 2, 2017

We are pleased to announce that applications for the spring 2018 cohort of YSEALI fellows focusing on environmental sustainability will open on October 2nd, 2017. If you are a working professional between the ages of 25-35 and a citizen of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam this may be the opportunity for … Continue reading ICMA YSEALI Professional Fellows Spring 2018 Applications Open October 2, 2017

Wally Wernimont from the City of Dubuque shares his experience in Indonesia on YSEALI Reciprocal Exchange

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: I have had a wonderful experience.  Dedy has been a gracious host.  I was able to meet with the Vice-Regent and talk to their city council.  The Vice-Regent invited me as a guest to visit two villages with him.  The villages had celebrations for harvesting fish out of sacred … Continue reading Wally Wernimont from the City of Dubuque shares his experience in Indonesia on YSEALI Reciprocal Exchange

Toby Olvera from Coconino County, AZ meets with Justice System Administrators in Thailand on YSEALI Reciprocal Exchange

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: Week One Coconino County prides itself on being a results oriented, data-driven organization. This is especially true with our local criminal justice agencies, many of which have been recognized as leaders of this broader trend nationally towards adopting evidence based practices in the criminal justice field. As a criminal … Continue reading Toby Olvera from Coconino County, AZ meets with Justice System Administrators in Thailand on YSEALI Reciprocal Exchange

U.S. Fellow, Justin Constantino, Travels to Malaysia on YSEALI Reciprocal Exchange

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: My ICMA Fellowship in Malaysia has been a truly amazing experience! My host, Kar Lye Tam, is a Rural Outreach Coordinator for the Democratic Action Party in Malaysia based in Kuala Lumpur. Kar Lye regularly visits impoverished rural areas and works as a site manager on projects ranging from … Continue reading U.S. Fellow, Justin Constantino, Travels to Malaysia on YSEALI Reciprocal Exchange

Welcome to the YSEALI Professional Fellows Program Blog!

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA), with funding from the U.S. Department of State, offers the Professional Fellows Program – an opportunity for young professionals from Southeast Asia to learn about environmental sustainability and legislative process and governance through a four-week fellowship with a U.S. local government and/or organization. Fellows are part of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders … Continue reading Welcome to the YSEALI Professional Fellows Program Blog!