Richard Close
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What it looks and sound like when all the races sing togther in NYC 4,000 strong

Started May 5, 2011 0 Replies

This takes place every Sunday within one mile from the UN. In a neighborhood of 158 languages, slums, stock brokers and a gangs, In New York City it is the third lagest theatre. Everyone comes to…Continue

Tags: InterFaith

What happens to the NGO-UN Development industry when the US runs out of money?

Started Jul 27, 2010 0 Replies

The older affluent donors are leaving us. Are we ignoring US economic indicators of the home. Wall Street is not the US kitchen table. Not even close.What if the party is going to end?As I read the…Continue

Tags: learning, framework, global, planning, development


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Richard Close liked Craig Zelizer's discussion Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship (Open to US Citizens)
Aug 31, 2015
Tore Samuelsson and Richard Close are now friends
Jun 26, 2015
Richard Close and Nagendra Prasad Rijal are now friends
Sep 26, 2014
Richard Close commented on Maha Hilal's blog post I'm sorry I won't internalize collective responsibility #MuslimApologies
"I think these are real brush off responses. As a Christian we are still apologizing for the Crusades and much of the terrible salivary from colonialism and the slave trade into the US. We are still paying a price for this. We live with this. In…"
Sep 26, 2014
Richard Close left a comment for Susan Chenard
"Hi Susan Are still at Gateway I have headed back for my masters in media and instruction. Peace  Richard "
Aug 1, 2014
Richard Close and Zubair Aslam Marwat are now friends
Jul 24, 2014
Richard Close joined Jijoy Mathew's group

Gandhi Peace Builders

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (later called Mahatma Gandhi) was outstanding figure for peace and truth. His guidelines remarkably played a significant role all over the world for making peace and harmony.Gandhi Peace Builders is an international movement which starts from the bit of hope for the integral development of the harmonious community without racial, color, religious and national barriers.See More
Jun 13, 2014
Richard Close and Shah Faisal are now friends
Jun 12, 2014
Richard Close posted a video
Dear Linkedin and Twitter Colleagues We are completing a three part series on the Theories and Methods for the Global Learning Framework over the month of August. This is the first part on the Personal Learning Framework that provides practical experiences on how and individual learns and transforms the world while using global collaborative Internet. Goto 45 min eLearning Course: This free webinar explains how our personal learning styles and experience work within the structure of the Global Learning Framework. The next two eLearning courses in the series are on leverage the simple methods in the classroom and for country's community development programs. Global Learning Framework expands Adult Learning theories and integrates global technology learning, cell collaboration with the issues of poverty. This eLearning course is targeted on how Learning Styles /diversity and personalities work together in Project Based Learning to solve life’s problems. This was developed as professional services training for educators, mentors and NGO leaders. Contained within the course are two assessments for educator on Learning Styles and Meyers Briggs. It will provide educators with a way to empower students with how they learn and communicate with the world based on their strengths. PLF also provides a simple classroom usable model for personal transformation designed to work with UNESCO Four Pillars, Experiential Learning and Project Based Learning. This is also design for poverty and deep cultural settings. The is no fee to this 45 minute eLearning course only that we ask for feedback and thought upon completion at For your convenience you can join using your Linkedin or Twitter account. You are welcome to refer this course to others. ENTER COURSE AT ANY TIME: Learning Style and the Personal Learning Framework by Richard C Close This course is fully copyright of Richard Close. Use in classrooms or workshops can be requested of the the author at
Aug 16, 2013
Richard Close left a comment for Lauren Butt
"I just finished an online course for for educators on how to handle diverisity in the classroom. Puts them through Learning Style hoops and is fun. Thought I would share "
Aug 1, 2013
Richard Close is now friends with Talluri Rambabu, Syed Ameer Ali and Joseph Dennis Kelly
Jul 2, 2013
Richard Close replied to Langan Courtney's discussion IRC is hiring 2 short-term English teachers in Thailand
"Langan Have these position been filled. You can see my UNESCO PPN work in the portal we built an trained African Youth I have also worked in Adult Learning with US Women in poverty Stay encouraged and let's…"
Jul 2, 2013
Ngang Eric Ndeh Mboumien left a comment for Richard Close
"Hello Richard, I missed this very important initiative and I look forward to actively contributing and taking part in any future work. Regards"
Dec 27, 2012

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
20 plus year in learning strategy
Chrysalis Campaign has lauched the Global Learning Framework that use learning as a basis for global unity that transends tribal diferences
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
US Poor, Zambia, Nigeria, China Kenya
To see our position on Global Learning Framework review the recorded webinar from the Global Education Conference "Colonial Industrial Training vs, Democratic Web Education - The Global Learning Framework"
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Servant CEO
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Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Business, Democratization, Development, Education, Health, Human Rights, Information and Communication Technology, Media, Organizational Development, Social Entreprenuership, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Communication, Information Technology, Monitoring, Program Design, Research, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Digital Story Telling on You Tube for African Youth UNESCO
US Rescue Mission Community Learning Center Web Education System
Rural China Community Learning Center Web Education System
Nigeria Delta Community Learning Center Web Education System
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Presentations are in Slide Share, search Chrysalis Campaign
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African Youth Video from "I am Africa. This is my Story..."

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Global Education Conference Webinar: Techniques on How to Handle Poverty, Trauma, Adult Learning and the Web or " You can help the pushouts."

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 11:54am 0 Comments

Techniques on How to Handle Poverty, Trauma, Adult Learning and the Web or.. " You can help the push outs."

Starts: November 17, 2011 3:00 PM (America/New_York)…


Posted White Paper "Democracy & Global Web Education" by Richard C, Close CEO Chrysalis Campaign

Posted on August 7, 2011 at 8:19pm 3 Comments

Democracy and Global Web Education Abstract The mentality of Colonial/Industrial Education is when a superior/expert group imparts their knowledge down into theworking classes/cultures. Democracy in Education has the masses fully empowered to explore, create and share knowledgeon equal footing between students, the same way billions of people typically use the Web today. The disconnectednessbetween these two trickle down-collaborative strategies of learning is vast and sometimes even…


How we can help your organization tell its story

Posted on June 15, 2011 at 10:12am 0 Comments

We can help you by providing a platform four you you to tell their story online in a positive way. How can we work together to do that?

In lesotho we did a workshop on the impact of the internet on Afrcian youth. Here it is. Only 30 minutes. The YouTube stories the resulted are on"I am Africa. This is my story..." sponsored by UNESCO Power of Peace Network. Please Join

How can we get the word out to your youth? feel…


Why are we educating youth "for jobs" that do not exist rather than to "create jobs" and businesses

Posted on June 4, 2011 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Are we only reinforcing industrial education models that aggravate developing country brain drain?

As we do our digital stories for the UNESCO PPN project we are seeing college graduates back on the farms and in the factories. A tradgety an signal we are making mistakes.

Why are we not educating youth in small business principles, ethics, finance logistics. Why are we not placing thne as apprentices in small and large business as they go threw school?

If Africa has… Continue

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At 1:13am on December 27, 2012, Ngang Eric Ndeh Mboumien said…

Hello Richard, I missed this very important initiative and I look forward to actively contributing and taking part in any future work. Regards

At 2:26am on July 10, 2012, Kesaasi Phionah said…

I missed this, avail me any further opportunities in future

At 10:32am on January 24, 2012, Ayman Qwaider said…

Thanks you so much Richard for contacting me. I would like to share part of my story, here kindly check the link:

I will be very pleased to further discussions


At 6:23am on January 14, 2012, Yasmine Mahmoud Ahmed Fakhry said…

Thank you so much Richard for your message and for sharing that link with me. I checked it out and it is very interesting, and I am going to share it with my students. I think I will also send them stories soon. 

Thank you again for everything!

At 8:03pm on October 12, 2011, lucy njang ful said…

Hello Mr. Richard, I just saw the comments you left for me and I must say its a good initiative and I want to be part of your moving train. I will be glad to contribute to the success of such a great  idea.  Please let me know if there is anything I can do to be part of this . Hope to read from you soon, Thanks


At 10:35am on October 3, 2011, NGWA PATRICK SHU said…


At 12:28pm on October 2, 2011, KOMFUM CONSTANCE NJANG said…
ok Richard I will try to get in contact with them.I hope my organization will be able to bear the cost. Thanks so much for your concern,
At 2:31pm on October 1, 2011, Njonguo Abel Zesung said…

I have great interestt in this initiative and wolud subsequently like to work with you Richard

At 2:22pm on October 1, 2011, TUME FONDZEYUF Keneth said…

Thank You,

Sir I just requested Jude's friendship and hope we will do a great job in the near future.


At 6:45am on October 1, 2011, TUME FONDZEYUF Keneth said…

This is a wonderful initiative. The voiceless will definitely find a voice in and through this FORUM. I am IN, pending Government's authorisation for Association to function. Samples of ongoing activities visions and aspirations can be seen ate


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