August 7, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT | by Staff reports
Blade hosts State Department leadership program participants

Participants in the International Visitor Leadership Program visited the Washington Blade office on Aug. 6, 2018. (Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers)

Eight activists who are participating in the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program visited the Washington Blade’s offices on Monday.

The activists — who are from Argentina, Ghana, Tanzania, South Africa, India, Cambodia, Thailand and Hong Kong — arrived in D.C. over the weekend. They and other program participants will travel to New York; Charlotte, N.C.; Jackson, Miss.; and Montgomery, Ala. before ending their trip in Portland, Ore., on Aug. 24.

The Blade has previously hosted program participants from Guinea, Venezuela, Chile and several other countries.

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