The Institute for International Connections


About IIC

The Mission

The mission of The Institute for International Connections is to provide links, partnerships, programs and opportunities which lead to the development of strong cross-cultural networks in which human service providers can

•illuminate their practice;

•contribute to the healing process often required by individuals, families, and communities;

•learn from each other about recovery from oppression, trauma, and war;

•enlarge their knowledge of the global community; and

•explore the transfer of effective social strategies from one country to another, through direct experience.

The Vision

IIC envisions the creation of a better world and a richer life for individuals and societies as a result of cross-cultural learning and collaboration.

Laura Dodson, President

Denver, Colorado 

Alexander (Sasha) Cheryomukhin

Vice-Pres. for International Projects

New Brunswick, NJ

Baku, Azerbaijan

Jeanne Reock, Secretary

Kendall Park, NJ

Anne Cinque

 Boyds, MD

Debbie Laner,Treasurer

Boulder, Colorado

Barbara Jo Brothers

San Antonio, Texas 

Linda Provenza

Sea Cliff, NY

Richard Hoffman

Littleton, Colorado

Russell Haber

Columbia, South Carolina

Roger Harmon

Del Mar, CA

IIC Advisory Board

Craig Barnes, MA, JD (New Mexico)

Miriam Freeman, PhD (North Carolina)

Julia Gippenreiter, PhD (Russia)

Michelle Ryan (Colorado)

Ivan Urlic, MD (Croatia)