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Thank you for your willingness to share your thoughts, experiences, and expertise with the IRC community. We encourage you to share your knowledge with your fellow IRC members, keeping the following general guidelines in mind:

  • Posts should be between 300 and 400 words.
  • Please submit a copyright-free image related to the content of your post.
  • Posts should discuss relevant international news, policies, and events. Especially encouraged are posts discussing international concepts with a firm link to Kansas City.
  • Posts regarding personal international experiences are also encouraged.
  • We ask that you keep your content professional and neutral in tone.
  • Please include links to information shared in posts that are not personal anecdotes.
  • Since blog posts are usually scheduled in advance, please write about a topic that will be relevant for a longer period of time and not something that reacts to breaking news or changing circumstances.

While we greatly appreciate your taking the time to share your thoughts, we cannot guarantee that every submitted blog will be published.

Please e-mail blog post submissions to » with "Blog Submission" in the subject line. You are welcome to include your blog post in the body of the e-mail or as an attachment. Pictures may be linked or included in the e-mail as well. Please let Matthew know if you have any questions. Many thanks for your interest!

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