For the third year in a row, J-1 Visa exchange participants were the largest and most diverse group of volunteers at the New York City Marathon. Watch how they embrace the American values of volunteerism and civic engagement, and share their culture with their American communities.
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2017 was an inspiring year for international exchanges! Learn more about the exciting work, and many opportunities for cultural exchange through the exchanges.state.gov website.
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During their Youth Exchange and Study (YES) exchange program orientation, these students participated in a dog meet-and-greet.
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In recognition of International Education Week, we spotlight Janney Elementary in Washington, DC. International Food Days occur at 115 schools district-wide, four times a year.
Learn how the Fulbright Program brings people from all over the world together to increase mutual understanding and foster people-to-people diplomacy.
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Take a look inside Madame GadiƩ's first grade French class at Shepherd Elementary school in Washington, D.C., to see the benefits of learning a foreign language at a young age.