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Results are Tagged with "Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study"

Inspired to Volunteer and Motivated to Change

When Reham Al-Eryani applied to the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program she was motivated by a desire to experience American culture first-hand.

YES Student “Another Son” to Indiana Host Family

"He called me ‘Mom,’ and now when we talk on the phone every Sunday he calls me ‘Mom 2’."

A Year of Highlights for High School Students with Disabilities

This academic year (2012-2013), 30 FLEX, YES and A-SMYLE students with disabilities traveled thousands of miles from home to learn, grow, and contribute to their American host communities.

Experience America through a High School Exchange

Youth exchange participant and host family.

Every year, the State Department brings almost 2,000 high school students from almost 50 countries to live with an American host family and go to high school for a year.

Senator Lugar Talks about the YES Program

Senator Richard Lugar with participants from the YES program

Senator Lugar talks about the YES program, an exchange program for high school students sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

From Big City to Small Farming Town

I'm very proud that I have friends from more than 13 countries.

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program

Kennedy-Lugar program participants express their enthusiasm for their U.S. experience.

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program provides scholarships to high school students.

Youth TechCamp

It's hands-on experience at Youth TechCamp

The U.S. Department of State hosted the first Youth TechCamp in Washington, D.C. for 21 Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program alumni

The Richness of Diversity

I learned that there is great richness in diversity, and each person had an impact on me.

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