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

Exchange Students Meet Domesticated Dogs for the First Time

Close-up of a medium sized brown and white dog with a child's hand petting it's back

During their Youth Exchange and Study (YES) exchange program orientation, these students participated in a dog meet-and-greet.

YES Story: Zaid

YES participant Zaid

Zaid discusses his exchange experience in Indiana as a Jordanian Christian with many Muslim friends.

YES Story: Rasha

YES participant Rasha

Rasha discusses breaking down barriers during her exchange in Washington.

YES Story: Sara

YES participant Sara

Sara discusses her exchange experience in Indiana.

YES Story: Hussein

YES participant Hussein

Hussein discussing his experience making friends in Michigan during his exchange.

YES Story: Yara

YES participant Yara

Yara discusses her experience as an exchange student in Alaska.

YES Story: Nicole

YES participant Nicole

Nicole discusses her experience being hosted in Texas.

YES Story: Yasmin

YES participant Yasmin

Yasmin discusses her experience being hosted in Massachusetts.

Become a Host Family with the State Department

Host family

Serve your country, become a host family! Hosting is great opportunity for you create mutual understanding and be a citizen diplomat.

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.