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Results are Tagged with "Volunteerism"

Learning the American Way

Embracing the tenets of the A-SMYLE program – education, exchange, engagement, and empowerment – Danijela participated in youth leadership conferences that gave her the confidence to meet new people. She credits them and her program coordinator for their support.

Building a Future Through Technology

Sura Mubarak is a true TechGirl—developing a robotics project to help people with hand disabilities control a computer and starting a volunteering organization. Sura knew that in order to pursue her love of robotics, a trip to the United States was in her future.

A Lesson in Politics and Compassion

It’s just amazing to learn how the government works here. I was a legislative page for two weeks in the state legislature and that was something I never imagined.

Creating Change for the Disabled

Yerasyl Toleugazimov, a citizen of Kazakhstan, spent his junior year of high school in Lacey and summarized his experience saying, "I learned new things that changed me."

Volunteering to Create Change

I learned to see things that I never noticed before. I became a new person ready to do something good and helpful for people.

Expand Your World

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Expand your world! Learn about short-term hosting opportunities.

Culinary Diplomacy

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Culinary experts from 25 different countries visited the United States as participants in the International Visitor Leadership Program.

Home Host Exceeds Expectations as a Citizen Diplomat

Over the past 11 years, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participants from all around the world have walked through Anita Bevan’s front doors. Anita lives by a quote displayed in her Reno, Nevada home, “May all who enter as guests leave as friends.”

Exchange Programs Bring Culture and Diversity to Life For Grantees’ Families

Exchange Programs Bring Culture and Diversity to Life For Grantees’ Families

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