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For Third Year Running, J-1 International Exchange Visitors Will Be New York City Marathon’s Largest and Most Diverse Volunteer Contingent

J1 students, interns, au pairs, and research scholars volunteer at the TCS New York City Marathon, the world’s largest marathon.

J-1 Participants Experience Volunteerism in U.S. Communities

The State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsors J Day, a nationwide event held every August that connects J-1 visa students and professionals with their local communities.

U.S. Volunteers Introduce American Culture

40,000 U.S. volunteers introduce IVLP participants to U.S. culture through 89 community-based organizations in 45 states.
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Jaya's #MyPride Story

Jaya

Jaya is a transgender woman who has evolved from a peer educator to a Program Manager for Sahodaran, a community based organization working with the LGBTI community and HIV/AIDS issues.

Exchange Programs 2015 Year in Review

2015 was an extraordinary year for exchange programs. Take a look at some of our favorite moments. Apply for an exchange program in 2016 exchanges.state.gov

Fulbright on board The Millennial Trains Project

Fulbright Millennial Trains Project participant, Rodrigo

The Millennial Trains Project (MTP) leads crowd-funded transcontinental train journeys for diverse groups of young innovators to explore America's new frontiers.

Exchange Programs Are...

What are International Exchange Programs

What are international exchange programs? We asked our social media communities to tell us what our exchange programs mean to them. Tag your thoughts with #ExchangesAre

Exchange Examines the Culture of Service in the United States

State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored a multi-regional project through its International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to examine the impact of volunteerism on the volunteers themselves and the communities they serve.

Access Alumni Serve as Interpreters During Medical Mission

Through the Access alumni's interpretation services, medical volunteers were able to provide 1,600 Guatemalans with medication assistance.

Panamanian ICT Girls Can Do It!

Panamanian Fulbright alumni led an AEIF project that gave 300 Panama City girls an encouraging environment and innovative tools to gain critical thinking skills, learned the benefits of teamwork, and developed healthy self-esteem

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