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Using Music and Conversation to Reach Students on the Black Sea

David, an English Language Fellow at the National Technical University in Sevastopol, Ukraine teaches English to international students, helping them to “be critical, creative, and compassionate global citizens.”

Discovering Chinese Culture through Music

Vanessa studied Chinese the summer of 2012 in Suzhou, China as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant and was introduced to a whole new world.

Mastering Language, Translating Culture

Georgia native Evangelista traveled to Suzhou, China during the summer of 2012 to study Chinese as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant.

Lasting Friendships in the Middle East

The diversity of the U.S. is a phenomenon I have yet to see anywhere else and visiting our country gives an inside snapshot of the world. People should feel comfortable knowing that they are welcome here.

A Geography Teacher Steps into the Map

Teacher Laura Ross describes her experience with the Teachers for Global Classroom program.

Second Time’s a Charm

Erin Towns talks about what it means to participate in the Teachers for Global Classroom program.

Disability is Diversity: Dr. Christie L. Gilson Shares her Story

"Just because you have a disability does not mean you can't do an exchange program," says Dr. Christie Gilson. Read more about how an exchange program is an opportunity for anyone.

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.

The Many Faces and Facets of Music

Folk music artist Cathy Fink, along with bandmates Marcy Marxer and Barbara Lamb, embarked on a multi-country tour with American Music Abroad in hopes of sharing their Appalachian style of music with foreign audiences.

Human Rights Clubs in Rwanda (Youth Leadership Program)

After returning home from her exchange program on human rights in the United States, Sharon worked with 21 other Rwandan exchange alumni students and educators to launch high school human rights clubs throughout Rwanda.

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