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J-Day 2018 – Giving Back at the Central Texas Food Bank

J-Day – a day to eat, play, and give. On a day dedicated to eating, playing, and giving, it only made sense that Alliance Abroad teamed with the Central Texas...
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International Students Learn about American Democratic Values and Civil Society

In the photo pictured left to right: Koketso Lesego Noe (Ubuntu Trainee, Botswana, South Africa), Tshepo Mpilo Motloung (Ubuntu Intern, South Africa), Officer Bronson Lillo (Sandusky Police Dept), Eric Wobser...
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Police Provide Safety Seminars for Work Travel Participants

International Student Safety is a Priority in U.S. CommunitiesIn three American communities, three law enforcement officers are determined to keep visiting cultural exchange students safe.  Each of them are making...
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The Power of Diversity and Inclusion

This blog supports the  United States Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs June theme of Diversity and Inclusion. “Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance.” Vernā...
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3 Women exploring Americas national parks

Exploring America’s National Parks

By Tamires Marques, J-1 Intern from BrazilI love when dreams come true. And knowing the Yosemite National Park was one of them!Yosemite is one of the most paradisiacal places in...
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James Bell

Supporting Exchange Programs in Washington DC | Advocacy Day March 8 2018

The Alliance Abroad team helped support international exchange during a rally in Washington DC on March 8.We were particularly happy to hear Congressman Henry "Hank" Johnson's (D-GA) spirited defense of...
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Leveling the Playing Field

Celebrating the Achievements of African AmericansThe month of February has been designated as Black History Month.  It has become a central theme in American culture, recognizing and celebrating the achievements...
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What’s Presidents Day All About?

It’s fascinating when you search the meaning or genesis of something. No matter how much you think you know, there’s always something new to learn. President’s Day is actually not...
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Legacy of Love and Service: Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

You’ll be moved – maybe even to tears – when you read a message written by Dr. Martin Luther King’s wife. Coretta Scott King talks about her husband’s dreams for...
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What a Wonderful Year!

It’s been a wonderful year for all of us at Alliance Abroad thanks to our incredible network of employees, partners, participants and host employers.   Although we faced some tough headwinds...
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