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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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A Holiday Party Poem – Celebrating the Spirit of the Season!

The holidays are a time to celebrate time-honored traditions and gather with family and friends but for thousands of international exchange students, it won’t be possible.  Our founder, Victoria Lynden,...
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An Award Winning Award

Beyond Tourism to Making a Difference in the World. Two years ago at the annual World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) held in Cape Town, South Africa, we came up...
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Good Samaritans: Helping Hands During Hurricane Harvey

When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Kush Sutaria, a J-1 intern student, was on a sales call in San Antonio, fortunately out of the fury of the storm’s eye.  As it...
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Feeling Thankful

I feel like a Thanksgiving turkey; I’m stuffed.  Along with my Alliance Abroad family, we celebrated Thanksgiving, remembering the many reasons we have to be thankful. But besides the full...
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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays at Alliance Abroad. It’s a time to refocus and recalibrate in a positive way, and provides the impetus for deep reflection on the...
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Alliance Abroad Awarded Best Work Experience Provider

For Immediate ReleaseAustin, TexasOctober 2, 2017Alliance Abroad Awarded Best Work Experience ProviderUbuntu Institute Partnership Recognized as Innovative Work Experience ProgramAustin-based Alliance Abroad was recognized for the second year in a...
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