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  • 2016 Appropriations Advocacy Day

    Register for the Alliance 2016 Appropriations Advocacy Day and help spread the word on Capitol Hill about the importance of international exchanges!
  • Join Exchanges Matter event on January 27!

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    Join the Alliance, Global Ties U.S., our collaborating partners, Members of Congress, administration officials, foreign policy experts, and private sector leaders at a high-level discussion of the critical role international exchange programs play in advancing peace and security.
  • Alliance changes organizational name

    After a vote of the full membership that concluded last week’s Membership Meeting, we are now the Alliance for International Exchange!
  • "People-to-people ties benefit the entire global community"

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    In an interview with The PIE News, Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan highlighted the value of international exchange and people-to-people exchange for U.S. foreign policy, and the role they play in providing students with skills and competencies to become future leaders.

The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Mark Overmann
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 17:08

In the last budget request of his presidency, President Obama requested $628.9 million for core Department of State educational and cultural exchange programs.

This request represents an approximately 6.4% increase over the FY16 funding level of $590.9 million—a robust number in difficult budget times (nearly $6 million higher than last year’s request of $623 million), and a concrete sign of the Obama administration’s support of exchanges.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:48

A consortium of U.S. colleges and universities are providing an alternative to violent extremism by creating opportunities for Syrian university students to finish their studies in the U.S., according to a recent article in the Chicago Monitor.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:23

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 1/22/2016.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Au pairs help feed those in need

The Alliance Exchange Voice - Giving Voice to the Power of Exchange

Au pairs offer a helping hand for Thanksgiving

Six international au pairs from Brazil, Columbia, Spain and South Africa currently staying with host families in Larchmont, New York, volunteered to help feed those in need the Monday before Thanksgiving by dedicating their hands and hearts to the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Hunger Task Force.

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