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  • Registration is open for J-1 Advocacy Day!

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    Learn about the various components and register for the 2016 J-1 Advocacy Day, to be held April 27-28 in Washington, DC.
  • 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.
  • 120 Representatives co-sign letter supporting exchanges

    A Congressional sign-on letter in support of FY 2017 funding for State Department exchange programs garnered 120 signatures from Members of Congress. The letter requests the highest funding level possible for State Department exchanges in FY 2017.
  • YES alumna dedicates life to empowering young Afghan women

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    Shabana Basij-Rasikh, an alumna of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program, has dedicated herself to educating and empowering women in her home country.

The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 04/15/2016 - 15:02

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 3/25/2016.

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.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 04/08/2016 - 11:53

A new report compiled by the Forum on Education Abroad finds that college students studying abroad are less likely to die than their peers studying on U.S. campuses. The report, featured in a recent article in Inside Higher Ed, sought to compare the general risk faced by U.S.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 03/25/2016 - 10:36

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 3/18/2016.

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.

French Au Pair Julie with Georgia House of Representatives member Emory Dunahoo

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

Au Pair learns about American politics, meets House Representative

Au Pair Julie from France recently spent an educational day in Georgia, learning about the American political process. Her time with a local political party in Hall County, Georgia, gave her firsthand experience on how the United States’ representative government works.

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