We <3 this! Learn how FLEX Alumni Moldova are spreading joy and goodwill.
Want to learn more about the impact of Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) grants? Watch how animal therapy is helping people with disabilities in Armenia. This film is part of the Unlimited Project made up of alumni from #IVLP, #FLEX, and the Community Connections program. This project aims to promote physical and artistic freedom among people with disabilities.

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Գիտե՞ք, որ կենդանիների թերապիան կարող է օգնել հաշմանդամություն ունեցող մարդկանց: Ավելին՝ Հայաստանում գործում է մի կազմակերպություն, որն այդպիսի թերապիա է տրա...

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Did you know that the first President of the United States, George Washington, delivered the shortest inaugural address at 135 words?

Learn more presidential inaugural history and discover what kinds of events commonly take place on inauguration day.

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"Wherever I have traveled around the world, I have seen the impact of this generation. You aren't waiting for permission; you're taking action where you see the greatest need. I've seen firsthand the remarkable efforts of the nearly half a million young people that are a part of the Young African Leaders Initiative Network, Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative, and Young Leaders of the...
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Thank you U.S. Embassy Tashkent for sharing :)

80 #exchangealumni joined the Embassy on January 7th to discuss English Language teaching, science and technology, and entrepreuership. Congrats to these alumni on all of their amazing achievements!
The application is now open for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Urban Planning and Smart Growth Workshop! The workshop will take place in Singapore, 16-21 May 2017, for 60 YSEALI members aged 20-35. Do you have what it takes to participate in this workshop? Learn more about the qualifications and how to apply for the workshop here:

Application closes on February 15, 2017!

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"I am awed by your passion, dedication, and enthusiasm."

Former Assistant Secretary, Evan Ryan reflects on #exchangealumni accomplishments and gives well wishes for 2017 in her New Year's letter to alumni: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Congrats to Daniela Castro, Executive Director of the Atletas pelo Brasil and U.S. Department of State Global Sports Mentoring Program alumna on the release of her book and her new position as Sao Paulo's Deputy Secretary of Sports! We support the amazing #sportsdiplomacy work of this #exchangealumni
Happy Birthday First Lady Michelle Obama!
Today is National Religious Freedom Day

Read President Obama's proclamation on why religious freedom is a principle that "lies at the very heart of who we are as Americans." [ Bit.ly Link ]
"I was moved by the audacity of the speaker and by the people who marched to Washington on that day – who dared to dream of a different America where all people are equal.” - Reverend Uesifili Unasa speaks on his #IVLP experience, when he visited the spot where #MLK delivered his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech.

Learn how Rev. Unasa, inspired by the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King is...
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"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

On #MLKday we honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader, Dr. King. Today serves as a reminder of his legacy to civil rights, nonviolent opposition, and community service.

Across the U.S. many celebrate by volunteering in their communities. #ExchangeAlumni did you participate in...
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#ExchangeAlumni how many books have you read? This 4 year old girl has read more than 1,000! Learn more about her special visit to the The Library of Congress

Introducing Daliyah, the 4-year-old girl who has read more than 1,000 books

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"The best Vice President America has ever had, Mr. Joe Biden. He has been a lion of American history. The best part is, he's nowhere close to finished."

President #Obama awards VP Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom and thanks him for eight great years: go.wh.gov/4KK2LZ
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month. See what Trafficking in Persons Report Hero, Issa Kouyate of Senegal has to say about ending #humantrafficking
#ExchangeAlumni do you like snow? The animal residents of the Oregon Zoo sure do :)
A huge thank you to Nancy Gibbs the Editor in Chief of TIME for joining us on Washington Circle. #ExchangeAlumni around the world tuned in online and in person to hear about Nancy's career, the role of social media in news, women in journalism, and much more. Stay tuned for our next episode of Washington Circle!
President Obama delivered his farewell speech on Tuesday evening. His words reminded us of the importance of international exchange. Thank you to Exchange Programs - U.S. Department of State for sharing :) #ObamaFarewell
Join us TODAY at 9 am ET on alumni.state.gov/live for a conversation with TIME magazine Editor in Chief, Nancy Gibbs! Don't miss the opportunity to ask her about her amazing career in journalism. Ask your questions in the program chat space or via Twitter using #AskNancyGibbs. Part of a viewing party? Send us a photo of yourself and we'll share it! See you soon!
Did you miss the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) alumni ambassadors on U.S. Department of State's snapchat?

You can still catch them below, talking about their experiences and the NSLI-Y program. Special thanks to our Exchange Programs - U.S. Department of State colleagues for snapping these awesome #exchangealumni.