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AMIGOS and Tufts University Launch Virtual Gap Semester


  HOUSTON, TX., July 2, 2020 — Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) and Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life are proud to announce a…

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Why Climate Change Caused Me To Rethink My Career Plans: Huffington Post


Ashley Thorshov was planning to head to Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica with AMIGOS this summer to explore her interest in environmental sustainability and conservation. While…

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AMIGOS Alumna is 2020 PA of the Year

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Nicole Dettman (’90, ’91, ’93) is the American Academy of PAs Physician Assistant of the Year! Nicole credits her interest in health to her summers…

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AMIGOS Creates Community Impact Project


HOUSTON, TX. — May 7, 2020 — Houston nonprofit Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is proud to announce their very first virtual program, the Community…

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What Teens Can Do This Summer


Graduation? Canceled. Prom? Canceled. Summer travel? Canceled. What can teens do this summer? AMIGOS President & CEO Sara Nathan spoke with News12 New Jersey about…

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AMIGOS Alumna Wins Fulbright Scholarship

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AMIGOS Alumna Shannon Perrone will be heading to Brazil next year as a Fulbright Scholar. She volunteered with AMIGOS in Paraguay in 2015 and went…

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Tips to Make the Most of Your Time at Home


AMIGOS President & CEO Sara Nathan spoke with Military Families Magazine to share some tips for how to stay engaged with your community even if…

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Considering a Gap Year?


Due to uncertainty around the pandemic’s impact on colleges this year, many students are considering gap years instead. AMIGOS began offering Gap Programs in Latin…

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AMIGOS Alumna Combats Coronavirus Misinformation

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Lindsey Leininger is a public health educator, researcher, and clinical professor at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. Alongside several friends with expertise in public health,…

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