Global Citizenship Award

For more than 50 years, Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) has worked with schools, educators, and organizations across the US to connect incredible young people to authentic cultural immersion and service programs in Latin America. We are exceptionally impressed with the students who have participated from the following schools and organizations and would like to recognize and thank those entities for playing an important role in empowering students to become community leaders. A commitment to developing global citizenship forms students who are particularly prepared for the AMIGOS experience, as they strive to make an impact in their communities.

Recipients of the Amigos de las Américas Global Citizenship Award have met the following criteria:

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Demonstrated commitment to service, youth leadership, and global competency.

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Demonstrated commitment to new language acquisition.

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Significant numbers of AMIGOS alumni from the school.

The Amigos de las Américas Global Citizenship Award has been awarded to:

Liberal Arts and Science Academy, Austin, TX

Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL

Boulder High School, Boulder, CO

St. John’s College High School, Washington, DC

Miramonte High School, Orinda, CA

Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek, CA

Acalanes High School, Lafayette, CA

Berkeley High School, Berkeley CA

St. Agnes Academy, Houston, TX

Memorial High School, Houston, TX

Bellaire High School, Houston, TX

Shawnee Mission East High School, Kansas City, KS

Redwood High School, Larkspur, CA

Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley, CA

Drake High School, San Anselmo, CA

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA

Aragon High School, San Mateo, CA

Hillsdale High School, San Mateo, CA

Carlmont High School, Belmont, CA

West High School, Salt Lake City, UT

San Dieguito Academy, Encinitas, CA

Great Oak High School, Temecula, CA

La Costa Canyon High School, Carlsbad, CA

Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos, CA

Tucson University High School, Tucson, AZ

Catalina Foothills High School, Tucson, AZ

Northside College Prep, Chicago, IL

Madison East High School, Madison, WI

A.P. Giannini Middle School, San Francisco, CA

Lowell High School, San Francisco, CA

Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, Austin, TX

YES Prep, Houston, TX

Tufts University, Boston, MA

Lakeridge High School, Portland, OR

Houston Academy for International Studies, Houston, TX

North Houston Early College High School, Houston, TX

Escola Técnica Estadual (ETE) Edson Mororó Moura, Belo Jardim, Pernambuco, Brazil.


If your school would like to learn more about how to partner with AMIGOS, please send an email to [email protected].