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The Power of Collaboration

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AMIGOS Managing Director of Marketing and Communications and alumna April Hearne shares about her experience with AMIGOS in Mexico in 2008. She discusses the sustainability…

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Alumni Interview: Maren Walsh’s Experience Abroad

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Maren Walsh, an AMIGOS alum and former AMIGOS project supervisor, shares her most impactful experiences abroad and how AMIGOS has changed her life, as well…

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Latin American New Year’s Eve Traditions


When you think of New Year’s Eve in the United States, what typically comes to mind is watching the ball drop at midnight with your…

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How to Support AMIGOS


AMIGOS believes in the power of community—bringing people from around the world together to make an impact on our collective future. Volunteers open themselves to…

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When Partners Become Lifelong Friends


Hadley Kyle, a volunteer in Michoacán, México in 2006, shares how her AMIGOS experience led her to a completely unexpected lifelong friendship.   I first…

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Defining Leadership: An Interview with Jorge Poveda


Jorge Poveda, a former AMIGOS Youth Ambassadors Program Coordinator and Associate Project Director, shares his experience building young leaders as well as how to expand…

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Mi Casa Es Su Casa

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Choose to be a part of something bigger and impact a young person’s life by immersing them in your world. Here are some testimonials from…

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Reflections from the Gap Year Association Annual Conference

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AMIGOS National Outreach Manager Erin Aucar attended the Association for Experiential Education and the Gap Year Association Annual Conference this year. Here are her favorite…

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Why We Need Sea Turtles


Everyone who has seen Finding Nemo knows how adorable sea turtles are. From their sweet little faces to their adorable flippers, they are definitely a…

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