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Honoring AMIGOS Alum Bill Arnold


AMIGOS lost a cherished member of our community, William “Bill” Arnold, on August 5, 2020 after a battle with cancer. Bill was known for his…

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A Final Goodbye to Star Lane


In September, AMIGOS bid farewell to the property that was home to our National Office for 42 years. Star Lane, as it was fondly called,…

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9 Ways You Can Do Conservation Work Right Now


When you hear the words “environmental conservation” what do you think of? Cue the dreamy tropical music filled with ukuleles and marimbas. Aerial shots of…

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Alumni Spotlight: Community Impact Project Volunteer Alana

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One of our Community Impact Project volunteers- Alana, from Austin, TX – shares about her experiences with AMIGOS and her service project about voting! Learn…

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Alumni Spotlight: Anne Morriss


Anne Morriss (’94, ’95, ’96, ’97) and her wife Frances Frei recently published a book on leadership, Unleashed: The Unapologetic Leader’s Guide to Empowering Everyone…

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Alumni Spotlight: Community Impact Project Volunteer Saylor

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One of our Community Impact Project volunteers- Saylor, from San Carlos, CA – shares about her experiences with AMIGOS in Panama and virtually, as well…

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Alumni Spotlight: Community Impact Project Volunteer Simran

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One of our Community Impact Project volunteers- Simran, from Los Altos, CA- shares about her experiences with AMIGOS in Panama and virtually, as well as…

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Alumni Spotlight: Community Impact Project Volunteer Blessing

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One of our Community Impact Project volunteers- Blessing from Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Rica- shares about her experience building community on a virtual platform…

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Alumni Spotlight: HISD Global Issues Summit Winner Nusaibah


Earlier this spring, AMIGOS joined the Houston Independent Student District’s inaugural Virtual Global Issues Summit. Organized by HISD Abroad, this event brought together students, parents,…

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