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Second Summer in Panama: Discover AMIGOS vs. Summer Immersion

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By AMIGOS Alum Jordan Chase. He has participated in both our Discover and Summer Immersion programs. In 2018 he joined the Discover AMIGOS Panama Project…

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AMIGOS Summit Recap

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2019 AMIGOS Summit Recap The AMIGOS Summit in Houston, TX on October 18 & 19, 2019 truly showcased the head, the soul, and the heart…

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AMIGOS When You Need It the Most

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By Mia Cooper, 2016 Azuero, Panama AMIGOS alumna and 2019 Discover AMIGOS Assistant Project Director   One thing I can promise you is that your…

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The Importance of Immersion: An Interview with Rachael Cohen

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Rachael Cohen, an AMIGOS alum and former project supervisor, shares her most impactful experiences, the importance of cultural immersion, and how AMIGOS encouraged her to…

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A Family of AMIGOS: A Love Story


Allison and Blake are AMIGOS alums who met in Latin America, where they both volunteered as Route Leaders in Paraguay in 1991. Eventually, they got…

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Community is Where the Heart Is: An Interview with Lauren Kobashigawa

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Lauren is an AMIGOS alumna who spent last summer with AMIGOS in the Dominican Republic. After returning home to the United States, she was inspired…

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Getting Out of Your Element: An Interview with Felipe De los Santos

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Former AMIGOS Youth Ambassador and Mentor, Project Supervisor, and Associate Project Director Felipe De los Santos shares his experience getting out of his element and…

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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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