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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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4 Reasons Why You Should Go to Panama This Summer


Panama may be a country that brings to mind hats and a big canal, but there is so much more to this vibrant and diverse…

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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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