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“I have traveled to 76 countries, and it all started with the Jr. Ambassador Program. I always thought travel was for the rich, that it was a luxury I wouldn't ever be privileged to experience as a child in the foster care system. But there I was, at the age of 13 boarding my first airplane and off to change my life. I now understand the value of meeting other people face-to-face, hearing their stories and learning from their experiences, as well as sharing mine with them. The world is no longer off limits to me. It's something I need. In fact, it's something I deserve. It's something everyone, no matter their background, deserves. I am now a military officer, I've studied 2 languages and hold a master's degree from a foreign university. I will sail my ship around the world as an ambassador of the US, with confidence and humility. And it all started with the Jr. Ambassadors.”
Jennifer H. - Junior Ambassador Alumni
Your donation can ensure that more of our students have access to the Junior Ambassdor Program.
Cultural after-school programs can be transformative. Our programs provide students in grades 5-8 with weekly opportunities to explore US geography, history and government, the opportunity to volunteer, and to learn about countries and cultures from around the world as well as interact with students from those countries.
Your support will go directly to cover the costs of supplies, books, expert teachers, bus transportation to local venues for educational experiences, entrance fees; and for programs that include a travel component - scholarships to offest the cost of that travel. This year travel is not possible due to COVID, but students are able to participate in the afterschool programs, including our Costa Rica E-Club and meet with their partners virtually. Travel will occur again once circumstances allow.
All photos displayed are from travel experiences prior to the onset of the pandemic.
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