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Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean

In August 2015 and 2016, FIUTS hosted a group of 12 high school youth and two adult mentors through the Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean. Participants came from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bahamas, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Suriname, and Trinidad. We are excited to welcome a third group in August 2017!

During this program, students and adults participate in workshops, site visits, and volunteer service activities focused on the themes of Youth Engagement and Social Transformation. Participants gain skills and experiences intended to prepare them to plan and implement community action projects once they return to their home countries. They stay with host families during their time in Seattle and have opportunities to meet and connect with local youth.

FIUTS produces the Seattle portion of this Youth Ambassadors Program through a contract with World Learning, and the program is fully funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Questions? Contact Ellen Frierson at

Students and mentors take part in service activities, including volunteering at local food banks.

Meeting with King County Councilmember Larry Gossett

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Upcoming Events
English Conversation Group Jun 29, 2017 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM — HUB 337
FIUTS Fridays: Dessert Dash Jun 30, 2017 04:30 PM - 08:00 PM — Meet at the George Washington Statue (west of Red Square) at 4:30PM
Fourth of July at Gas Works Park Jul 04, 2017 05:30 PM - 10:30 PM — By the George Washington Statue west of Red Square
English Conversation Group Jul 06, 2017 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM — HUB 340
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