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Project coordinator Justin Harford, with white cane, presenting in front of audience with PPT slide that says physical barriers, social barriers, don't fund discrimination.

Striving for Diversity at Generation Study Abroad

It is a story that we see often. An exchange program gets a student with a disability asking about wheelchair access, ASL interpreters, or personal assistance, the program is just weeks out and the staff are caught like deer in the headlights scurrying around to make it work.

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International student from Turkey who is blind standing on top of the Grand Canyon with white cane in one hand and the other in the air.

Ripple Effects Season 2: #Access2USA

Ripple Effects: Travelers with Disabilities Abroad is a podcast brought to you by the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange, a project sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by MIUSA. Enjoy vivid stories from people with disabilities going abroad and the positive impact these experiences have on demonstrating what is possible.

Listen Now for all available episodes on SoundCloud. Transcripts included in each episode webpage from the Table of Contents. 

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Two women, one who is blind, walking through the desert in Jordan.

Ripple Effects Season 1: #BlindAbroad

Ripple Effects: Travelers with Disabilities Abroad is a podcast brought to you by Mobility International USA, where we listen to vivid stories from people with disabilities going abroad and the positive impact these experiences have on shifting ideas of what is possible.

Listen Now for all available episodes on SoundCloud. Transcripts included in each episode webpage from the Table of Contents. 

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UK youth with different disabilities and British track athlete while in Eugene

Youth with Disabilities from the United Kingdom Visit Eugene

Seven young people with disabilities ages 16 – 18 from the U.K. travel to Oregon, USA for our 14-day cross-cultural exchange program in July. Participants, sponsored and selected by the U.S. Embassy London, stay with host families, volunteer in community service activities, explore disability rights issues, and build their skills as future leaders. Check our Facebook and Twitter for news and updates!

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EducationUSA website snapshot that says "For International Students: U.S. Study Opportunities Abound"

EducationUSA: Your Official Source for U.S. Higher Education

EducationUSA Advisers around the world offer information, orientation, and guidance as you search for higher education institutions in the United States that fits your needs. EducationUSA makes applying to a U.S. college or university clear.

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Three women in Cameroon laughing, clapping

Advancing Disability Justice Through Peace Corps

In commemoration of the Peace Corps' 55th Anniversary, the National Peace Corps Association hosted Peace Corps Beyond to highlight the work being done by members of its community to foster world peace worldwide.

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Members of El Colectivo gathered outside for a group photo; some using wheelchairs, others standing

RightsNow! Project Expands to Guatemala and Peru

Building on project initiatives and lessons learned in Kenya, Mexico, Vietnam, and Armenia, MIUSA and the RightsNow! U.S. Consortium are expanding technical assistance and trainings to Guatemala and Peru.

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Cover of AWAY journal with 3 photos of international particpants.

Make #Access2USA A Reality

Record high numbers of international students are coming to the United States to pursue higher education and to study English, but students with disabilities remain underrepresented among them. What’s stopping you? Reading this issue of A World Awaits You (AWAY) is a great place to start!

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