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americans for CUltural Exchange:
A coalition of Americans supporting the Exchange Visitor Program


Goal 1

Support, Continue, Expand

Support, continue, and expand
the U.S. Department of State
J-1 Exchange Visitor Program.


Goal 2

Provide the Facts

Provide the facts to policymakers and the American people about these successful international exchange programs.


Goal 3

Educate Young Americans

Educate young Americans about work and study abroad opportunities.

WHO WE ARE & What we stand for

Americans for Cultural Exchange is a coalition of American businesses, families, chambers of commerce, associations, and community leaders who embrace and support the U.S Department of State J-1 Exchange Visitor Program, including:

  • Summer Work Travel
  • Intern
  • Trainee
  • Camp Counselor
  • Au Pair

We’re advocating for strong and continued J-1  exchange programs. These programs are a win-win scenario for American diplomacy and security, and for American businesses and local economic development.

The coalition was established to ensure J-1 exchange programs continue to thrive and to support America’s diplomatic, national security, and economic interests.

The Americans for Cultural Exchange coalition has been selected as a finalist for the 2018 PIEoneer of the Year award, which recognizes innovation and excellence in the field of international education. 


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