Youth for Understanding Intercultural Exchange Programs (YFU)

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URL: http://www.yfu.org/

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Founded

1951 Ann Arbor MI USA

History

Founded 1951, Ann Arbor MI (USA), by Dr Rachel Andresen. Previously also referred to as Youth for Understanding International Exchange (YFU) and Youth for Understanding International Educational Services (YFU IES).

Aims

Through international homestay exchange programs allowing personal host family experience, open students and host families to new ways of seeing and thinking about their world and promote respect for cultural diversity, friendship among nations and opportunities for personal development; help prepare young people to take their place in changing worldwide community; provide on-going education in cross-cultural issues to students, alumni and volunteers during and after the exchange experience.

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Structure

International Board. Regional coordinating organizations (3): Asociación Latinoamericana - Youth for Understanding; E-XF0584 - European Educational Exchanges - Youth for Understanding (EEE-YFU); Asia-Pacific Exchanges - Youth For Understanding. Global Office, located in Washington DC (USA).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

XF1545

Last News

2017

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