America's Unofficial Ambassadors

We work at the grassroots level throughout the Muslim World to counter violent extremism before it takes hold, to promote tolerance and understanding, and to foster better relations with the United States.

Ben Orbach in the Huffington Post: “Volunteer to Save the World, Starting at Home”

It’s been a rough week: yet another mass shooting, rampant Islamophobia, and political strife. It’s easy to feel powerless or discouraged. But tomorrow, December 5th, is the UN’S International Volunteer … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kitty Thuermer, Team Leader in Zanzibar, Featured in Everyday Ambassador!

It is not just young millennials that are looking to create meaningful change in the international development space. Kitty Thuermer is a freelance writer, consultant and global nomad who grew … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Palestinian Culture of Love and Respect

Asante Johnson, a middle school teacher at Wheatley Education Campus in Northeast Washington, DC reflects on her experiences visiting the Arab Evangelical School in Ramallah, Palestine. Palestinian Culture of Love … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arizona State University’s Brie Griffin featured on the Barrett Honors College blog!

Arizona State University’s Brie Griffin is featured on the Barrett Honors College blog for her volunteer service in Zanzibar with America’s Unofficial Ambassadors. This past summer, Brie, a senior at … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Back Home in Washington, DC

Chris Obermeyer reflects on his S2S experience one month later. His experiences seem to have left a lasting impact on both him as well as on the teachers and students … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

America’s Unofficial Ambassadors Fall Forum 2015

On Friday, September 18, two unofficial ambassadors took the Busboys & Poets stage in Washington DC to share their experiences of volunteering in the Muslim World this past summer. As … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Moroccan Photo Essay

By Bethlehem Belachew

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment
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