Project & Activities

First Ultimate Frisbee Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan

On June 17, exceptional City Representative Yana Veytsman ’17 (Karaganda, Kazakhstan/Colorado Springs, CO) organized the very first Ultimate Frisbee tournament in Kazakhstan. This event soon became one of the largest […]

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GROW Environmental Camp in Armenia: a FLEX Alumni Grant Project

Peace Corps volunteers (PCVs) and FLEX alumni have been collaborating ever since the FLEX program began 25 years ago. For years, Peace Corps volunteers have been implementing an environmental camp […]

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Global Youth Service Day in North Kazakhstan

Five members of the FLEX Alumni Community in North Kazakhstan received Global Youth Service Day Matching Grants and organized amazing projects.  Let’s learn about some of the events that FLEX […]

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FLEX Alumni in Zaporizhzhya Improve their Environment for GYSD

Anastasiya Shapovalova ’17 (Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine/ Mount Crawford, VA), the current FLEX Alumni City Representative of Zaporizhzhya, organized three impressive city cleanup activities for Global Youth Service Day (GYSD). She wanted […]

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FLEX Alumni in South Ukraine Celebrate GYSD

On April 20-22, FLEX alumni in Odesa celebrated Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) by implementing two amazing projects. Yuliia Shevchenko ’16 (Odesa, Ukraine/ Oceanside, CA) and Diana Blotnytska ’17 (Chornomorsk, […]

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FLEX Alumni in Montenegro Implement a Civic Education Week

Annually, approximately 100 FLEX students have the opportunity to attend a Civic Education Workshop in Washington, D.C. during their exchange year.  For many, it represents one of the most unforgettable […]

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Call For Mentors: 2018 Eastern Europe Smart Storytelling FLEX-Ability Workshop

Workshop Dates: May 30 – June 03, 2018. Location: Chisinau, Moldova. Theme: Smart Digital Storytelling. Deadline: April 22, 2018. 11:59 PM EST. Kindly apply via this online application. Eastern Europe FLEX-Ability Workshop Program Description: FLEX-Alumni […]

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Call for participants: 2018 Eastern Europe Smart Storytelling FLEX-Ability Workshop

Workshop Dates: May 30 – June 03, 2018. Location: Chisinau, Moldova. Theme: Smart Digital Storytelling. Deadline: April 26, 2018. 11:59 PM EST. Kindly apply via this online application. Eastern Europe Smart Storytelling FLEX-Ability Program […]

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FLEX Alumni Lead Women’s History Month Celebration in Turkmenistan

On March 5 and 12, FLEX alumna Aylar Mammetmyradova ’12 (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan/ Tijeras, NM) hosted a Women’s History Month Workshop for 41 visitors of the American Center, including high school […]

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FLEX and YLP Alumni Initiate a Model U.S. Senate Platform

After returning home, FLEX alumni are always looking for ways to give back to their communities by sharing their knowledge and experience from their exchange year in the U.S.  Alumni […]

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