20 photos for 20 years: Amizade celebrates two decades
Amizade was officially incorporated 20 years ago today. Amizade is the brainchild of founder Daniel Weiss; the result of never-ending efforts by communities around the world; and it is an ongoing global movement by over 7,000 volunteers, staff, and board members. Amizade will mark its 20 years with its Celebration and Fundraiser event on November 1. But for today, we here at Amizade scoured the archives and found 20 pictures from our vibrant 20 year history, ranging from epic, funny, bizarre, and beyond. We hope you enjoy and we will see you on November 1!+ READ MORE
Amizade’s Nathan Darity selected for Mayor’s Council
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The Global Switchboard to hold Launch Party
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Amizade shares coworking space success with Mayor’s roundtable
PITTSBURGH— Amizade’s Executive Director Brandon Blache-Cohen recently presented at Pittsburgh…+ READ MORE
Amizade 20th Anniversary
Amizade is turning 20 and we want to celebrate with YOU!
The Amizade 20th Anniversary Celebration & Fundraiser brings together the Amizade Board, staff, alumni, supporters, and Site Directors from around the world for a celebration of 20 years of friendship, learning, and service.
Chester Nez, Last of the Navajo Code Talkers
Chester Nez was among the first group of Navajo Code Talkers recruited in 1942, often referred to as the “Original 29.″ These 29 were the first to devise the code based on the Navajo language and chosen as a because its syntax and tonal qualities were almost impossible for a non-Navajo to learn, and it had no written form. The code was incredible successful and was never deciphered by the Japanese.+ READ MORE
Join an Amizade Open Group Program
Global Service-Learning isn’t just for students; over the last 20 years we’ve worked with volunteers ages 6 – 93! Open Group Volunteer Programs allow individuals, couples, or friends to join and serve with a group of other Amizade volunteers. Programs are scheduled throughout the year and across our sites and include winter escapes to Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, and Ghana as well as opportunities to explore Amazonian Brazil and the City of Eternal Spring in Bolivia.+ READ MORE
Save The Date!
The 7th Annual Global Service-Learning Institute builds upon strengths in global service-learning pedagogy and program development through the integration of best practices in community-based planning, community development, and movement-building within global service-learning.+ READ MORE
WVU in Jamaica: Bluefields
This post is part of a group blog and will…+ READ MORE