Phoenix high school sophomores and juniors can apply for the Youth Ambassador Exchange Program to spend three weeks abroad with a host family in one of Phoenix’s Sister Cities and welcome their international host brother or sister for a visit to Phoenix. Applications are due at 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.

Participants are selected based on their communication skills, maturity, flexibility, leadership and desire for cultural inclusion. Approximately 25 Phoenix Youth Ambassadors will be selected to travel to Phoenix’s sister cities in the summer of 2018.

The program is supported by fundraisers and family contributions. Applicants can apply for scholarships. Applications are available at




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