Virtual Programming Kit

This Virtual Programming Resource Toolkit (PDF 519KB) provides resources and tips to help you create online programs at American Spaces. With the outbreak of COVID-19, some American Spaces are minimizing in-person engagement. Whether or not your American Space is doing fewer in-person programs, we recommend that all American Spaces do more virtual engagement. This allows you to connect not only with …

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Global Health Resource Toolkit

Global health covers a range of health-related issues, including disease outbreaks, nutrition, and environmental health. With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), consider conducting health related programming at your Space in coordination with your U.S. Embassy or Consulate. This Global Health Resource Toolkit (PDF 704 KB) provides links to lesson plans, articles, videos,  and games, as well as the DIY Smithsonian Outbreak exhibit , which can …

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Women’s History Month Toolkit Special Edition: 100th Anniversary of U.S. Women’s Right to Vote

August 18, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote. This Resource Toolkit (PDF 799) for Women’s History Month for March 2020 contains lesson plans, discussion guides, posters, and movies about this important step towards women equality in the United States, as well as about …

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African-American History Month Toolkit Available

Each February, the United States celebrates African-American History Month, also known as Black History Month. This annual celebration recognizes the achievements by African Americans and their central role in U.S. history. This Resource Toolkit (PDF 662KB) contains lesson plans, videos, photos, exhibits, articles, and PowerPoint slides to be used at American Spaces to recognize the achievements by African Americans and …

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USAGM Resources Available to American Spaces

The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), formerly known as the Broadcasting Board of Governors, is an independent agency of the U.S. government that runs news agencies around the world through five networks: Voice of America Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Radio Free Asia Middle East Broadcasting Networks – Al Hurra & Radio Sava Office of Cuba Broadcasting These news agencies provide independent, timely, and accurate reporting in more than 60 languages with …

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Outbreak DIY Exhibit

The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History has created a do-it-yourself (DIY) exhibit called Outbreak, showing how diseases travel and how people around the world track down and respond to outbreaks. This colorful and interactive exhibit, which can be printed locally, contains 16 pre-designed panels with two customizable templates, along with audio/visual content and a resource …

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to our new website! We hope you will like the new look and will find navigating the site easier. The new website has five sections representing the areas that will assist you in managing your American Space. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The sections …

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New Media Literacy Curriculum!

With the goal of assisting young readers in becoming savvy consumers and disseminators of fact-based news, the office of the Regional Public Engagement Specialist in the American Center in New Delhi developed  Digital Citizenship 101 (DC101) (PDF 910 kb) , a series of media literacy workshops. Based on educational content available through the highly acclaimed  Newseum  in Washington, DC., the workshop series opens with …

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EducationUSA Facebook Live Event on Student Athlete Recruitment, March 14

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 11:00 EDT / 15:00 UTC Event page:  https://www.facebook.com/EducationUSA This program is a part of the EducationUSA Interactive webchat series, helping international students understand EducationUSA’s 5 Steps to U.S. Study. The program will be in English. American Spaces are encouraged to organize  watch parties  to view and submit questions during the live program. Many international students play …

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Athletes Without Limits Webinar 6 a.m., March 6

In honor of the 2018 Winter Paralympics and International Women’s Day, join this Facebook Live webchat with former Paralympians and civil rights advocates to talk about the importance of diversity and inclusion in sports. How are these change-makers transforming their environments by fighting for disability rights, women’s rights and inclusion? How are they working with …

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Posters, Posters, Posters! You’ve Asked for Them. We Have Them! Do You Want More?

The Office of American Spaces is collaborating with the Publications office to bring BRAND NEW, custom-made, one-of-a-kind downloadable posters  to American Spaces — many in multiple languages. Topics include World Press Freedom Day, Earth Day, women’s history month, black history month and more. How does your American Space use posters? To complement program offerings? Create an inviting environment? Cultivate an American spirit? …

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Connect Local Students to a Virtual U.S. College Fair February 14

EducationUSA and College Week Live are hosting an International Students Day, featuring a virtual college fair for international students, 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST on February 14. An extensive set of  marketing and program materials  includes banners in multiple sizes, a digital campaign toolkit, a program guide and a promotional flyer. American Spaces also can add the  Facebook event  to their events …

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