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Connect, Share, Learn

American Spaces are local physical locations for foreign residents to connect – with people, with ideas and with the United States through collaboration and self-discovery. This website is the go-to, one-stop shop for resources and programming ideas for use in American Spaces. Look for useful guidance and resources in the management, programming, training and design sections.

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 civic organizations, educational institutions and government to create change at the local and global levels?

EducationUSA Facebook Live Event on Student Athlete Recruitment, March 14

Topic: Student Athlete Recruitment
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 11:00 EDT / 15:00 UTC
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/EducationUSA
Language: English
Description: This webchat is a part of the EducationUSA Interactive webchat series, helping international students understand EducationUSA’s 5 Steps to U.S. Study.

Many international students play for college sports teams in the U.S. while completing their studies. This EducationUSA Interactive Facebook live program will provide an overview about athlete recruitment and life as a student athlete. A U.S. Department of State official and National Collegiate Athletic Association representatives will answer questions and share insights on how athletics and academics can go hand in hand.

American Spaces are encouraged to organize watch parties to view and submit questions during the live program.

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

The Office of American Spaces is collaborating with IIP’s Publications office to bring BRAND NEW, custom made, one-of-a-kind downloadable posters to all American Spaces — many in multiple languages!

Posters are available for black history month, jazz appreciation, the winter Olympics and more! How does your American Space use posters? Complement program offerings? Create an inviting environment? Cultivate an American spirit? To keep making them available, the Office of American Spaces would like…

Office of American Spaces Annual Report

The Office of American Spaces has released its second annual report, providing statistics and financial information for fiscal year 2016. The report outlines how the office’s total budget was allocated and presents numbers of visitors, programs and other data about the activities within the American Spaces. The report shows…

“Space” Photos on IIP Photo Archive

On the IIP Photo Archive: Check out this selection of space-related imagery, including the cast and producers of the film Hidden Figures. The film, based on the book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly, chronicles the lives of three African-American women who worked at NASA as “human computers” and were vital to the success of Astronaut John Glenn’s 1962 mission. The photos are…