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YFU USA Receives Full Listing in Three CSIET Listing Categories
Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) is pleased to announce that The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) continues to recognize YFU for its commitment to quality and safety in their 2016-2017 Advisory List.
CSIET is a not-for-profit organization committed to quality international educational travel and exchange for youth at the high school level. Its purpose is to identify reputable international youth exchange programs; to provide leadership and support to the exchange and educational communities; to ensure youth are provided with meaningful and safe international exchange experiences; and to promote the importance and educational value of international youth exchange.
YFU USA has received Full Listing in the three CSIET program categories for which it is eligible:
- Inbound (J-1) Long-term
- Outbound Long-term
- Short-term Inbound/Outbound
This achievement reflects YFU’s global commitment to quality, and consistent application of CSIET standards throughout the international YFU network.
Families around the world trust YFU because of its strong reputation for quality, high safety standards, and knowledgeable and local support network. As one of the world’s oldest and largest exchange organizations, YFU has provided study abroad opportunities
Annual application for listing in the CSIET Advisory List is voluntary. Organizations and programs are accorded Full Listing in the CSIET Advisory List when they have demonstrated full compliance with all CSIET Standards.
Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) today announces the introduction of a major global initiative to increase understanding and empathy amongst international youth through the creation of a new virtual exchange unit.Read More
ach year the global Youth For Understanding (YFU) community nominates a volunteer from its network for the YFU International Volunteer Award. This award celebrates the volunteer, who, through their creativity, activities, and commitment to YFU’s mission and values, contributed significantly to advance growth and development to YFU programs and people to facilitate participant learning, support, and care. The 2015 recipient of this award was YFU USA’s volunteer nominee, Terri Elms from Colorado.Read More