AFS INTERCULTURAL PROGRAMS

THE

AFS STORY

JOURNEYS OF A LIFETIME

1914-1947-1997

Published by
JPM Publications S.A.
12 avenue William-Fraisse
1006 Lausanne
Switzerland

1997

 

AFS Norge Internasjonal Utveksling
Akersgaten 18
N-0158 Oslo

 

Contents

 Note from the Editor
 Celebrating Fifty Years
 AFS Leaders: Past and Present
 AFS History at a Glance

 I. The Beginnings

 AFS in World War I
 Between the Wars
 History Repeats Itself

 II. The Legacy of the AFS War Effort

 The Founding of the AFS Exchange Programs
 The Development of AFS Programs
 From Carbon Copies to E-Mail
 The First Bus Trip

 III. The Good Work Continues

 Reaching a Better Understanding
 Peace as a Bridge
 Imperative for Peace
 The Host School and Community
 Top Marks
 Arief Rachman: Educator
 Walking and Talking Together
 Behind the Door
 A Stranger No More
 Russian Roulette
 The Value of Host Families
 A Friend from Down Under

 IV. Contributors to Success

 Volunteers, the Backbone of AFS
 What Stephen Galatti Taught Me
 AFS: Always a Fund-Raising Organization
 Mr. Galatti and his "Animal Farm"
 Saga of a Sea-Going Mama
 Saying Goodbye: A Parent's Perspective

 V. AFS Around the World

 Mission Not Impossible
 Intercultura: Its Past and Future
 The Treasure of AFS Japan
 Abraço from Brazil
 An AFS Saga
 Snapshot of AFS Thailand
 AFS in the Eastern Caribbean
 Bringing About Change
 The Russian and Personal Context
 WALK Pilot Program 1997

 VI. Looking Towards the Future

 The Pleasures of Looking Ahead
 AFS and China Make History
 The AFS Experience
 A Force for the Next Fifty Years

 AFS Partner Organizations
 Appendices


Note from the Editor