Seattle Passport Agency observes Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ben Lesser, a Holocaust survivor, founder of the Zachor Foundation, and author of “Living A Life that Matters: From Nazi Nightmare to American Dream,” spoke remotely to more than 30 staff members of the...

Embassy Chisinau inaugurates renovated healthcare clinic

Deputy Chief of Mission Martin McDowell inaugurated the renovated Healthcare Clinic in the village of Dubasarii Vechi, Moldova, May 21. The $160,000 project, funded by U.S. Armed Forces European Command and implemented through Embassy...
From left: Students Anthony Carrie and Ellie Chester attend their graduation from American International School of Algiers at Embassy Algiers, June 2. Photo by Jessica Lilley

AISA celebrates its first graduates

By Jessica Lilley This year marks a milestone for the American International School of Algiers (AISA) as the institution celebrates its first cadre of graduating middle schoolers. AISA’s success is a remarkable achievement and demonstrates how...

Partnership feeds Department’s hunger for data

By Matthew Graviss, Ph.D.  The Department of State is developing opportunities to transform itself into a more data-centric culture, positioning employees to make better-informed, evidence-based mission decisions. Changing internal culture doesn’t happen overnight for any...
A Nicaraguan family located in Carpio, San José, receives aid from volunteers from the embassy during the height of the pandemic, July 2020. Photo by Donald Ridder

Embassy San José helps local community overcome crisis

By Donald Ridder The Carpio community, located near Embassy San José, is an example of how marginal neighborhoods in Costa Rica with large Nicaraguan populations have endured hardships that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated. Carpio...

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Making a Statement

The image is split down the middle with the "Making a Statement" logo in white on a blue background on the left, followed by the name Monica Skinner. Skinner smiles on the right.