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    Top Japanese medical students connect with their Bay Area peers to compare health care systems during the Exploring Health Care Program.

    Explore health care from diverse viewpoints
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    VIA volunteers work with local nonprofit organizations in communities seldom accessed by outsiders.

    Join a local nonprofit
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    Students from Japan and from the Bay Area explore social entrepreneurship during the Exploring Social Innovation Program.

    Impact your community through cross-cultural exchange
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    Teachers are deeply revered and students are enthusiastic learners in the schools where we work.

    Make learning come alive
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    VIA prioritizes partnerships that improve access to educational resources.

    Inspire and make a difference

VIA Staff

New Opportunity to Join the VIA Team!

VIA is seeking a dynamic Development Director who will play a leadership role in VIA’s ambitious plans for the future. We are looking for someone who strongly identifies with VIA’s mission of cross-cultural exchange, service and leadership development, and with VIA’s goal to expand accessibility of VIA programs. Click to see job description.

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VIA Alumni Share Life Transformation in New Book

Skip and Gabi Yetter (VIA 2010-2012, Phnom Penh, Cambodia), recently published their book, Just Go! Leave the Treadmill for a World of Adventure, detailing their process of leaving the US and the role VIA played in their transformation into habitual nomads. The book also provides insight about other people who have opted for life outside of the US. Read more on our blog!

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VIAlogue Spring 2015: What's new at VIA?

Find out how the VIA experience has shaped some of our alumni, learn about some of the new programs on the horizon for VIA, and catch up with old friends in the VIA Clips! The Spring VIAlogue is now online!

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VIA wins grant for new high school program

VIA is excited to announce that we have been awarded a grant to run a new program taking high school students to Hong Kong and mainland China in summer 2015. The program will focus on cross-cultural exchange and environmental education. Read more here.

VIA's Mission

VIA provides innovative experiential learning programs in Asia and the United States that promote cross-cultural understanding, build partnerships, and offer transformative experiences for our participants and the communities they serve.


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