Amigos de las Americas: Youth Ambassadors Program

  • CA


2323 Broadway

United States

About Us

AMIGOS Mission, Vision and Values <img src=""> Vision

A world where each young person becomes a life-long catalyst for social change.


Amigos de las Américas inspires and builds young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences.


Safety First and Always

We prioritize the health and safety of AMIGOS participants above all else

Youth Leadership

We believe in the capacity of youth to become leaders for positive change

Transformational Outcomes

We strive to transform participants and communities in measurable ways


We create socially and environmentally conscious partnerships, through collaboration with communities throughout the Americas

Diversity Throughout

We promote diversity of volunteers and stakeholders and work to break down barriers


We maintain respect, transparency and high standards in everything we do



To realize the AMIGOS vision and mission, we believe in the power of every voice and the wisdom of diverse voices. AMIGOS embraces universal diversity, including:

  • race,
  • nationality,
  • ethnicity,
  • socio-economic status,
  • religion
  • age
  • gender
  • sexual orientation

AMIGOS seeks to include:

  • different life experiences
  • belief systems
  • abilities
  • opinions

throughout our work and aspires to eliminate barriers to inclusion and participation.