In the U.S., democracy begins in the classroom
American students are participating in the democratic process, from choosing classroom leaders to creating change in their communities.
American teachers educate and inspire
During Teacher Appreciation Week, we celebrate American teachers who are making an impact around the world.
Women leading U.S. diplomacy
The Biden-Harris administration is the most diverse ever. Learn more about the record number of women running American diplomacy.
Eid traditions in the United States
Many Muslim Americans gather for special prayers and feasts with family to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.
American diplomats study world languages
American diplomats connect directly with people by studying foreign languages. Learn more about how they interact with local communities.
Muslim Americans celebrate Ramadan
See how some foods that Muslim Americans prepare for Ramadan reflect their diverse cultures and traditions.
April is National Arab American Heritage Month
President Biden and Secretary Blinken celebrate Arab American contributions to American society. Over 3.5 million Arab Americans live in the United States.
Powerful women changing the world and championing disability rights
Meet five inspiring women from across the globe who are advocating for human rights and for just, inclusive societies.
Apps for a better world, from the U.S. State Department
Through programs and mobile applications, the U.S. Department of State offers new ways to celebrate diversity and protect cultural heritage.
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