AFS End-of-Year Celebration with AFS-USA President Tara Hofmann

AFS End-of-Year Celebration with AFS-USA President Tara Hofmann

The below invitation was sent to all remaining hosted students in the US. AFS-USA Volunteers are also invited to join us on Saturday!

Dear AFS Student,

AFS cordially invites you to our AFS End of Year Celebration to acknowledge the completion (or near completion) of the AFS Program for 2019-2020. In addition, we would like to take this time to thank host families and volunteers who make AFS possible.

Please watch the following prime-time special airing this Saturday, May 16th at 8 PM ET:

Graduate Together: America Honors the Class of 2020

Mr. Obama, Malala Yousafzai, Bad Bunny, LeBron James, Pharrell Williams, and the Jonas Brothers are just a few special guests we will be hearing from during this one-hour special.

After Graduate Together, please join AFS for our personalized celebration at 9:15 PM ET (you may join as early as 9 PM ET to socialize but we will not begin until 9:15 to give everyone a break if needed):

Register here for the Zoom Meeting

*By registering and attending this virtual event I understand that it will be recorded and I expressly consent without reservation to the use of my recorded image/audio in AFS promotional efforts.

Further Meeting Details:

Meeting ID: 922 0722 8533
Password: 220687

Dial by your location
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Find your local number here.

Guest speakers will include AFS-USA President Tara Hofmann and two currently hosted students. Students interested in being a guest speaker should email Natalie ( by May 13th with their proposed speech. There will also be time for informal reflection and gratitude sharing for students, host families, and volunteers. We will conclude the celebration by throwing our hats (borrowed graduation hats, handmade, cultural headpieces, etc.) into the air so please be sure to bring a hat! If you take any end of year photos with your host family, please use the hashtag #AFSeffect along with any relevant YES or FLEX hashtags if applicable to you.

We look forward to celebrating and honoring all of you!

The AFS-USA Participant Support Department