Young Leaders Celebrate U.S.-China Friendship and Cross-Cultural Understanding on Pengyou Day 2017

November 26, 2017

November 16 was our fourth annual national Pengyou Day! Young leaders all across the U.S and China held events to promote U.S.-China relations and encourage cross-cultural exchange and friendships. Over 100 campuses including Project Pengyou Chapters and Asia Society Confucius classrooms participated in conjunction with the U.S. State Department’s International Education Week. The nationwide campaign celebrated U.S.-China study, engagement, and friendship through events, gatherings, and stories shared via social media using #projectpengyou#mypengyouis, and #pengyouday.

This year, we were thrilled to be joined in our efforts by the Asia Society Confucius ClassroomsHopkins-Nanjing CenterFulbright Program and the US-China Strong Foundation who helped to promote US-China exchange on Pengyou Day in their national networks. Thanks to everyone who contributed, organized an event, and helped spread the word in their networks!

You can view photo highlights of this event on the Project Pengyou blog.

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