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Happy Birthday, President Carter!

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is turning 96 on Oct. 1. Please help us celebrate this special occasion by sending him a personal birthday message.

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What We Do

A nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy and human rights; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care.

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  • Hispaniola

    Fighting Disease

    Carter Center volunteers help fight malaria and lymphatic filariasis in rural Haiti, even if it means going far beyond the end of the road.

  • Virtual Events

    Virtual Events

    Carter Center virtual events bring you up close with experts, policymakers, and other special guests to discuss the issues that shape your world.

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    Apply Today

    Looking to build on your studies and gain valuable work experience? The Carter Center is accepting intern applications for spring 2021. Deadline is Oct. 15.

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    Mental Health and Schools

    The Carter Center and partners aim to make school-based behavioral health as common as school lunch programs in Georgia.