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GK Receives Prestigious Education Award!OLP is now DLLGlobal Kids-DC Career PanelMeditation RetreatHRAP ActivismVisitors from JapanMiddle Schools MarchConference Retreat
Travel to Morocco for COP22Post-Election Teach-InMeditation Room OpeningCoding for ImpactJapan Talk BackMiddle Schools Election Day ActivitiesGlobal Kids-DC College Tours
Connecting With Peers in JapanMuseum of Natural History's New ExhibitPeace Boat in Central AmericaCFR Summer InstituteMiddle School Summer CampsGK-DC in South AfricaGlobal Kids Help Bring Local Produce to QueensCollege and Career Summer Institutes
GK Leaders Showcase Their Digital Media ProjectsImpacting Climate Change PolicyBuilding Bridges: Examining ImmigrationMiddle Schoolers Get Out of TownCollege Trips and Career DaysCommunity Schools Engage Parents and StudentsAn Inspiring Celebration in DC
Global Kids' Annual BenefitProgress on Climate EducationRadio RookiesMiddle Schoolers Service WorkMusical Talents
GK Leaders in Paris at COP212015 GK 5K!High School Students Report Back on International TravelCFR Roundtable DiscussionsNew Digital Media ProgramLearning About GK Leaders in South AfricaCollege Application PartiesGK at the NASDAQ Closing Bell
GK Goes to the White House!Documentary Filmmaking in HaitiGK-DC in South AfricaCultural Exchange and Leadership in JapanAn Expanded Role in Community SchoolsCFR Summer InstituteGK Summer Digital Media ProgramMiddle School Summer CampsClimate Activists HonoredCollege and Career Planning Institutes
Ambassador Power Visits GK on Staten IslandEmoti-con! 2015Annual Youth Conference Examines JusticeClimate Activists Rally and Win an AwardGK Goes to Costa RicaEd Skyler is HonoredMiddle Schoolers' RetreatGK-DC Takes on NYC
GK Educator Receives AwardGK Leaders at StoryCorpsMiddle Schoolers CodeCelebrating GK-DCBlack History Event at the UNOur Board is RecognizedMore Support for Climate Education
GK 5K!HungerCraft Game JamBosnia and Herzegovina Talk BackGK-DC Mayor's Youth Leadership InstituteClimate Change WorkGlobal Kids GrowsCareer Exploration Opportunities
First Lady Michelle Obama GK Travels to Bosnia and HerzegovinaClimate Education Gets a BoostBusy Summer for OLPGlobal Kids' Summer Institute at the CFRLaunch of GK-ARGK-DC Summer InstituteGK Travels to Argentina for Climate Awareness
Global Kids Students Meet FLOTUS in DCAmbassador Samantha Power Visits High School for Global CitizenshipHRAP Climate Change Education RallyEmoti-Con! 201425th Annual Youth ConferenceConference on Diversity and International AffairsGK Students Unveil Anti-Smoking Mural in CanarsieUpcoming GK Summer Programs
25th Anniversary GalaGlobal Kids and SustainAware in SloveniaUpcoming Student Trips25th Global Kids Youth Conference Unveil ThemeSmoke Free Campaign Mural WorkOne Billion Rising
Students Quiz De Blasio on Environmental PoliciesGK Launches National Science Foundation ProgramStudents Honor Mandela Yesterday & TodayGK Screens Student Film at Unique DC FriendraiserStudents Celebrate Big Win in Green Roof Campaign!Bosnia Youth Ambassadors Report Back!
Foreign Policy Institute Welcomes Stephanopoulos & RubinStudents complete three-week trip to Bosnia where they explore local media and activism effortsGlobal Kids' DC Summer Institute concludes its third year of programming with a service-learning trip to Costa RicaStudents Join Malala Yousafzai at UN to highlight global education inequalitiesStudent Mural brings healthy message to Staten IslandPlaying for Keeps inspires new generation of game designersGrants of $1M help GK build capacity and international footprintStudents in Environmental Justice Institute promote green roofs campaignGK welcomes student visitors from MexicoStudents travel to Chicago for Free Minds, Free People ConferenceSYEP Career Initiatives program offers career training and paid work opportunities to 90 youth
Students Show Off Digital Design Skills at Emoti-Con! digital media and technology festivalOver 600 youth and educators join Global Kids for Annual Youth Conference on Violence & PeacebuildingStudents Gear Up for Summer Trips to Bosnia and Costa RicaOver 150 student and adult activists attend first Act Now Environmental ConferenceGK celebrates its third Alumni Reunion with over 50 former program participantsPlaying For Keeps Summer Camp Offers Students Intro to Digital DesignStudents Graduate GK with Style at Global Kids ExtravaganzaPhotography Exhibit Celebrates NYC Through the Eyes of GK LeadersStudents To Paint Staten Island MuralGK Benefit Honors Monique ColemanStudents do the Harlem Shake for Health
As part of the One Billion Rising campaign, students joined millions of activists around the world in calling for a stop to violence against womenStudents in GK's Playing For Keeps program train their peers in game design techniques as part of the National STEM Video Game Design ChallengeYouth advocates visit Albany to lobby for tabacco control programsAnnual Youth Conference to address Violence & Peacebuilding April 12thIn honor of MLK Day, students gather to discuss the connection between human rights and climate changeIn Washington, friends of Global Kids gather at the German Marshall Fund to support GK's DC programED Evie Hantzopoulos Offers Lessons from TED Talk on the Future of Learning in recent Huffington Post articleYoung Professionals Offer Look at NYC Through the Lens of GK Leaders
GK Leader Maya Faison Testifies Before United Nations' COP18 PanelYouth Climate Activists Host Human Rights Panel at NYUStudents Head to DC to Hear Human Rights Activist Aung San Suu Kyi Speak at Amnesty InternationalNearly 60 youth gathered at GK's offices to begin planning for One Billion Rising, the global campaign to bring an end to violence against womenStudents & Alumni Lobby Congress for Rights of FamiliesGK Plans Trip to Bosnia in 2013 through the U.S. Department of State's 2013 American Youth Leadership Program
Youth Produce Documentary Series Exploring Life in HaitiTeens Devise Geocaching Treasure Hunt to Spark Debate During Presidential ElectionGeorge Stephanopoulos Visits GK's U.S. in the World Foreign Policy Institute at the Council on Foreign RelationsNYC Youth Activists Travel to DC to Lobby for a Greener QueensGK's Bardoli Global Scholars Visit Costa RicaOver 100 students participate in Career Initiatives, GK's six-week career readiness programGK's Virtual Video Project (VVP) teaches teens to address global issues through virtual worlds and filmmakingGK Sets Up Shop in Two New Middle Schools!
GK Students Celebrate Year of Environmental ActivismYouth Hold Conference on Climate ChangeVisit to French Embassy in Washington, DCStudent Journalists attend U.N. Security Council meetingSpring Break Trips Offer New Perspectives on Youth ActivismStudents Advocate for a Voice in School Closing ProceduresTeens Get a Taste of Hilton HospitalityGK Training Attracts Educators from Around the World2012 Global Kids Scholarship Winners Announced
Global Kids expands to four schools in Washington, D.C.Students discuss environmental issues with NY State Senators Michael Gianaris and Tony Avella and speak to NY State Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr. and NY State Assemblyman Michael Miller about careers in politicsGK announces the results of its Leadership Program evaluation! Youth in GK's Conference Planning Committee work to organize the 2012 Youth Conference on Climate ChangeGK Leaders collaborate with two emcees to write and produce a hip-hop track speaking out against smokingGlobal Kids announces new grant from the Greening Western Queens Fund to fund outreach addressing air quality issuesHighlights from the Online Leadership ProgramDC Fundraiser Supports 2nd Annual Global Gateways ProgramStudents Declare Solidarity with youth activists working to defend "Raza Studies" in Arizona
GK receives a special grant from the Rita Allen Foundation to expand its social media effortsGK celebrates International Education WeekStudents gear up for campaigns to strengthen environmental policiesPlaying For Keeps program teaches game development skillsStudents interact with policy experts at GK’s monthly Council on Foreign Relations RoundtablesStudents prep for college with visits to local universitiesGK Trainers hit the road with professional development offerings
Global Kids' U.S. in the World Institute at the Council on Foreign Relations Wins Excellence in Summer Learning AwardGK Students Serve as American Youth Ambassadors in KenyaLet's Talk Sustainability program serves as bootcamp for youth interested in using virtual worlds to promote sustainabilityDC students complete service learning trip to BrazilGK's Summer Youth Employment Program provides 50 teens with professional skills and networking opportunitiesThe Human Rights Activist Project (HRAP) launches a new climate change initiativeAlumnus Jeffrey Perez sets out to run 3,000 miles across the country to raise money and awareness for Global KidsWelcome to New Board and Staff Members!
GK Celebrates Winning $200,000 in the Chase Community Giving ContestOver 500 youth attend GK's Annual Youth Conference to discuss the use of Global Media and Technology in creating social changeAt the 2011 Emoti-Con, Global Kids leaders demonstrate how digital media, technology, and creativity go hand in hand with their NYC Haunts ProjectGlobal Kids' Human Rights Activist Project (HRAP) showcases its PSA on female harassment in schoolGK hosts its first Alumni Reunion, with over 100 former GK leaders and staff in attendanceGlobal Kids honors educators Joel I. Klein and Merryl Tisch at its Annual Benefit at the Council on Foreign RelationsGK Summer programs like the U.S. in the World Summer Institute and the Summer Youth Employment Program kick off as GK Leaders prepare to travel to Kenya and Brazil as part of the Kenya Service Learning Program and the Global Gateways Summer Institute.
The 2011 Global Kids Annual Youth Conference on Global Media and World Affairs will be held on May 13, 2011GK Leaders hop over the pond to participate in two international policy summits in EnglandStudents attend an exclusive mentoring session with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan RiceHighlights of the DC program included a visit by fifteen Somali youth, a visit to the Chilean Embassy, and a special tour of the East Wing of the White House as part of Black History Month. Global Kids students have the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in Nigerian culture during Passport to Nigeria, a program held in partnership with The Museum for African ArtGK Leaders meet with Senior Deputy Chancellor Shael Polakow-Suransky to discuss student engagement and school closings
Over 100 GK youth attend a special session of the United Nations Security Council Global Kids celebrates the launch of its Washington, DC program at the residence of the French AmbassadorGK Leaders meet with Council on Foreign Relations National Intelligence Fellow Sue Mi Terry about the role of intelligence analysts in U.S. policy makingGlobal Kids ninth graders escape the city’s hustle and bustle for an overnight leadership retreat in Clearpool, NYYouth in GK’s College and Career Readiness Program travel to Philadelphia to visit the National Constitution Center and the University of PennsylvaniaStudents travel virtually to Brazil with Global Kids Online Leadership Progam's I Dig Brazil. Global Kids launches a new Youth Think Tank in partnership with the Bronx Institute