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Our Impact

our youth

Global Kids Leaders are...

  • Fully engaged and motivated by our interactive, youth development program approach.
  • Representative of the rich diversity of our globalized world.
  • Attending schools with poor attendance and low graduation rates in underserved communities.
  • Global Kids Leaders become...

  • Skilled peer educators who teach others about critical issues and how to make change, reaching thousands each year.
  • Digitally savvy and able to create, analyze and disseminate socially-conscious media.
  • Global Kids Leaders go on to...

  • Graduate high school at rates of 95% and more, compared with peers in some of their schools that average a 60% graduation rate.
  • Attend college at rates of over 95%, many earning scholarships and support as a result of their participation in Global Kids.
  • As GK Alumni, become active campus leaders and advocates for global engagement and social action.
  • Become life-long global citizens who are active civic leaders, champions of social justice and accomplished professionals in fields as varied as international affairs, business, law, healthcare, education, and the non-profit sector.
  • Recent GK graduates have attended or are attending Adelphi University, American University, Barnard College, Brandeis University, Colby College, Cornell University, Cooper Union, CUNY and SUNY schools, Dickinson College, DePauw University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Georgetown University, Howard University, Johns Hopkins University, The Juilliard School, Lafayette College, McGill University, Middlebury College, New York University, Penn State University, Ramapo College of New Jersey, St. John's University, Spelman College, Syracuse University, Temple University, Tufts University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Washington College, among many other schools.

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