Global Kids offers a range of year-round programs in schools, online, and at our headquarters. We work primarily with middle school and high school youth, and also provide professional development and capacity building services for educators and institutions, and special trainings for youth.
Key ingredients in all Global Kids youth programs are:International affairs and global education.21st Century skill building including problem-solving, critical thinking, digital literacy, and cross-cultural communication. Hands-on leadership opportunities through youth led peer education, social action campaigns, service learning projects, digital media production, and internships.Exposure to and dialogue with experts, policy makers, and activists.Focused college and career exploration. Youth development support and mentoring by Global Kids staff.
Our program areas include:Leadership in International Affairs and Civic Engagement Creative Arts for Collective ActionHarnessing Digital Culture and the Power of Social MediaCollege Counseling and Career Readiness Curriculum, Professional Development, Special Trainings and Consulting Services
Global Kids NYC program sites for 2015-2016 so far include:30th Avenue School (Q300), QueensAcademy for Health Careers, BrooklynAcademy of American Studies, QueensBronx School for Visual Arts, BronxBronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, Bronx Bronxdale High School, BronxBrooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts, BrooklynCurtis High School, Staten IslandEssex Street Academy, ManhattanFannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, BronxFordham Leadership Academy for Business & Technology, BronxGlobal Neighborhood Secondary School, ManhattanHigh School for Arts and Business, QueensHigh School for Global Citizenship, BrooklynHigh School for Medical Professions, BrooklynHigh School for Public Service, BrooklynHumanities Preparatory Academy, ManhattanInternational High School at LaGuardia, ManhattanInternational High School at Union Square, ManhattanJohn Adams High School, QueensLong Island City High School, QueensNew Directions Secondary School, BronxP.S./I.S. 109, BrooklynPathways College Preparatory School, QueensQ111, QueensRenaissance Charter School, QueensSchool for Democracy and Leadership, BrooklynSchool for Human Rights, BrooklynSecondary School for Law, BrooklynTransit Tech Career and Technical Education High School, BrooklynUrban Assembly Institute for New Technologies, ManhattanWashington Heights Expeditionary Learning School, ManhattanWest Brooklyn Community School, BrooklynWilliam Cullen Bryant High School, Queens
Global Kids DC program sites for 2015-2016 so far include:Anacostia High SchoolBallou High SchoolBell Multicultural High School, Columbia Heights Educational Campus Friendship Chamberlain Middle SchoolMcKinley Technology High School
We also conduct capacity building and short term programs at many other sites including New York Public libraries, NYC middle schools, and other educational/cultural institutions.
If you live in New York City and are interested in participating in a program at a school or one of our citywide locations, please contact us at (212) 226-0130 or email us.
Global Kids is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.