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
2013-2014 school year, Global Kids program sites include:Bell Multicultural High School, Columbia Heights Educational Campus, Washington, DCCesar Chavez Public Policy Charter School, Capitol Hill and Parkside Campus, Washington, DCCurtis High School, Staten IslandEdward Reynolds West Side High School, ManhattanFriendship Collegiate Academy, Washington, DCGK Headquarters, 137 E. 25th Street, ManhattanGlobal Neighborhood Secondary School, ManhattanHigh School for Global Citizenship, Brooklyn (Lead Partner)High School for Medical Professions, BrooklynHigh School for Public Service, BrooklynHospitality High School, Washington, DCInternational Arts Business School, BrooklynJohn Adams High School, QueensLong Island City High School, QueensMaya Angelou Public Charter School, Evans High School, Washington, DCMcKinley Technology Educational Campus, Washington, DCPaul Robeson High School, BrooklynPS/IS 109, BrooklynSecondary School for Law, BrooklynSchool for Democracy & Leadership, BrooklynSchool for Human Rights, BrooklynSchool for International Studies, BrooklynTransit Tech High School, BrooklynWilliam Cullen Bryant High School, Queens
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.