We’re putting our own spin on #GivingTuesday this year with our #GKMeansToMe campaign showcasing the impact of our programs on our youth, community partners and staff over the last year and a half. Learn More NYC Vaccine Referral Bonus Initiative GK gets $100 to support our programs • Visit for full list of Vaccination sites
• Use the sponsorship field and click on 'Global Kids' from the drop down list
• Vaccines are free, regardless of immigration status or ability to pay - Get your shot today!
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Global Kids educates, activates and inspires youth from underserved communities to take action on critical issues facing our world.


Global Kids taps into young people’s interests and leadership potential, fostering an inquiry-based environment that encourages critical thinking, academic achievement, and global competency. 

GK Leaders consistently graduate high school at rates exceeding 97% each year, as compared to the average graduation rates of 76% in NYC and 68% in Washington DC public schools. 

90% of GK Leaders demonstrate increased interest in and knowledge of the relationship between domestic politics and international affairs.


Global Kids empowers youth to become human rights activists and community leaders, equipping them with the tools, skills, and knowledge needed to build a sustainable and just world. 

Every year, more than 87% of GK Leaders take direct action to improve their communities. 

More than 96% of GK Leaders demonstrate increased leadership skills that will enable them to succeed in the future.


Global Kids sparks an intrinsic desire to make a difference, nurturing youth to take on leadership roles and serve as advocates for global issues inside and outside of their communities.  

Annually, more than 95% of GK Leaders demonstrate the values and attitudes of global citizens.  

On average, 94% of GK Leaders attend college after graduating high school.

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