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Our Impact

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Our Outcomes

The consistent results of GK programs are extraordinary:

  • We have a 99% high school graduation rate despite the multiple challenges faced by youth in underserved communities.
  • 93% of those graduating seniors are attending college, many earning scholarships and financial support.
  • GK alumni become campus leaders and advocates for global engagement and social action.
  • Following college graduation, GK alumni remain 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.

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 in primarily underserved communities, which often struggle with attendance and low graduation rates, or need extra support.
  • Often overlooked but possess leadership potential, a curiosity about the world, and a desire to make a difference.

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.
  • Guardians of human rights, stewards of environmental sustainbility, culturally competent and able to connect local issues to global concerns.
  • Positive role models, ethical leaders, and youth activists.

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.
  • Become active campus leaders and advocates for global engagement and social action as GK Alumni.
  • 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.

Our Reach

  • 13,492 Youth and educators reached through face-to-face programs.  
  • 3,177 Youth in Global Kids’ afterschool programs.  
  • 1,045 Youth who participated in Global Kids’ school day programs.  
  • 516 Youth who participated in Global Kids’ summer learning programs.  
  • 2,277 Educators who participated in Global Kids’ professional development trainings.  
  • 810 Youth and educators who participated in youth-led workshops and events.  
  • 1,716 Students participated in Global Kids’ College and Career Readiness programming (college trips, college readiness activities, career days).  
  • 380+ Youth and educators who attended the Annual Youth Conference. 
  •  82 GK students who led workshops and planned the Annual Youth Conference. 
  •  4,053 Youth and adults who participated in Global Kids family and community. engagement events and activities.
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