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DCPS-Global Citizen Year Fellow Featured in The Washington Post

How D.C.’s class of 2019 decided what’s next By Perry Stein They are already activists, nonprofit leaders and world travelers. They have collected acceptance letters to prestigious universities, signed commitment letters to start jobs in the coming weeks and enrolled in academies to become police...

24 June, 2019

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Chicago NPR Station WBEZ Features CPS-Global Citizen Year Fellows

Extending The ‘Gap Year’ After High School Beyond Kids Of Means Four Chicago teens from low-income families are getting a chance to do something usually reserved for the wealthy. They will get to take a trip of a lifetime during a gap year after high...

24 June, 2019

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ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF THE DCPS and CPS GLOBAL CITIZEN YEAR FELLOWSHIPS

Today Global Citizen Year is thrilled to announce our first cohort of Fellowship winners through our ground-breaking new partnerships with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and Washington D.C. Public Schools (DCPS). Last fall both CPS and DCPS led a district-wide nomination process to identify highly motivated...

29 May, 2019

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Abby Falik: The Golden Ticket Money Can’t Buy: Purpose

May 1, 2019 Today is College Decision Day, and high school seniors around the country are navigating the complexity of selecting a school with an added twist: the recent (and ever-widening) college admissions scandal. While it’s been a dark moment for our self-perceived meritocracy, the...

06 May, 2019

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UNC’s Global Gap Year Fellowship Expands in Partnership with Global Citizen Year

Today the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced an exciting new partnership with Global Citizen Year that will help the University keep up with the growing demands of students who seek long-term, transformative gap year experiences abroad. Resources from an anonymous donor will...

16 January, 2019

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Global Citizen Year Announces 12 New College Partnerships

Colleges and universities are increasingly recognizing the tangible benefits of students taking a meaningful gap year before arriving on campus. Global Citizen Year is excited to be a catalyst in advancing this trend, as highlighted in recent coverage by the Wall Street Journal and the...

11 January, 2019

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