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Global Citizen Year Launches Partnership with Envoys

Global Citizen Year and Envoys are thrilled to announce a new partnership to offer a transformative global gap year experience to graduates of Envoys international trips for high school students.  As part of this partnership, Global Citizen Year will award a $5000 merit scholarship to...

09 October, 2019

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University of Rochester Spotlight: Siera Sadowski (Ecuador ’19)

‘Just the most incredible feeling in the world’ Siera Sadowski ’23 says reading and writing are among her passions. Growing up, she pursued them in the face of numerous challenges. Her family relied on food stamps and went through periods without heat in their house....

08 October, 2019

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Getting Smart Podcast: Abby Falik on the Benefits of Global Service

Abby Falik interviewed by Tom Vander Ark in the Getting Smart Podcast. Abby speaks about her mission to expand access to life-changing global immersion experiences between high school and college. And her belief that these experiences are uniquely suited to unlock courage, shape identity, and...

08 October, 2019

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Alum Joan Hanawi: I Took a Gap Year Before Beginning College. Here’s Why You Should, Too.

I thought there was only one option after high school: college. I felt like I would be a failure if I didn’t go straight to school, or at least, that’s the feeling that had been instilled in me. I spent my first 18 years building...

08 October, 2019

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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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