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JetBlue’s Brave New Traveler of the Month: Chanei Anderson

This month JetBlue recognizes Chanei Anderson from Brownsville, Brooklyn, a recent graduate of Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies. Chanei will be attending Cazenovia College next year; the first in her family to graduate from college. Last summer she traveled to Estelí, Nicaragua with a group of twenty peers with Global Glimpse. Like many Global Glimpsers, this was Chanei’s first time out of the country without her family. ... READ MORE


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One Year in Ecuador: Global Glimpse alumni embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

We couldn’t be more proud of 2011 Global Glimpse alumni Canaan Belete and Atsina Allen who spent a bridge year before college in Ecuador with Global Citizen Year! Motivated by their life-changing experiences with Global Glimpse in Nicaragua during the summer of 2011, Canaan and Atsina applied to spend a year before college living, working, and... READ MORE

Global Glimpse Alumni Dreaming Big…

Born and raised in East San Jose, Jose Javier Lujano (JJ) is a first-generation Mexican-American, first-generation college student currently studying at Santa Clara University. JJ traveled to Matagalpa, Nicaragua with Global Glimpse in 2009. READ MORE

Finding Freedom in Nicaragua…An Alumni Reflection

I was raised in the Sunnydale Projects where shoot-outs, fights, and a war zone were my environment. Gun fights reigned from morning to night; police brutalized youth and evicted people from their homes. Sunny Dale was where I became street wise, where I witnessed my first dead body, and where my mother developed her addiction to crack cocaine.... READ MORE

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