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Stories of Global Glimpse: Shane Ladendale

“I come from a place where most are scared to go outside when it is dark. I come from a place where jail is something that seems inevitable. It is amazing how many odds are against me as a black, fatherless, young leader. But that doesn’t stop me… I make sure I strive.” Growing up ... READ MORE

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Eliza Pesuit on Access to Global Education for High School Students

Executive Director Eliza Pesuit recalls her early life growing up in a small town in Western Massachusetts, with parents from very different backgrounds. Her dad is from Serbia and her mom is from Russia. Her dad is Christian and her mom is Jewish. At a young age, Eliza learned to value differences and as she grew up, she realized there were a... READ MORE

Safe Arrival in Quito!

Hello families, I am happy to inform you that all of the students have arrived safely in Quito! They will be staying overnight at a hostel in Quito, then having breakfast and a walking city tour of Quito tomorrow morning before hopping on a bus to Bahía. You can look forward to reading updates from students during the rest of their journey, and... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge Regional Winner: Family is Everywhere

Victoria Palacios, 17 | Alumni Ambassador 2018-2019 | Evanston Township H.S, IL | San Juan De La Maguana, DR Going into this trip I didn’t know what I was gonna go through. I am a shy quiet girl and I didn’t know anyone on the trip. But quickly after I met the group. We all had a connection from the start. We vibed well and all got... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge National Winner: A Kid From Oakland

Anthony Bibiano, 17 | Alumni Ambassador 2018-2019 | Oakland High School, CA | Constanza, DR Growing up in Oakland, I’ve experienced many things a 17-year old should never have to. With issues ranging from murders and racism to an overworked police and school system. The issues my community faces do not make me feel ashamed about where I... READ MORE