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November 1, 2017

GVP’s Connecting Communities Walk 2017 – PRESS RELEASE



Decatur, Georgia- November 1, 2017- Global Village Project (GVP) hosts its fifth annual Connecting Communities Walk on November 4th. CCW is a 4.8 mile walk along the PATH Trail between Clarkston, where most refugees start their new lives in Georgia, and Decatur, where our school is located. The walk starts at the Clarkston International Bible Church, 3895 Church Street in Clarkston  at 10 a.m. and finishes at the Decatur Presbyterian Church, 205 Sycamore Street, Decatur.  All community members are invited to walk with GVP’s parents, students, staff, and volunteers to support refugee girls’ education.

The registration fee for students is $15 and $25 for everyone else. All participants will receive a t-shirt. All funds raised will support the Global Village Project. To register to walk or to donate please visit:

This year, GVP will host an Open House immediately following our Connecting Communities Walk 2017. All CCW participants and volunteers, GVP family and community members, and supporters are welcome to explore our school to see our newly renovated space and learn more about our programs and upcoming events and activities for the 2017-2018 school-year!

GVP is a nonprofit, accredited special-purpose middle school serving teenage refugee girls who are just learning English and often have had interrupted educational experiences in their countries of origin. The students attend the school free of charge. GVP relies on private donations to support its educational programs. GVP is located in the Decatur Presbyterian Church.

Clarkston International Bible Church is at 3895 Church Street, Clarkston GA 30021.


For More Information Contact:
Erin Alred