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Inside Migrations Learning Unit

The Migrations Unit, one of GVP’s integrated units of study, is now fully underway. Across all forms, students are studying varying aspects of migrations. In this unit, students examine human...
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Mentors Meet and Match

GVP mentors had their first in person meeting since the pandemic began. The meeting took place at Decatur Presbyterian Church and was led by Mentor Coordinator, Michelle Kuperman. During the...
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An Educator and Entrepreneur: Fatima Salaam Joins GVP as Director of Development

By: Josephine Higgins Fatima Salaam always knew that she wanted to make a difference in the world. “I have always been passionate about women’s and girls’ rights, and that has...
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Students Celebrate National Poetry Month

By: Olivia McKellar and Johna Meldau National Poetry Month was launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996. “National Poetry Month reminds the public that poets have an...
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Diversity Equity and Inclusion in the GVP Workplace

By: Denise Reidy-Puckett, Operations Manager Forbes Magazine (May 2021) stated, “In light of the recent societal spotlight on racial justice and equality, many businesses have taken a renewed interest in...
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“Thank You, GVP Teachers” by Ayat Salameh

I absolutely appreciate all of the teachers at GVP. Every single one of them. They all have a special place in my heart and my life because each one of...
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“My Community,” A Reflection by Alumna Meh Sod Paw

After graduating from college in 2020, taking a transitional year has helped me reflect on all dimensions of my life. Ruminating has helped me realize the importance of not forgetting...
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“Why I Serve”: Han Pham, Vice Chair of GVP’s Board, Shares Her Story

The story of why I serve on the board of Global Village Project begins with my mother.  My mother and father were just 18 years old when Saigon fell in...
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GVP welcomes Elizabeth Elango Bintliff, next Head of School

Dear friends, partners, and caring community, I am thrilled to announce that after an exhaustive search, Elizabeth Elango Bintliff has accepted the GVP Board of Directors’ offer to serve as...
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Teaching in the Time of Corona: A Reflection from Anne Garbarino

Anne Garbarino is the Form 2 & 3 English Language Arts teacher & Literacy Coordinator at Global Village Project, a school for refugee girls. "Ping!" "Ping, Ping, Ping!" Has become the...