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Olivia McKellar

7 Questions with Olivia McKellar, GVP’s new English Language Arts Instructor!

We are thrilled to welcome Olivia McKellar to the GVP teaching team as our new English Language Arts/ESOL Instructor. Olivia will start in her new position with this upcoming school...
Families of GVP

A Look Back on 2021: Educational Equity and the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we look back on this past year, we are reflecting on the role that Global Village Project has played and must continue to play in advancing educational equity. The...
Summer Camp at GVP

Summer Camp Offers Long-Awaited Opportunity for In-Person Connection

After a year of remote learning, the ache to meet again in person was acute for GVP’s students and teachers alike. The opportunity finally came last month: for a week...

Reading, Learning, Growing Together: GVP’s DEI Book Club Reflects

Blog Post by GVP STEAM Coordinator Danielle Ereddia This June, we celebrated the one-year anniversary of our GVP DEI Book Club. The book club was born during the pandemic in...
Elizabeth Elango and her father

Of Dads and Daughters: Celebrating the Role of Fathers in the Career Choices of Their Girls

A few years ago, I came across a campaign that Devex, media platform for the global development community, was doing called “Power with Purpose”. In one episode, renowned economist, and...
Global Village Welcome Walk | Global Village Project

Local Friends Learn More about Refugees’ New Lives on Journey through Clarkston

What is it like to take your first steps in a new country? This summer, Global Village Project (GVP) invited local friends to “Walk with Her,” a GVP student, to...

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Lily Tova the therapy dog comforts refugee girls in Decatur

AJC | 12/1/19

Lily Tova barked excitedly and shook her gray pom-pom-like tail when she arrived for her most recent visit at the Global Village Project, a middle school for refugee girls in Decatur.

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What one group of refugee girls is thankful for this Thanksgiving

CNN | 11/27/19

Along a short hallway on the upper floor of Decatur Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, a blue banner stretches across the wall, packed with scrawled messages of thanks and words swelling with appreciation.

What's New At GVP | GVP Updates & News | Global Village Project

Elise Witt uses her new songbook to invite the whole world to sing

AJC | 11/20/19

Ever since Elise Witt moved to Atlanta in 1977, the acclaimed folk singer, educator and activist has made it her duty to foster community through song.

Education For Refugee Girls & Women | Our Challenge | GVP

One Girl At A Time

A PLUS | 10/18/19

Global Village Project is the only school in the United States designed to meet unique needs of refugee girls with interrupted education.

Strengths Based Approach Steam Education For Refugee Girls | GVP