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Athletes Unlimited’s Ray Santos Supports GVP

We're excited to be teaming up with Ray Santos, Athletes Unlimited and Give Lively as a non-profit beneficiary partner of Athlete Causes. Athletes Unlimited has created a new model of...
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Where Is She Now?

Tirhas attended GVP from 2015 to 2017. After GVP she went to Clarkston High School and earned her high school diploma. She is currently at Georgia State University studying computer...

Leveling the Playing Field

Once a week, GVP girls walk over to the Decatur Recreational Center for physical education. PE is a required class for all students and the girls love their time outside...
Dr. Lawyer

We Are Accredited

This month we welcomed Dr. Dwayne Lawyer of the Georgia Accreditation Commission (GAC) to GVP as part of our re-accreditation process which we have to do every three years. This...

GVP Parent Council Convenes

Six weeks have passed since the beginning of the new school year. Students are settled in the classrooms and used to the routine of the school. Teachers know their students...
Copy of Little Amal in Toronto - (c) Luminato Festival, The Walk Productions. Photography by Taku_Kumabe-LR-Z8N_3284

Join Us and Walk with Little Amal

GVP is proud to partner with The Alliance Theatre to welcome Little Amal on her journey across America to raise awareness on the challenges of refugee children. Little Amal –...

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Dear Decaturish – To welcome refugees, we need inclusive education

Decaturish | 6/24/21

Like many students across the country, Lucia, a middle school student in Decatur, spent the past school year online. She worked with her classmates to solve the math problems projected across her screen. 

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

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.

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

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.

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