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GVP Alumnae: Empowered Young Women of Color

This month marked a major milestone for a group of remarkable young leaders at Global Village Project (GVP): the one-year anniversary of the founding of the Alumnae Advisory Council (AAC),...
Faculty from the Global Village Project, a school for young refugee women in Decatur, held a car parade through their students’ neighborhoods to celebrate their graduation May 16. Photo by Dean Hesse.

GVP Honors Graduates With Car Parade Through Clarkston

Above: GVP staff wave to families from inside their cars. Photo by Dean Hesse of Decaturish. Like many schools across the country, Global Village Project was not able to hold...
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GVP Delivers Food to Families During Crisis

At 9:15 am on a bright Friday morning, Denise Reidy-Puckett and Crispin Ilombe Wilondja are loading over a hundred bags of food into the Global Village Project bus with help...
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GVP Family Sews Masks for Healthcare Workers

While businesses have shuttered and people are staying at home, Yaser and Barwin Musa have not been idle. The Syrian couple, parents to multiple current and past GVP students, have...
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Rising Scholars Engage in Service and Leadership

“People feel better and comfortable when they feel loved,” says a Global Village Project student. In a virtual meeting, the students of GVP’s inaugural Rising Scholars Society are brainstorming about...
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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...