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GVP Girls Paint for Peace

This January, I approached GVP STEAM Coordinator Danielle Ereddia about Global Village Project (GVP) girls participating in the Global Art Project for Peace exchange. Global Village Project is a nonprofit...
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Going Coastal: Students Explore Tybee Island for Experiential Learning Field Trip

GVP students had a special field trip this month. We spent two nights at the Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island to learn about the ecosystem of barrier islands. We...
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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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Ms. Anne’s Guinea Pigs, Ivy and Brownie, Visit Guided Reading Class

 "Two small and furry pets are coming to visit," I explained as I introduced our reading for the day. The small group of girls were gathered for an alternative version...
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Tribute to Education Returns May 15, 2022

Tribute to Education is our annual gala created to honor the achievements of our graduating class, as well as mobilize funding to continue our support for the existing and continuing...
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GVP Responds to Refugee Crisis in Ukraine

Thirteen years ago, the founders of  Global Village Project made a commitment to meeting the educational needs of refugee young women and preparing them for high school. Their vision stemmed...

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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