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GVP Announces New Strategic Plan for 2021-2024

Global Village Project is excited to announce the finalized strategic plan for the next three years. The document is the result of work that took place over a six-month period...
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2021 Global Village Welcome Walk Presented by Delta Air Lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OR ACTION GLOBAL VILLAGE WELCOME WALK 2021  Global Village Project announces its 9th Annual Welcome walk, which till take place on November 6, 2021 at 10 a.m....
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Lifeworks Learning Unit Begins

Each of GVP’s quarterly learning units conclude with our Authors’ Tea.  Authors Teas are a chance to gather, celebrate our community, and allow students a platform to present their learning...

Community Day Recenters our Values

At GVP, community is first and foremost to a students’ learning and wellbeing. We believe that we must intentionally create an inclusive, welcoming environment: a safe place in which one...

Moments on the Trail: A Trip to the Hike Inn

When was the last time you were able to take a deep breath and just be present in nature? The ability to escape the distractions of our busy day-to-day is...
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Elizabeth Elango Named Co-Chair of Georgia Coalition of Refugee Stakeholders

GVP’s CEO and Head of School, Elizabeth Elango has been named the Co-Chair of the Georgia Coalition of Refugee Stakeholders, a position she holds along with International Rescue Committee Executive...

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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