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Remote Work Brings New Opportunities for Innovation and Connection at GVP

Since the pandemic began, many employees across the country have found themselves on their couches on Zoom, attending the meetings they once had in conference rooms. Pre-pandemic, only about 3%...
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GVP Alumna Gives Back through Summer Internship

Wise, soft-spoken, and determined, Niza Vang is actively working to better the world around her. This summer, the 2014 graduate of Global Village Project returned to intern at her alma...
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Jasmine Verreen, Newcomer Teacher, Jumps Into New Role at GVP

From left to right: Dr. Cassie Leymarie, Katelynn Villari, and Jasmine Verreen. With her love for adventure and willingness to dare greatly, Jasmine Verreen could be bringing no better approach...
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GVP Begins Twelfth School Year Amid Pandemic

On Monday, August 17th, Global Village Project began its twelfth school year, transformed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Like many schools across the country, Global Village Project decided to continue...
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We are lifelong learners. 

I am incredibly tired today, physically worn out. It took a very different kind of attention, focus, and energy to be at school with new students and families this week--to...
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GVP welcomes Elizabeth Elango Bintliff, next Head of School

Dear friends, partners, and caring community, I am thrilled to announce that after an exhaustive search, Elizabeth Elango Bintliff has accepted the GVP Board of Directors’ offer to serve as...

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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