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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 stands with Black lives

Global Village Project stands in solidarity with the Black community and all those protesting and fighting for a more just society. The incidents of deadly racial violence that we have...
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Day by Day

Yesterday, I spent the afternoon at school. It felt really good to be there but very strange, too. I sat in my office with a mask on, signing student transcripts...
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Change is Coming

I wrote my last blog one week ago, not imagining all that might happen in one week’s time. I am still trying to process all that is going on and...
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Book Clubs and DEI at GVP

Last Thursday, we completed our final day of post-planning for teachers. We ended the day with an all staff Zoom session where we checked in and shared our superhero powers...
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Literacies in Action

This morning in our team huddle, Ms. Danielle, our STEAM Coordinator, shared a story with us. It included chat messages between two students. She wanted us to see how one...

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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