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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...

Role Models and Trail Blazers

In January 1986, I was a fourteen-year-old girl, almost exactly the same age on average as our students at GVP, and I can vividly recall watching the Space Shuttle Challenger...

The Practice of Love

In this time of online learning and virtual connections, I often see hearts and heart-filled emojis showing up in our emails, texts, and chat messages, even in those for school...
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Leading with Wisdom

This weekend GVP released a beautiful video from Nasteho, one of our incredible and inspiring GVP alumnae. She was recently recognized as a Posse Scholar and was accepted at...
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Our Shared Losses

This week we learned of the DeKalb County School District’s (DCSD) plan for the end of the school year. In general, GVP aims to follow their lead and calendar because...

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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