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The Courage to Live in DEI: GVP’s Journey

The work of diversity, equity and inclusion is not for the faint of heart. You cannot approach DEI strictly from ...
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GVP Students and Families Regain Footing During Pandemic

The refugee students and families at Global Village Project are persevering through the COVID-19 crisis one day at a time ...
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GVP Alumnae: Empowered Young Women of Color

This month marked a major milestone for a group of remarkable young leaders at Global Village Project (GVP): the one-year ...
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GVP Teachers Bring Black Lives Matter to the Classroom

As the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Rayshard Brooks have sparked national outrage and weeks of ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Farewell to Amy Pun, Form 1 Newcomer Teacher

Written by Anne Garbarino in collaboration with Katie Fowler Amy naturally possesses a seemingly unending well of patience and love ...
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Credo for a Pandemic: A Call for Inclusion

Inclusion is an essential value during this pandemic time in our world.  Inclusion is the valuing of the perspectives and ...
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GVP Delivers Food to Families During Crisis

At 9:15 am on a bright Friday morning, Denise Reidy-Puckett and Crispin Ilombe Wilondja are loading over a hundred bags ...
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Team Effort and Tech Make for Remote Learning Success

In a game of charades via Zoom, Ms. Anne Garbarino mimes brushing her hair to evoke a character from the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Teaching in the Time of Corona: A Reflection from Anne Garbarino

Anne Garbarino is the Form 2 & 3 English Language Arts teacher & Literacy Coordinator at Global Village Project, a school ...
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What does Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion look like in practice?

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are powerful tools to use to think through how we each move through the world ...
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GVP receives award from Georgia State University

This past December, Global Village Project was selected alongside Clayton County Public Schools to receive the 2019 Partnership Award from ...
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GVP’s new “Family Saturdays” deepen engagement with Clarkston community

On January 25th, Global Village Project piloted our first-ever “Family Saturday” to bring together members of the community served by ...
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Tribute to Education 2020 to feature Nasteho Ibrahim, Posse Scholar

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to not hold Tribute to Education ...
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Danielle Ereddia brings growing STEAM opportunities to GVP!

Since she joined the GVP Team in July 2019, STEAM Coordinator Danielle Ereddia has been building out new opportunities for ...
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“Your Dance Card”: Updates in GVP’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Journey

Your Dance Card Inclusion is when everyone is asked to dance... Equity is when no one gets a special invitation ...
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Basmat Ahmed Joins the GVP Team as Community Engagement Associate!

This fall, GVP began the search for a new visionary to spearhead Community Engagement, a fiercely compassionate team member focused on building ...
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From GVP to the Met Opera: A Dream Come True for Ms. Kimberli

GVP’s beloved Ms. Kimberli Render will be moving to New York City and leaving her current position as Arts Coordinator ...
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Students Bring Knowledge to Life in “Lifeworks” Author’s Tea

During GVP's second Authors’ Tea of the year, entitled “Lifeworks,” students showcased what they have learned about women who dedicate their ...
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