Global Kids - DC

Global Kids - DC Global Kids is the premier nonprofit educational organization for global learning and youth development. Global Kids, Inc. - the premier non-profit educational organization for global learning and youth development - works to ensure that urban youth have the knowledge, skills, experiences and values they need to succeed in school, participate effectively in the democratic process, and achieve leadership in their communities and on the global stage.
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Global Kids-DC is hiring for a full-time Senior Trainer position! Join our team and work to educate, activate and inspir...
01/22/2021
Job (DC) - Senior Trainer - Global Kids

Global Kids-DC is hiring for a full-time Senior Trainer position! Join our team and work to educate, activate and inspire young people. https://globalkids.org/job-dc-senior-trainer/

Senior Trainer (DC) Full-Time Position Global Kids, Washington, DC (GK-DC) is seeking a dynamic, creative, and driven individual with experience in youth development, global education, social justice activism, who has a strong interest in working with high school age youth. Job Description The Senio...

12/31/2020

Top 10 #10: Global Kids believes that young people are emerging leaders in their community and the world. GK-DC youth completed 14 action projects since March- creating songs about justice, zines on sustainability, letters to Council and logos of unity for posting.

12/30/2020

Top 10 #9: Global Kids responded in-real time to events of this year with space for our youth to process, deepen understanding and act on issues like the pandemic, racial injustice and the US elections. Check out this spring time capsule of youth interviewing family & friends.

12/29/2020

Top 10 #8: To deepen our knowledge of the world around us, Global Kids-DC hosted over 50 volunteers to speak to our young people during engaging forums, town halls and special events.

12/28/2020

Top 10 #7: After our summer program, 100% of our participants said that they would recommend Global Kids to a friend. Our six-week summer institute focused on activism, hosting amazing guest speakers and resulting in completed action projects and a week-long, youth-led summit.

12/27/2020

Top 10 #6: GK-DC couldn’t celebrate the successes in providing quality programming for our youth without the support of our incredible school partners. Big shout outs to staff at Anacostia High School, Ballou Senior High School, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Columbia Heights Educational Campus, MacFarland Middle School, McKinley Technology High School, and our Citywide partner schools for always lifting up GK-DC!

12/26/2020

Top 10 #5: GK-DC student engagement was impressively high for such a challenging time. Sometimes it looked different- pauses for comments, discussions in the chat and a lack of video, but youth participated fully, often expressing affirmations.

12/25/2020

Top Ten # 4: Record numbers of youth (35+) have attended GK-DC's monthly virtual college and career nights. We are tracking our 12th graders progress, and supporting them with next steps beyond high school. Last spring, despite the chaos, all 31 of GK-DC’s seniors graduated. Many of them going on to colleges, including George Washington University, Virginia State University and Hampton University.

12/24/2020

Top Ten # 3: Have you heard about our GK Guidelines? An essential guideline for GK, is safe space, to be challenged, to grow intellectually and emotionally. Always and especially now, GK-DC's priority is to create community for youth to connect with each other and caring adults.

12/23/2020

Top Ten # 2: This fall, Global Kids-DC has engaged over 144 regularly attending youth from across our sites, and 57 youth through our virtual summer programs.

12/23/2020

It's time for our 2020 top 10 reasons to celebrate! Since March, Global Kids-DC has provided 1,754 hours of virtual programming to over 220 youth through our year-long and summer programs!

Calling all young people! Join us Tuesday and Wednesday for two special events. Sign up here to get the link: https://ti...
12/15/2020

Calling all young people! Join us Tuesday and Wednesday for two special events. Sign up here to get the link: https://tinyurl.com/gk2020interest. Anacostia High School Columbia Heights Educational Campus Dunbar High School McKinley Technology High School Ballou Senior High School

The school year is in flux, but OST programs are ready to support families and young people. These vital programs are a ...
12/02/2020

The school year is in flux, but OST programs are ready to support families and young people. These vital programs are a source of stability, and help promote community and strong education outcomes. #WeNeedOST #OSTMatters

We are in the home stretch!! It's not too late for you to donate to Global Kids-DC for #GivingTuesday! Help us get to ou...
12/02/2020

We are in the home stretch!! It's not too late for you to donate to Global Kids-DC for #GivingTuesday! Help us get to our $5,000 goal! Any donation is appreciated and will help empower the next generation of youth leaders. We're counting on you! Donate at givelocaltogether.org/team/globalkids

Today is #GivingTuesday, and GK-DC invites you to make a difference, close to home. Donate today to support our work in ...
12/01/2020

Today is #GivingTuesday, and GK-DC invites you to make a difference, close to home. Donate today to support our work in your community. To help our youth, we are partnering with Catalogue for Philanthropy in DC to raise $5,000 at givelocaltogether.org/team/globalkids! Help us reach our goal!

Global Kids-DC is hosting a college and career workshop for its high school students on Thursday, October 15th! Interest...
10/14/2020

Global Kids-DC is hosting a college and career workshop for its high school students on Thursday, October 15th! Interested youth can sign up at https://tinyurl.com/gk2020interest. Anacostia High School Ballou Senior High School Bell Multicultural High School Paul Lawrence Dunbar School McKinley Technology High School

10/12/2020

Hey DC Youth!! There's still time to join Global Kids-DC this fall! Check out why you should join GK and fill out our registration survey at tinyurl.com/gk2020interest TODAY!! --
Anacostia High School Ballou Senior High School Bell Multicultural High School MacFarland Middle School and McKinley Technology High School

09/21/2020
Fall Virtual Programs Start Today!

Global Kids-DC starts its 4-day/week, virtual after school programs today! It's not too late to join. Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/gk2020interest

Anacostia High School @Ballou Knights Bell Multicultural High School (Chec) Dunbar High School MacFarland Middle School McKinley Technology High School

08/06/2020
Global Kids-DC International Changemaker Summit

Thank you to everyone who came to our 4-day International Changemaker Summit, a youth-led virtual summit all about speaking out and taking action!

Did you miss it? Watch our highlights montage below!

For our final GK Town Halls, two phenomenal guest speakers discussed education and immigration with our high school yout...
08/03/2020

For our final GK Town Halls, two phenomenal guest speakers discussed education and immigration with our high school youth.

Special thanks to Rhonda Henderson and Isaias Guerrero for helping us close out this summer on a high note!

Is it that time already?Yesterday, we celebrated the last day of GK-DC's Summer Institute and all of the hard work we di...
08/01/2020

Is it that time already?

Yesterday, we celebrated the last day of GK-DC's Summer Institute and all of the hard work we did over the summer.

Hope to see you all again very soon!

We work hard, play hard at Global Kids-DC. Play our virtual Jeopardy game, Social Movements in U.S. History, on Zoom! ht...
07/22/2020
Social Movements in U.S. History Jeopardy Template

We work hard, play hard at Global Kids-DC. Play our virtual Jeopardy game, Social Movements in U.S. History, on Zoom! https://bit.ly/GKjeopardy

A law that makes it illegal to discriminate against someone because of their race., An influential African American rights activist, co-founder of the NAACP, and author of The Souls of Black Folk., A 15-year-old woman who was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman on a crowded bu...

07/22/2020

The International Changemaker Summit is right around the corner! Register here: tinyurl.com/GKDCYouthSummit2020

Join us for a four-day international youth summit where you’ll get to meet youth leaders from all over the world, learn about different ways to enact change, and talk to experts about their experiences and best practices.

Sessions will take place from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT (UTC-4:00) on Monday, July 27th through Thursday, July 30th. Register for any day of the summit to gain access to all four days. Admission is FREE!

Schedule:
Monday: Media campaigns/Arts
Tuesday: Direct Service
Wednesday: Direct Action
Thursday: Advocacy/Legal

This summit has been created by youth, for youth. We hope to see you there!

Last week, we learned how to write and give elevator pitches like a pro. Special thanks to Dr. Sandra Rivera for her awe...
07/22/2020

Last week, we learned how to write and give elevator pitches like a pro. Special thanks to Dr. Sandra Rivera for her awesome workshop on public speaking!

Watch us build these community connections...Huge thanks to our amazing guest speakers, who spoke at our GK Town Halls o...
07/17/2020

Watch us build these community connections...

Huge thanks to our amazing guest speakers, who spoke at our GK Town Halls on BLM, homelessness, and gun violence. More insightful discussions to come! Black Swan Academy Empower DC Street Sense Media Sasha Bruce Youthwork Moms Demand Action

GK-DC’s Summer Institute has gone virtual! COVID-19 closings can’t stop us from learning, educating, and advocating on g...
07/17/2020

GK-DC’s Summer Institute has gone virtual! COVID-19 closings can’t stop us from learning, educating, and advocating on global issues. See some of the highlights below.

And yes, our virtual transition includes our awesome MacFarland middle school program!

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06/01/2020

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Global Kids stands with our youth, alums, partners, and supporters in demanding justice and equity for all the black lives in this country. #BLM #blacklivesmatter #knowjusticeknowpeace

05/12/2020
Ballou Senior High School

Global Kids - DC is proud to partner with Ballou Senior High School to support its students! We #ChooseBallou because of its incredible young people! Check out Global Kids youth leaders and our amazing Site Trainer showcased at -.34 mark for just one of the amazing opportunities the school offers. bit.ly/ballouenroll #uKNIGHTed #KnightsontheRise

Please check out this amazing video about all of the great programming at Ballou Senior High School. Families should #ChooseBallou because we have the best students, academic programming, love and care, sports, activities, and partner organizations that makes us your Ward 8 choice!! Receive an excellent education at home that prepares you for the college or career of your choice! bit.ly/ballouenroll #uKNIGHTed #KnightsontheRise

It's not too late to donate to GK for #GivingTuesdayNow! Go to bit.ly/givingtuesdaygkdc to make sure that Global Kids is...
05/05/2020

It's not too late to donate to GK for #GivingTuesdayNow! Go to bit.ly/givingtuesdaygkdc to make sure that Global Kids is still here to nurture DC youth in high-needs schools' social and emotional needs as well as provide resources to help them navigate this crisis.

Your support makes a big impact.

For #GivingTuesdayNow GK-DC is partnering with The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington to raise $5,000 by don...
05/05/2020

For #GivingTuesdayNow GK-DC is partnering with
The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington to raise $5,000 by donating to bit.ly/givingtuesdaygkdc. At Global Kids, we’ve pivoted from in person to virtual programming, ensuring that our DC youth in high needs schools still have opportunity to engage in dynamic leadership development, global education, college and career readiness, and civic engagement programs. And we are there to nurture their social and emotional needs as well as provide resources to help them navigate this crisis.

That's why we're inviting you to make a difference, close to home. You can donate right now to support our work in your community, while building the next generation of leaders who will think globally and act locally. Donate at bit.ly/givingtuesdaygkdc to support our work in Washington DC.

During this crisis, we know that community is more important than ever. COVID-19 has underscored why Global Kids is so r...
05/05/2020

During this crisis, we know that community is more important than ever.

COVID-19 has underscored why Global Kids is so relevant and needed today. By helping young people make connections between global and local issues, they become empowered to create solutions to complex problems that demonstrate how interconnected we are.

Help us continue supporting our youth this #GivingTuesdayNow by donating to bit.ly/givingtuesdaygkdc

Amid tensions between the US and Iran, GK scholars from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School - Washington, DC got a differen...
02/14/2020

Amid tensions between the US and Iran, GK scholars from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School - Washington, DC got a different perspective on Iranian life at the Freer-Sackler Gallery in the National Mall. The exhibit titled My Iran: Six Women Photographers featured photographs and other works of art that touched on gender equality, identity, political movements, and more.

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99 M Street SE, 4th Fl
Washington D.C., DC
20003

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Global Kids (GK) is committed to transforming urban youth into successful students as well as global and community leaders. Using interactive and experiential methods to educate youth about critical international and foreign policy issues, GK provides students with opportunities for civic and global engagement. For over 20 years, Global Kids has infused its programs with international affairs content and methodology to develop key 21st century skills in high school age youth including, literacy, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. Youth develop a greater understanding of human rights, international relations, and the role of civil society in shaping domestic and foreign policy.

Telephone

(202) 263-4552

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To date, Global Kids has established an impressive and credible track record and worked with more than 100,000 students and educators in New York City and beyond. Global Kids has enriched school environments through global education, community building, leadership development and personal skill building.

Global Kids programs have received national recognition for exemplary practices in international education, digital media programming, experiential learning, and youth development. The organization maintains strong partnerships with the NYC Department of Education, the Council on Foreign Relations, the United Way of New York City, and the After-School Corporation, among many others.

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GK-DC is hiring! If you are an educator and passionate about global education and social justice, take a look at the GK-DC Senior Trainer position.
DC friends -- please help spread the word!
Dear Friend, would love to see you at our event tomorrow evening! . If you are not able to attend, please consider making a contribution. Thank you for your support, always!
Join us this Wednesday at WeWork Wonder Bread Factory for our Spring Celebration. All proceeds from the benefit support Global Kids programming in Washington, DC!
Friends -- we are just one week away from GK-DC's Spring Celebration! If you haven't been to one of our annual celebrations -- you are sure to miss out on a night of inspiration, love, lots of laughter and great fun! Come join us and support our youth leaders and see them shine. Hope to see you there!