GYC Village

blog posts from GYC's participants, alumni, & staff

Caught in an Oppressive System

By Kevin Tang I ran up to Brookie Maxwell’s Gallery 138 in Chelsea for barely an hour with the GYC group, but during that time I was able to truly … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

18 Year Old Camps

By Timothee Mwizihire I didn’t fully grasp what it means to live like a refugee before I met the youth living in refugee camps in Rwanda: Kiziba and Gihembe. Listening … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Do you want to stay or to survive?

By Aurelie Servalie (GYC Bosnia Delegate from France, July 2014) After 5 hours journey, we finally arrived in Srebrenica. Miki took us to the heart of the city, upright near … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

And they should get more!

By Maja Pecanac (GYC Rwanda and NYC Alumna from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Program Assistant July 2014 in Bosnia) When I was writing the political update for the GYC Bosnia Report from July … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Identification

By Sierra Kraft (GYC Bosnia Delegate from NYC, July 2014) As we walked the 30 minutes under a hot sun to the Reflection-Sejkovaca Identification Center in Sanski Most, I was trying … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reflecting on Srebrenica

By Aviva Silburt  The air was cool on that somber afternoon, and I felt a tense energy in the crowd around me as we waited for the men to carry … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Some Memorable Moments (Bosnia July 2014)

UN in Sarajevo By Cameron Macaskill Our last week in Sarajevo could not possibly have started out on a more energetic note that our morning meeting on July 14th with … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Wind of Spirituality

By Aurelie Servalie (GYC Bosnia Delegate from France, July 2014) Being a Muslim Bosniak is considered as an ethnic identity here in Bosnia, but it can also refer to the … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

An American in Sanski Most

By Melanie Dominski I first came to Bosnia in the summer of 2010 as a delegate with Global Youth Connect. I was in the middle of completing a two-year Master’s … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

48 Hours in Banja Luka

By Cameron Macaskill (GYC Bosnia Participant July 2014)   Day 1 Our first meeting of the day in Banja Luka was at a hotel café with Jelena Milinovic from the … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

A weekend “off” in Bosnia

By Sierra Kraft (GYC Delegate to Bosnia, July 2014) We had a scheduled free weekend on July 12th and 13th. On Saturday, some participants decided to attend a photography exhibition … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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