GYC Village

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


By Nan Zhang (China) Rwanda, a country that I had never thought I would have an opportunity to go to, has become a turning point of my life. It was … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Words to GYC from UN High Commissioner

GYC had the chance to attend the NGO (civil society) meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, on October 24, 2012, and to ask a question … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

What is the most effective volunteering?

New York Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH)  Workshop By Cherilyn Sprague On June 26th, 2012 the Global Youth Connect delegation in NYC had the pleasure of having a workshop* put on … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Breaking Media Stereotypes

by Kate Novak In the modern world, most people have at least some virtual portal of communication. Whether it be through the use of Facebook or simply using a cell … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Gardening For Humanity

by Cher Sprague This past week the Global Youth Connect delegates from NYC completed their first two days of volunteer work with their organizations. For my volunteer placement, I chose … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Thirsty For The Human Right To Water

by Cher Sprague During the weekend break from the Global Youth Connect program activities, I went up to the bar at a restaurant and asked for a glass of water. The … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Economic Rights are Human Rights

by Cherilyn Sprague How would the United States be different if all Americans (and our government) considered a living wage a human right? When I came to Global Youth Connect’s … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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