GYC Village

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

Turikumwe!

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

The Peak of the Mountain

By Jean Baptiste HARAGIRIYAREMYE It was on 16th June, 1976 when Soweto high school students took to the streets in a peaceful protest against the use of Afrikaans (a language … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Youth Learn! Youth Teach! Youth Perform!

After performing Cambodian Classical Dance in support of Transgender Rights in our Human Rights in the USA Program last summer, Kanal Khiev gave a workshop on how to use the … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 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

Safe Passages

Juvenile Justice Project and Safe Passages By Nina Vershuta Our meeting with the Juvenile Justice Project of the Correctional Association (CA) of NY was the first of many organizations concerning … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Radio for Human Rights

WBAI Radio Reporting by Cherilyn Sprague On July 02, 2012 the Global Youth Connect youth delegation visited WBAI in NYC, a completely listener supported radio station broadcasted from the Empire … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Freedom of Speech as a Watch Dog

By: Tamuz Avivi Sticks and stones may break my bones, and words can hurt too. Freedom of speech can be very easily used as a weapon: When he was elected … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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