GYC Village

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

Beyond Economics

By Axel Västermark On the plane from Stockholm to New York I finished Joseph Stieglitz’s book The Price of Inequality, which I had not put down since I bought the … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment


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

Malnutrition in a Refugee Camp and My Inspiration to Overcome It

By Moise Dushime (D.R.C.) Chronic malnutrition is the lack of a balanced diet that can help a human being to survive. Chronic malnutrition is one of the problems that affects … 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

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

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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