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

My Returns Home

By Tara Pipes (GYC Rwanda Alumna, Summer 2013) When I first flew into Kigali in July, stepping out of the airport into the open evening summer air, I knew immediately … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 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

The Duty to Education

By Tamuz Avivi The rest of the GYC in NYC group and I, were standing in the July heat, with the New York City Kids Creative  summer camp, asking children as young as … Continue reading

July 19, 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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