Global Citizen Year Searching for its Founding Class of Fellows

picture-81Guest contributor Wil Keenan is a program associate at Global Citizen Year.

Global Citizen Year (GCY) is building a new generation of Americans to lead the fight against global poverty. Each year, we select and train a diverse cohort of emerging leaders who will participate in a transformational “bridge year” between high school and college.

With our support, GCY Fellows defer their college enrollment and spend a year living with families and working as apprentices with community organizations in Asia, Africa, or Latin America — learning a new language, re-shaping their sense of themselves in the world, and preparing to begin college with global perspective and a clearer sense of purpose.

GCY is currently conducting a national search for its founding class of Fellows. We are looking for a diverse group of Continue reading