After the success of last year’s, “Take Care of Each Other” campaign leaders from Oregon City revamped their idea to make it bigger and better for International Peace Day 2012. In addition to the peace signs and photos they also organized a Peace Match bringing people from across the community together inviting them to set aside their...
Fifty youth from the Somaliland Culture and Sports Association (SOCSA) received five day civic engagement training from their Global Citizen Corps (GCC) peers in Hargeisa to officially join the GCC team already consisting of 167 youth across Somaliland.
Mohamed Meygag, also known as 'Mr. Action' said they plan to extend their...
My first experience with Global Citizens Corps began one week ago as a Regional Intern during the 2012 GCC U.S. National Training. Having never been a part of GCC, I wasn’t sure what to expect from the National Training, but I was extremely excited to meet other leaders, learn about them, learn from them, and work together to make a change.
Wajid Agha lives in Killi Barat, Quetta an area where people were very depressed and afraid of the street crimes. There might have been a very few lucky people who are not the victim of the street crimes .
A group of GCC leaders visited the Jordanian Parliament as part of Global Citizen Corps Peace and Conflict month activities.The youth participated in focus group discussion with the presence of the prime minister the discussion focused on the role of youth in positive change in the community.
Revolutions are moments of transition which, once passed, may not need replication. Instead, they lay down an agenda for political and social change that through reform, struggles and democracy may take decades or centuries to be achieved……
Youth leaders of Cyaad came up with an idea to design an action on the GCC theme of the month with the title of LET’S SAY YES TO PEACE AND NO CONFLICT.
The idea behind this action was to show solidarity with the most targeted and vulnerable community of Quetta recently dwelling in Mariabad.
Last Saturday a group of GCC leaders from the Portland area participated in an hour long video chat with Tunisian leaders in Gafsa. The GCC program in Tunisia is new and this was their first opportunity to meet US leaders. Before the video chat, none of the US youth had previously engaged with anyone from Tunisia.
It's not everyday that we get to talk to people from across the globe, face to face, about their lives, what matters and just get to know one another. This Saturday GCC leaders from Tunisia and the United States will be doing just that.
In honor of peace day Iraq GCC youth organized a festival to celebrate a unified nation, bringing together Arab Sunni and Shies, Kurds, Christians and Turks. The event started with some historical background of peace day in Arabic Kurdish and English.
The CYAAD Swat team and GCC youth organized an action called “One day one Goal” a football match on the 23 of September. A crowd of more than 1,000 people enjoyed the match and the crowd highly appreciated this event.