Global Faces of Leadership
We have reached out across our alumni network and selected a variety of leaders to join the Global Youth Village this summer as guest presenters. Come and meet people making a difference every day by breaking down stereotypes, addressing community issues, building inclusive initiatives, and changing the world. The Global Faces of Leadership Series brings…Read More
Global Youth Village is 40 years old!
Building Social Cohesion – GYV 2019 Session B
“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture of their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits.” Martin Luther King Junior In 2017 and 2018 , Legacy International received grants from the U.S. Embassy London to conduct a two-week study tour for high school…Read More
Creating a Culture of Peace – Youth as Change Makers
There are moments in history, when the critical elements align for change to occur.–too many people are suffering, advances in technology/medicine/ research present solutions to previously unsolvable problems, and when communities with high concentration of youth voices cry out and say enough. In the United States today, high school students are standing up to…Read More
GYV Partners with Kranti to Train Agents of Change in Mumbai
Click the yellow button to donate to the GYV/ Kranti Scholarship fund 100% of your tax deductible donation goes towards to tuition of a girl from Mumbai’s red-light area who dreams of gaining the leadership skills to be an agent of change. *********************************************************** The Global Youth Village is a place where young people…Read More
Every Day is Earth Day at Global Youth Village!
Millions of people around the world gather to celebrate Earth Day with the goal of educating and mobilizing people about environmental issues. The first Earth Day celebration was held on April 22, 1970 and was pretty much responsible for giving birth to the modern environmental movement. At Global Youth Village, every day is Earth Day…Read More
An Interview with Charles
What was it like to be back at Legacy/GYV after 25 years? Gosh, it was like coming home. It was like being a prodigal son. I loved being there. J.E. Rash is like a brother to me so I was with family. And I got to see Laura Symons and many other friends whom I…Read More
Go Green: 10 Ways to be Green
Unplug appliances when you’re not using them. Or, use a “smart” power strip that senses when appliances are off and cuts “phantom” or “vampire” energy use. Wash clothes in cold water whenever possible. As much as 85 percent of the energy used to machine-wash clothes goes to heating the water. Use a drying rack or…Read More