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Global Potential

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: March 31, 2013, 2:33 PM

February 5, 2013, 4:05 AM
Global Potential (GP) said
New GP Director Position available! February 5th - deadline March 30th, 2013

Description

MISSION

Global Potential's mission is to empower youth andcommunities around the world to energize each other through education, international service learning, social entrepreneurship and cultural exchange

WHO

Each year, Global Potential trains 500 youth aged between15 to 23. These youth have high potential and self-vision to become leaders, changemakers and social entrepreneurs in their urban and rural low-income communities around the world. Most GP participants are first generation immigrant youth and originate from dozens of countries.

Global Potential's holistic model positively transforms the lives of urban youth.They shape the future and become leaders and entrepreneurs in business, community development, education and politics

HOW

Global Potential provides youth and communities the leadership and entrepreneurial skills to create renewed life perspectives to affect positive change locally and globally. GP employs an holistic year and a half methodology that trains youth to become leaders through:

-media advocacy

-social entrepreneurship

-global awareness

-community development

-service-learning

GP empowers hundreds of passionate and dedicated volunteers to impart the GP programs

WHERE

Northern Hemisphere

Global Potential operates out of 16 high schools and GED programs in the US, France, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Nicaragua. GP's headquarters arelocated New York City, with considerable work carried out in Brooklyn, Bronx, Harlem, Queens and Washington Heights.GP Boston supports students living in Roxbury, Fenway Dorchester and East Boston. GP France is locatedin Paris, and works with youth from La Courneuve and Le Blanc Mesnil.The weekly workshops occur in partner schools and GP offices

Southern Hemisphere

All rural villages are carefully selected to welcome GP youth for 45 days ofinternational cultural exchange and community projects during the months of July and August. GP actively works in marginalized rural villages in the southwest Dominican Republic (Batey 1,Batey 7, Batey 8, Batey 9, Batey Cuchilla and Los Blocks de Mena); in Haiti, (Cité Soleil, Terre Froide and Bas Gormand); and Nicaragua (El Hatillo and Las Minas, in the department of Matagalpa).

Global Potential (GP)'s listings

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  • Media Curator - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    May 21, 2014
    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Description:
    Global Potential Global Potential (GP) is a flagship project of Global Potential, a non-profit umbrella organization founded in 2007. Global Potential provides...
  • Video Editor - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    May 21, 2014
    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Description:
    Global Potential (GP) is a flagship project of Global Potential, a non-profit umbrella organization founded in 2007. Global Potential provides urban youth from ...
  • Adobe Youth Educator - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    April 7, 2014
    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Description:
    Job type: Volunteer Job location: NYC Location of the office – 39 Eldridge Street NY, New York 10002 Salary and benefits: unpaid Commitment h...

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    Natalie Espino image

    Natalie Espino

    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Details:
    Volunteer
    Louis image

    Louis

    Location:
    Lyndhurst, NJ, US
    Details:
    Fan, Volunteer
    Laura Mortara image

    Laura Mortara

    Location:
    Amman, Amman Governorate, Jordan
    Details:
    Fan
    Jessica Kolstad image

    Jessica Kolstad

    Location:
    Seattle, WA, US
    A P image

    A P

    Location:
    new york, NY, US
    Details:
    Fan
    Global Potential image

    Global Potential

    Location:
    New York, Boston, Paris, Haïti, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Senegal, NY, US
    Potential image

    Potential

    Location:
    New York , NY, US
    Details:
    Fan

Contact information

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Website:
http://www.global-potential.org
Address:
New York, NY, US
Date Founded:
2007

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