Project Profile

Global Nomads Group (GNG)

project locations
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain
  • California
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kentucky
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • New York
  • Oman
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Syria
  • Texas
  • Tunisia
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Yemen
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Campfire, Global Nomads Group’s (GNG) flagship program, focuses on virtual storytelling – an interdisciplinary and powerful vehicle for youth to build empathy, self-awareness, and global understanding.

Campfire uses technology to integrate different perspectives and knowledge into the classroom, allowing participants to learn about their international peers. By exchanging their personal stories with one another, youth reflect on their families, cultures, communities, and contexts, and see themselves as actors in the world. Learn more.

  • Number of Participants: 4,276
  • Participant Age Group: Middle School/Grades 6-8 and High School/Grades 9-12
  • Partners in the United States: California – Citizens of the World, AltSchool, Vista Unified School District; Kentucky – Kentucky Educational Development Corporation (KEDC), Greenup County High School, Madison Central High School, Russell High School; New York – Multicultural High School, Y Roads of East New York (part of YMCA of Greater New York), NIA Community Services Network at PS/IS 192; Texas – KIPP Connect Charter Schools, Houston Academy for International Studies
  • Partners in the Middle East and North Africa: Jordan – Madrasati Jordan, Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD), Ibdaa Karak; Morocco – Moroccan Association of Teachers of English (MATE); Palestinian Territories – Madrasati Palestine; Tunisia – TESOL Tunisia
  • Project Duration: April 2019 to June 2022

Global Nomads Group’s Student to World is a participating program in the Join a Program and Mobilize Youth Participation pathways.

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