My advice to families considering this kind of trip is this: Even if you have some hesitation, trust that the experience will be transforming for your child and for your relationship with your child. My two granddaughters are totally different personalities, but the same positive transformation happened for both.
Learn More About Global Citizens Network…
Mission/Vision : Global Citizens Network seeks to share and promote the values of peace, justice, tolerance, cross-cultural understanding and global cooperation by providing opportunities for cross-cultural expeditions with indigenous peoples around the world.
Our Process : Through travel and educational opportunities, GCN educates and raises awareness about culture, sustainable development and social justice issues.
Why GCN? GCN seeks to develop authentic relationships between trip participants and members of the local indigenous cultures whom they serve. GCN strongly emphasizes learning, reflection, respect and understanding.
People of GCN : Find biographical information about the staff and board members of GCN. Everyone involved in Global Citizens Network is passionate about promoting GCN's core values and vision.
Testimonials : Participants recount their cross-cultural expeditions with GCN as being among the most powerful, meaningful experiences of their lives. Find out what they have said.
Harambee Newsletter: GCN provides quarterly newsletters (four e-version and two print mailings) each year to update things happening with our community partners, in the GCN office and throughout our network. Subscribe to receive emails or to join our mailing list.
In The News : Named one of the four "Best Volunteer Vacations" by National Geographic in 2007, Global Citizens Network makes frequent appearances in the media.
Partnerships : At its core, GCN is built on the values of collaboration and cooperation. Learn about the organizations we partner with to enhance the efforts of our organizational values and philosophy and foster mutual beneficiality.