Global Citizenship Project

  • JPS Global Citizenship ProjectThe Ӱ Public School's (JPS) Global Citizenship Project presents an incredible opportunity for eleventh-grade scholars to travel to partnering schools in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. Throughout the school year, students connect with peers from various cultural backgrounds, fostering a deeper understanding of global perspectives and creating lasting friendships.

    Benefits

    Participating in this program is not just about travel. It's about personal growth and skills development. JPS scholars will engage in a collaborative learning experience, critically examining issues regarding equity in different social and economic contexts. They will develop valuable skills such as team-building, research, journalism, social activism, and public speaking. Moreover, they will also have the chance to:

    • Learn about the educational and cultural background of their peers in Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria.
    • Work together to create educational materials to enhance their peers' understanding of their communities' rich history, culture, and the communities they plan to visit.
    • Travel to Washington, D.C., Lagos, and Abuja, Nigeria, without incurring expenses.

    By participating in this project, JPS scholars have the power to make a real difference. They can broaden their horizons, expand their knowledge, and become better equipped to impact the world positively. This is not just a project; it is a platform for change.

    For more information on this project, email Jana Williams or Benita Donald, or call (601) 960-8725.

    The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation | Ӱ Public Schools

Last Modified on June 24, 2024