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The Nicaragua I Know

Dear Global Glimpse Community, I have struggled to find words to express everything I have felt since protests flared up following the announcement of new social security laws in Nicaragua on April 18th. It’s a mixture of fear, anger, sadness, and outrage.     Global Glimpse would not exist without Nicaragua. The lessons I learned ... READ MORE

Recent Posts

It’s official! We Have Expanded to Chicago!

Global Glimpse has expanded to the Midwest! We are excited to announce that we have launched our Chicago program in partnership with 10 high schools in the Chicagoland region during the Fall of 2015. We will be serving over 100 students and 15 educators from 10 Chicago highs schools this summer and can’t wait to get started! With that said, we... READ MORE

We Expanded to New York!

Global Glimpse went bi-coastal last year! We are excited to announce that we launched our New York program in partnership with 10 public high schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan last year. We served over 100 students and 10 educators from New York in 2014 and are continuing to grow each year. We celebrated our launch with a huge... READ MORE

Teacher Testimonial – Nick Busselman

Question of the Day: How does development connect with the mentalities and cultural values of communities? As the group moved into its third and final week of the trip, as the community service project begins to take center stage in the mind’s and heart’s of the students, I felt it was important to slow down a bit and take stock. In two weeks... READ MORE

One Year in Ecuador: Global Glimpse alumni embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

We couldn’t be more proud of 2011 Global Glimpse alumni Canaan Belete and Atsina Allen who spent a bridge year before college in Ecuador with Global Citizen Year! Motivated by their life-changing experiences with Global Glimpse in Nicaragua during the summer of 2011, Canaan and Atsina applied to spend a year before college living, working, and... READ MORE