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INTRODUCING GLOBAL YOUNG LEADERS

Each year, more than 8,000 students and 1,500 teachers are directly impacted by the Global Young Leaders education program. It's the only education initiative in North Texas focused on global competence, with Junior World Affairs Council clubs on 75 local high school campuses (public, private, and charter).

 

GYL’s levels of membership include students, educators, campuses, and districts. Student, teacher or administrator, you are the perfect fit for one of our international opportunities!

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Share resources, learn about contests, engage with other JWACS, stay up-to-date on upcoming events, display achievements and more at www.gylblog.org

Educators are welcome to make an account for The Forum, on which they can post and comment about best practices and ideas.

Submit all posts, events, media, questions or comments to education@dfwworld.org or call the Education Coordinator at (214) 965-7102. A Council staff member will respond to your inquiries within 48 hours.

 

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MERGE Program
Applications open November 1- December 10, 2021

Monday, November 1, 2021 12:00 AM - Friday, December 10, 2021 11:59 PM

This is a prestigious program through the US State Department and the Stevens initiative with additional support from the Aspen Institute and the Bezos Family Foundation. Female students age 15-19 in the U.S. and MENA (Middle East/North Africa) will work together over the coming months on teen mental health and stress relief solutions. The program is administered by Global Ties and a few other partnering organizations like the World Affairs Council. If interested in applying, please email Jbowden@dfwworld.org.

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Teacher Programming

Broaden your understanding of the world and enhance your teaching practices through workshops, travel and other resources.

Student Programming

Find out how to start an on-campus Junior World Affairs Council. JWACs are your gateway to events and resources that raise your Global I.Q. 

Membership Benefits

Membership offers valuable rewards for students, educators, schools and districts. Participation in GYL pays off in knowledge, scholarships, grants and study tours. 

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