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United States: A New World View March 12, 2009
Joining Global Citizen Corps (GCC) opened up the world to Danielle Knott, linking her to a group of likeminded teens working to end poverty and showing her the ways she could take action in Portland, Oregon, her hometown.
West Bank and Gaza: Connections To Crisis January 7, 2009
When Cara Van Goder-Lasof's students returned to school from winter break, she had some sad news for them. One of the students from Gaza that they'd gotten to know over the previous months was dead.
India: Teen honored With Global Action Award November 24, 2008
Mercy Corps' Global Action Awards honor young people who have taken outstanding actions to fight global poverty. In 2008, Sindhu Ravishankar was one of four Global Action Award recipients.
New York Governor Paterson and City Leaders Help Launch Mercy Corps' New Action Center October 16, 2008
The Food Crisis: A Long-Term Focus August 11, 2008
This commentary was adapted from introductory remarks by Joy Portella, Mercy Corps' Director of Communications, during a recent event in Seattle featuring Mercy Corps' Guatemala country director.
United States: Finding an Answer Together November 30, 2007
We all have hoped for a better tomorrow. Global Citizen Corps (GCC), a national network of high school student leaders, helps thousands of people around the world who wait for an answer to their poverty caused problems.
United States: Encouraging Tolerance November 30, 2007
I can honestly say that I was the first one of my friends to learn what AIDS meant.