April 25, 2015

Voices From Our Network …

Three Issues that Matter to Our Generation

By Michael N. Many issues are present throughout the international community. Some of these have loomed for decades and some have appeared in a matter of weeks. To the global citizen, every issue matters because every issue can be solved to unite and aid humanity. But there exist three issues … [Read More...]

How to Change the World at 17

By Juliana F. The term “global citizen” to many young teens is defined as an elite, adult group of activists who make a huge impact on the world. In my eyes, that is not a global citizen. I have found that age truly is just a number. By no means is anyone limited by their age, … [Read More...]

Net Neutrality

By Adriel S. Net Neutrality is the principle that Internet Service Providers (ISP) and governments should treat all data on the internet equally, and not discriminate or censor certain websites or kinds of information based on the user.  Proponents of Net Neutrality argue that the central dogma … [Read More...]

When Calling Your Representatives…

By Nikhil Although many young adults are interested in and passionate about global issues, very few actually take the next step in becoming a global citizen, which consists of actually raising awareness for their cause and trying to make their own personal impact on the global issue. When asked … [Read More...]

My Story

By Madigan G. I come from a relatively large family, what with me, my brothers Daniel (14) and Adam (13), and my sister Cara (8). Being the oldest has always had it’s ups and downs, but in a recent conversation I had with Cara, I got a chance to understand the opposite end of the spectrum: being … [Read More...]

The Pathway to Becoming a Global Citizen

By Julia A. I am fortunate enough to live in the Washington D.C. area, so my commute to American University for the Global Scholar Program was not nearly as long as some of my fellow scholars. However, although I have always recognized the influence of the D.C. area, as some of the most prominent … [Read More...]

Global Citizenship

By Emily H. Being a global citizen can mean so many things in the world today. While some people take being a citizen of the world very seriously, many people across the globe do not feel that they have any responsibility to the global community. This is something that definitely needs to … [Read More...]