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Know Your Community
Know Your World
2014-15
For more than 30 years Global Ties Akron’s
programs have been strengthening academic,
corporate, organizational, and perso...
GLOBAL TIES AKRON INVITES INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS ,GLOBAL TIES AKRON INVITES INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, FU...
Each class will have 4-5 speakers from varied global, religious and ethnic
backgrounds throughout the school year.
*A spea...
Know your community - Know Your World Project
*Teams from each school will partner selecting a
matching country and create...
Refugee groups that have resettled in Akron over the past couple of
decades- 350- 450 per year arrive in our community- of...
IMMIGRANT GROUPS-IMMIGRANT GROUPS-
• An immigrant is a person who
Comes to live in another country-
Reasons: Education, Jo...
International Students / Scholars at The University of Akron: 1432
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE & GLOBAL EDUCATIONU.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE & GLOBAL EDUCATION
• Invested interest in next generat...
THE WORLD IS OUR CLASSROOMTHE WORLD IS OUR CLASSROOM
WHO ARE CITIZEN DIPLOMATS?WHO ARE CITIZEN DIPLOMATS?
Citizen diplomats can be students, teachers, athletes, artists, busin...
Encourage your family to host a international student for a short stay or a group
for dinner hospitality
Invite exchange s...
VIDEO:IRAQ & AMERICAN YOUNG LEADERS
EXCHANGE
http://uscenterforcitizendiplomacy.org/videos
Watch Video of IYLEP participan...
OUR COMMUNITY AS A RESOURCEOUR COMMUNITY AS A RESOURCE
Ethnic and Religious Diversity
International events
• Global Villag...
KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY-KNOW YOURKNOW YOUR COMMUNITY-KNOW YOUR
WORLD WEBSITE!!WORLD WEBSITE!!
http://know-your-world.org
KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY-KNOW YOURKNOW YOUR COMMUNITY-KNOW YOUR
WORLD ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER!!WORLD ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER!!
http...
Know-your-world.org
or
akroninternational.org
330-972-8296
Michelle Wilson, Executive Director – aifciv@gmail.com
Shannon ...
2014  kyckyw powerpoint- school intro session
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Global Ties Akron's global education program "Know Your Community-Know Your World" part of the #KYCKYW project.
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2014 kyckyw powerpoint- school intro session

  1. 1. Know Your Community Know Your World 2014-15
  2. 2. For more than 30 years Global Ties Akron’s programs have been strengthening academic, corporate, organizational, and personal ties between Northeast Ohio and the World. GTA highlights the many strong professional resources of Akron and Northeast Ohio GTA highlights the many strong professional resources of Akron and Northeast Ohio GTA creates positive views of Americans – helping to eliminate negative stereotypes. GTA creates positive views of Americans – helping to eliminate negative stereotypes. GTa builds mutual understanding of other’s cultures, situations, and beliefs. GTa builds mutual understanding of other’s cultures, situations, and beliefs. MISSION & IMPACT & EXPERIENCE
  3. 3. GLOBAL TIES AKRON INVITES INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS ,GLOBAL TIES AKRON INVITES INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS , RETURN PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS, REFUGEES, IMMIGRANTS….AS CLASSROOMRETURN PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS, REFUGEES, IMMIGRANTS….AS CLASSROOM SPEAKERSSPEAKERS
  4. 4. Each class will have 4-5 speakers from varied global, religious and ethnic backgrounds throughout the school year. *A speaker representing a refugee or immigrant group that has resettled in Akron *An international student or scholar speaker *A speaker representing a diverse faith present in our community- Islam, Judaism, Bahia, Sikh, Buddhist, Hindu...   Know your community  - Know Your World Project
  5. 5. Know your community - Know Your World Project *Teams from each school will partner selecting a matching country and create a power point presentation exploring: A day in the life of 6th grader in the selected country. *Journalistic Interviews– The class will prepare interview questions for the speaker and will create a video news report and a written news report to share with their partner class and to post on the Akronist—Akron Digital Media Center—as citizen journalists. *Lessons in peaceful change & conflict resolution- A class will represent a country and be given a scenario that requires the use of diplomatic skills. * Geography Bee http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/
  6. 6. Refugee groups that have resettled in Akron over the past couple of decades- 350- 450 per year arrive in our community- often from refugee camps or to because they can not return to their country of origin Burma, Bhutan, Somalia, Sudan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Russia, Ukraine, Iraq, Serbia….
  7. 7. IMMIGRANT GROUPS-IMMIGRANT GROUPS- • An immigrant is a person who Comes to live in another country- Reasons: Education, Job, Better Life, Freedom of Religion, Join other family members, In recent decades: Mexico, India, China, Russia, Ukraine, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Serbia, Pakistan Past groups: Ireland, Germany, Poland, Italian, Greek, Hungarian,
  8. 8. International Students / Scholars at The University of Akron: 1432
  9. 9. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE & GLOBAL EDUCATIONU.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE & GLOBAL EDUCATION • Invested interest in next generation of citizen diplomats •Youth Leadership Exchanges •Young Leaders Professional Exchanges •Increase in Teachers Professional Exchanges •Encourage more American Students to Study Abroad •Encourage educators internationally to interact globally • http://future.state.gov/ •http://diplomacy.state.gov/discoverdiplomacy/
  10. 10. THE WORLD IS OUR CLASSROOMTHE WORLD IS OUR CLASSROOM
  11. 11. WHO ARE CITIZEN DIPLOMATS?WHO ARE CITIZEN DIPLOMATS? Citizen diplomats can be students, teachers, athletes, artists, business people, humanitarians, adventurers or tourists. They are motivated by a desire to engage with the rest of the world in a meaningful, mutually beneficial dialogue. • DID YOU KNOW THAT IF YOU: • Work on an issue of international importance; • Travel on an international service project; • Host people from other countries in your home, workplace, school or community; • Have a passport... YOU ARE A CITIZEN DIPLOMAT! http://diplomacy.state.gov/discoverdiplomacy/
  12. 12. Encourage your family to host a international student for a short stay or a group for dinner hospitality Invite exchange student from your school or a local University to your home or to an event- school football game, bowling, etc. Eat at an ethnic restaurant Learn 1 or more foreign languages Study Abroad Time to get your passport ! How can students be citizen diplomats
  13. 13. VIDEO:IRAQ & AMERICAN YOUNG LEADERS EXCHANGE http://uscenterforcitizendiplomacy.org/videos Watch Video of IYLEP participants from the Bozeman group talk about stereotypes and what they learned through the young leaders program. Visit www.worldlearning.org for more information. Music by the Orchestral Movement of 1932.
  14. 14. OUR COMMUNITY AS A RESOURCEOUR COMMUNITY AS A RESOURCE Ethnic and Religious Diversity International events • Global Village Festival- Sept. 2015 @ Lock 3 Live • Cleveland International Film Festival March 2015 • Sharing the Seasons @ Summa Hospitals • Cultural Fairs & Festivals Northeast Ohio • International Education Week • Global Ties Akron International Thanksgiving Dinner November 2015 • China Week at The University of Akron, Oct. 2015
  15. 15. KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY-KNOW YOURKNOW YOUR COMMUNITY-KNOW YOUR WORLD WEBSITE!!WORLD WEBSITE!! http://know-your-world.org
  16. 16. KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY-KNOW YOURKNOW YOUR COMMUNITY-KNOW YOUR WORLD ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER!!WORLD ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER!! https://www.facebook.com/KYCKYW https://twitter.com/kyckyw
  17. 17. Know-your-world.org or akroninternational.org 330-972-8296 Michelle Wilson, Executive Director – aifciv@gmail.com Shannon Anicas, Program Director– shannon.anicas@gmail.com

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