My Host Brother, the Metaphor

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Today’s post comes from Lindsay Saligman with our partner organization Global Citizen Year.  Along with her passion to make education accessible and affordable for all, Lindsay hopes to speak Spanish without an accent and learn her place and responsibilities in the world during this bridge year. We chose this post to celebrate Lindsay’s humility in understanding her new […]

Learning to Love


Today’s post comes from Aliana Ruxin with our partner organization Global Citizen Year. Ali is passionate about sports, debate, and the ability to connect with others to build community. During her bridge year, Ali hopes to harness her drive to make meaningful changes in her community and herself every single day. She also hopes to […]

The Act of Giving


Today’s post comes from Henry Guyer, a student of Applied Cultural Analysis at Copenhagen University. While writing his thesis on encountering poverty, Henry has been working for an online fundraising platform for charities called BetterNow. Today’s post is a glimpse into what it was like to work in Nepal for one year and the many experiential and […]