Young People Global Edge

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Year Founded:
2018
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Sanya Weston
Main Address:
42705 Grand River, Suite 201
Novi, MI 48375
Detroit PAL location
Detroit, MI 48221

What We Do

Changing the world one student at a time.

We create the next generation of global citizens by exposing African-American youth to international travel, leadership development, entrepreneurship, education, careers, cultural immersion, and sports. Offering a global edge allows students to broaden their worldview in their everyday lives and have a positive impact on their communities and the world.
This offers a pathway into foreign affairs, ambassadorship, international relations, and many other areas that result in a global impact.

Our Learning Journeys take students on virtual educational tours to countries abroad where they learn about the history and culture of the destination from our international team of professionals. Students will hear from educators, entrepreneurs, athletes, artists, and other business professionals who meet the standards of our 5-pillar curriculum. Topics will include but are not limited to diplomacy, advocacy, and social justice, climate change, cultural practices, international educational and career options, sports, and the arts.

We offer international life training and job readiness skills through summer internships

We prepare students for the US Youth Ambassadors Program, we are pleased to announce we have two students that will participate in the 2021 US Youth Ambassadors Program with Brazil. Our Youth Ambassador, you are now part of the US Department of State’s prestigious global network of exchange participants.

Interesting Info

We have supported over 200 students and giving scholarships and prepared students to be selected as Youth Ambassadors with the US State Department
Only 5% of Americans studying abroad are Black. We’re changing this story, giving our youth a global edge through international travel, education and careers.
We create the next generation of global citizens by exposing African-American youth to international travel, leadership development, entrepreneurship, education

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Volunteer Opportunities

International Ambassador
Repeats every day until Thu May 05 2022.
Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Fundraiser Cheerleader
Repeats every day until Fri Oct 01 2021.
Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Corporate Volunteering Day Lead
Repeats every day until Fri May 06 2022.
Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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