If you’re interested in actively shaping a more inclusive, peaceful, and sustainable world, we encourage you to get involved. Club activities include ongoing web-stream seminars that connect you with humanitarians from TakingITGlobal and The Centre for Global Education.

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Current Projects

New Opportunities

  • Resistance Art—Virtual Meeting December 7th: Celebrate International Day of Human Rights through a series of fun and interactive activities. This video conference will explore how the visual arts can bring awareness to social issues, conflicts, and oppression.  If you are an artist of any medium—visual art, dance, music, slam poet, rap, graffiti or otherwise—and you would like to connect with like minds, contact Janie Zwack before October 31st.

Livestream Events

The Centre for Global Education streams events with topics ranging from Child Soldiers to Resistance Art. Use the livestream link to view all upcoming events. You can join an event live, and use social media to ask questions during the event, or watch the event at a later date.

Contact Colleen Sereda if you have passion for any of the topics and want to participate.

Upcoming Projects

International Student Led Project:  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: January 2018 – March 2018

Join youth from 12 of the oldest and largest cities from around the world as they synthesize climate change impacts, common global vulnerabilities, and the top risks that concern them and their cities. This global scale project will be presented at the IPCC event held in Edmonton, AB, March 2018. More info to come.

First Nations Children and Human Rights (Spring 2018)

Students will explore human rights advocacy in response to inequities in First Nations children’s rights and consider potential responses to these issues. More info to come.

 

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Past Student Work

Student Projects

Through Going Global, ADLC students have contributed to the following projects, among others:

Going Global club members have had numerous opportunities to present their work to local and international leaders at events around the world. Students participating in Going Global through The Centre for Global Education have been featured in headlines for their work:

Student Gallery

Going Global on the Web

Going Global works in partnership with The Centre for Global Education, an Edmonton-based high school program created to provide students with learning opportunities fit for the 21st century.

The Centre works with partners like Microsoft, UNESCO Associated Schools, and Taking IT Global to help students from Canada and around the globe collaborate on issues that matter.

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