Preparing young global citizens wins high marks for highschoolNGOconnect:
"It’s great to know that even though we are young students we can still contribute to making a change for others in different parts of the world."
—Sheyla Garcia, Student, Rosa Parks High School, Paterson, NJ
"Thank you for arranging this wonderful opportunity for Uplift students. Our very first Skype interview was informative and inspiring."
— Milagros Harris, Social Studies Teacher, Uplift Academy, Newark, NJ
"Our students had an opportunity to connect, via Skype, with leaders of NGOs throughout the world and they gained far more than they ever could have seated in a classroom with a book in front of them."
— Dr. Robina Puryear Castro, Principal, International High School, Paterson, NJ
"Wow, what a time! We ALL came away from that class inspired and even more interested than we were to begin with. What a great thing to see on the students’ faces!"
— Michelle Van Hoven, School-Based Arts Supervisor, Rosa L. Parks School of Fine & Performing Arts, Paterson, NJ
"An NGO will help you better yourself and your community. We need NGOs, not to make the world peaceful because that is not possible, but to make the world a better place. It’s always going to be a process. So stay true to that process. An NGO will take you there."