Building Capacity for Service Without Borders

“Preparing contemporary learners to become globally competent is a `right now’ skill. Becoming world-ready is not an enrichment experience, but a necessity.”
Heidi Hayes Jacobs PhD, Columbia University

Entire seventh grade team from North Hampton School, NH, visiting the United Nations in New York City.

Entire seventh grade team from North Hampton School, NH, visiting the United Nations in New York City.

The briefing preparation could not have been more timely. On May 23, 2016, two days prior to departure for New York City, the entire seventh-grade team at North Hampton School in New Hampshire, (60 students, 4 teachers) were presented with an introduction to a workshop, sponsored by Artists Building Capacity as World Citizens, highlighting the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

To heighten awareness, to understand the commitment, and to personally work for the betterment of the world are lofty ideals; but service begins with awareness. An unprecedented 193 countries are committed to the goals and this next generation of decision-makers are at the forefront of meaningful change.

“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concern of all humanity.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you know of a school interested in developing a greater awareness of the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development, contact Artists Building Capacity as World Citizens for a free consult at info@abcworldcitizens.org.

For more information on the United Nations Global Goals click here.

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The Art of Serving Global Goals

A workshop sponsored by Artists Building Capacity as World Citizens.

The United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development 2030 agreement is a mostGlobal Goals Flags ambitious attempt by governments and organizations to channel collective action in service to raising the quality of life on this planet, for everyone.

An unprecedented 193 national governments have joined this challenge. Everyone has a part to play in this global “to-do-list” that the peoples of the world desperately need.

ABC-WC recognizes the power of the arts in creating awareness and inspiring responsible world citizens to serve the environment, human rights, and to support solutions for remedying conditions of extreme poverty around the world and in our own communities.

“The Art of Serving Global Goals”, a roundtable workshop, is an in-depth work-in-progress developed through five years of consultation, thought, reflection, discussion and research. A resource for both artists and creative service-minded people, this two-session workshop is suitable for youth and adults.
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