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Global Kids Fundraiser to Support D.C. Students' International Learning Opportunities

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WASHINGTON, March 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This summer another group of D.C. students will once again have the opportunity to participate in a unique international study and travel experience called Global Gateways. It's part of Global Kids (www.globalkids.org), a non-profit that aims to help underserved youth better understand their world and how to grow their leadership skills so they can be influential voices at home and abroad.

On March 20 the D.C. advisory council for Global Kids will host a fundraiser to support these efforts. The event will take place at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and will include short remarks and video highlights of last year's trip to Haiti.

Ticket information is available at: http://bit.ly/YPSeGp

WHO: Global Kids' Washington, D.C. Advisory Council
WHAT: -Fundraiser to support D.C. students participating in Global Kids 2013 summer international travel
-Presentation of highlights of documentaries produced by GK Youth in Haiti with the Ciné Institute (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5mXbX6w18w&feature=share&list=PL7514FAA3F297D064)
WHEN: Wed., March 20, 2013
6–8 p.m.
WHERE: The German Marshall Fund of the United States
1744 R St., NW
Washington, D.C.


Global Kids, Inc.—the premier non-profit educational organization for global learning and youth development—works to ensure that urban youth have the knowledge, skills, experiences and values they need to succeed in school, participate effectively in the democratic process, and achieve leadership in their communities and on the global stage. www.globalkids.org

CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT: Adam Shapiro adam.shapiro@adampr.tv 202-427-3603

Source:Global Kids, Inc.