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Happy Pride Month & Juneteenth from GCE-US!

This month β€” and always β€” we invite you to join us in solidarity to celebrate Pride Month and Juneteenth, and reaffirm our strong commitment to supporting LGBTQ+ and Black communities around the world, including children, youth, students, and educators.

Get involved & check out the fantastic resources below:


Upcoming Opportunities

πŸ—“οΈSave the Date

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✨ Don't miss it: please join #GCEUS and advocates for the upcoming July 2023 Coalition Meeting on 12 July 2023, 9:00am - 10:30am ET!


Apply to Join the SDG4 Youth Network!

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πŸ“’ Are you a member of a student or youth organization working to advance the SDG4 goal and targets? Apply today to join the SDG4Youth Network and be part of the #LeadingSDG4 movement! The SDG4Youth Network is designed as an open, inclusive, and representative platform of youth and student groups in shaping global education policies within the renewed Global Education Cooperation Mechanism (GCM) and the global apex body for education β€” the SDG4-Education 2030 High-Level Steering Committee (HLSC).

⏩ Read the criteria and apply by 15 June 2023, 11:59pm CET: www.sdg4education2030.org/join-sdg4youth-network-2023


USAID Leading Through Learning Global Platform:

2023 Call for Concept Notes

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πŸ“£ The USAID Leading Through Learning Global Platform and its 3 Learning Networks, the USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network (ECCN), the USAID Global Reading Network (GRN), and the USAID Higher Education Learning Network (HELN), invite members to submit Concept Notes proposing activities over the next year. To learn more, please click here, or email to LTLGP_Proposals@edc.org.

πŸ‘‰πŸΎ All concept notes must be submitted to the USAID online submission form by 15 June 2023, 11:59pm ET.


Join USAID LTLGP members for a Workshop on Educational Indicators in August 

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πŸ”¦ Join USAID Leading Through Learning Global Platform (LTLGP) members from OREALC/UNESCO Santiago as they explore this question, "How might we best collect reliable education data in complex changing environments affected by crisis and conflict?"  from USAID’s Education in Crisis and Conflict Learning Agenda during a two-part web event, which will focus on returnees and education in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. Presenters will share a framework that seeks to address the data gap in educational access, progression, and achievement of returnees in Central America.

⏩ To participate in the August 16, 2023 virtual workshop, please email usaideccn@edc.org before June 15, 2023. You will be sent a registration form that the organizers will use to craft the workshop topics. The number of participants will be limited to ensure the event is participatory. Please only complete the emailed form if you are fully able to participate.


Participate in an AMP Global Scholar Summer Workshop on Gender, Climate, and Youth Development

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✨ AMP Global Youth is leading a Gender, Climate, and Youth Development summer workshop, and has generously offered a few funded spots for youth leaders in the GCE-US network. The program will be held from 26 June to 2 July online and in Washington, DC!

🌏 Apply at www.GlobalScholar.org if you're interested in this fantastic opportunity.



Global Action Week for Education Coalition Meeting

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On 23 May 2023, GCE-US convened the Global Action Week for Education 2023 Coalition Meeting, which included discussions on ensuring the human right to quality public education, decolonizing education financing, ending school-related gender-based violence & more! #GAWE2023 #20YearsGAWE #DecolonizeEducationFinancing

A massive thank you to the following speakers for sharing their powerful insights:

In case you missed the GCE-US GAWE 2023 Coalition Meeting, please watch the recording here and subscribe to the GCE-US YouTube channel!


Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice

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A massive thank you to the following speakers and all participants for sharing their expertise at the Inclusive Education & Childhood Community of Practice Meeting on 31 May 2023. 

In case you missed the Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice Meeting, please watch the recording here!


🚨 New Blog Alert

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🚨New Blog Alert! β€œAs we engage with the work of #DecolonizingEducation and reflect during #GAWE2023, we should be prompted to critically question the very idea and implications of 'global' education and to interrogate why the system, our organizations, and we ourselves function in the ways we do.” - Amlata Persaud, Ed.D. Childhood Education International

Read it here ➑️ https://www.gce-us.org/decolonizing-education-through-diplomacy/


Take Action

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πŸ“’ Take action & tell Congress today: Don't cut International Basic Education funding! Contact your U.S. Representatives and Senators directly via https://bit.ly/FY24GlobalEd and use the FY24 U.S. Global Education Appropriations Action & Social Media Toolkit

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πŸ’‘ Join us today by contacting your U.S. Representatives and Senators directly at https://bit.ly/read-act-reauthorization and use the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Reauthorization Act of 2023 Toolkit to urge your U.S. Representatives and Senators to co-sponsor and pass this critical bill in support of equitably expanding access to basic education for children around the globe! 

  • All voices are important! To join the READ Reauthorization Act Advocacy Taskforce, please email: jrigg@gce-us.org!
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πŸŽ“ Are you looking for a meaningful gift, such as for Father's Day, birthdays, or graduations? All are invited to donate, including an easy option to give contributions in honor of loved ones to support children, youth & educators around the world! 


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