Happy Women's History Month

This month & every month, we celebrate women's history, and commit to advocating for an inclusive, equitable world! We encourage you to explore the following resources:


Upcoming Opportunities


You're Invited: Please join us for the upcoming GCE-US Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice Meeting on Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 at 9am ET with speakers from the African Disability Forum, development Research and Project Centre, Education Cannot Wait, Sightsavers, International Disability Alliance & more!

Register at https://bit.ly/CoPMarch14 or RSVP by emailing Announcements@gce-us.org


Join us: The next GCE-US Coalition Meeting is on Tuesday, 21 March 2023 at 9 am ET.

Please register at https://bit.ly/March-2023-Coalition-Meeting or email rsvp@gce-us.org!


Join the GCE-US team! Are you an undergraduate or graduate student with a passion for advocacy to ensure access to quality, inclusive education for all children and youth? Apply today for the GCE-US Paid Student Fellowship. Find more details on the application process and role description via Handshake here! Email gceus.hr@gmail.com with any questions.

Apply by 1 April 2023: The Responsible Technology Fund to Power Youth Leadership is inviting youth and intergenerationally led organizations to submit proposals for initiatives that are shaping the future of the responsible technology movement and ideas to advance young people as a powerful force in the fight for a more inclusive and equitable technology ecosystem.

  • Click here to find the application, rules, and other information


GCE-US February 2023 Coalition Meeting

🥰 Thank you to all speakers and participants for your engagement and partnership! We greatly appreciated hearing from the following speakers:

  • Judy Lee, Program Manager, Library of Congress Awards Program
  • Celia Roskin, Program Administrative Support Assistant, Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program
  • Griffen Saul, Lead Associate of Volunteer Engagement, Save the Children Action Network
  • H.D. Wright, Youth Representative, Education Cannot Wait
  • Reverend Christine Dunn, Director of Community Engagement, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
  • Stephanie Luongo, Senior Policy Analyst, National Education Association Center for Racial and Social Justice
  • Sam Carwyn, Organizing Director, Black Lives Matter at School
  • Pierina Anton Lopez, Graduate Student Fellow, Global Campaign for Education-US
  • Katie Loos, Graduate Student Fellow, Global Campaign for Education-US 

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


CIES 2023 Highlights

Anny Lin, Pierina Anton Lopez, and Stephanie Peña at CIES 2023.

Alongside coalition partners, GCE-US participated in the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) Conference from 14-22 February.

Stephanie Peña, GCE-US Inclusive Education Coordinator, presented on benchmarks for disability inclusive education during the session, "National SDG 4 Benchmarks: A Formative Tool for Progress Towards 2023."


Education Cannot Wait High-Level Financing Conference

GCE-US and partners welcome the U.S. Government's continued commitment to students and teachers affected by crisis and conflict by pledging an additional $43 million to Education Cannot Wait (ECW) – the UN’s global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises – at the February 2023 High-Level Financing Conference (HLFC) in Geneva, Switzerland. 

  • Read more from the latest GCE-US statement here!

Now Online: We invite you to watch the recording of the ECW HLFC side event From Challenges to Change: Journeys to Disability-Inclusive Education and Learning Equity in Emergencies, co-organized with Action for Humanity, Education Cannot Wait, GCE-US, Humanity & Inclusion, International Disability Alliance, Light for the World, Send My Friend to School, Perkins School for the Blind, and World Vision.


Congressional Updates

Thank you to Senators Dick Durbin and Marco Rubio, and Representatives Chris Smith and Grace Meng for introducing bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Act of 2017 to equitably expand access to basic education for children around the globe! 

Please contact your Representatives and Senators today urging them to co-sponsor and support this important legislation and help children and youth around the world!


We want to hear from you!

>> Please share ideas through this brief survey on ways you/your organization would like to engage with the GCE-US coalition, and how you/your organization might be able to contribute, such as by hosting a coalition meeting in-person at your location, featuring your work and writing a GCE-US action blog, etc. 

We very much appreciate everyone's active engagement in GCE-US coalition, partner, advocacy, and community meetings and activities as dedicated coalition members, partners, supporters, and advocates! 


Please join us in supporting global education, girls’ education, disability-inclusive education, early learning, and education in emergencies/crises for children and youth around the world with the Global Campaign For Education-USPlease give today!


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