Global Issues Network

The Global Issues Network (GIN) nurtures and mobilizes trans-generational communities of global citizens to build a just and sustainable future. A GIN project gives students a chance to work locally to address shared global issues.

At SCS, the Santiago Outreach Program assists individuals, groups, and programs that are dedicated to improving the local community. Students become leaders in an initiative of their choosing and other members act as support. Projects include everything from clean water initiatives and building libraries in bookless communities to imagining free energy by turning biodegradable waste into methane gas for cooking in the poor communities near the Santiago landfill.

GIN conferences give students the opportunity to present their projects and be inspired by the work of others. One student put it this way: "SCS trains us in leadership and, at the GIN conference, we have the opportunity to be the leaders."

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