Why Should I Create or Join a World Citizen Club?

Benefits for Students:

  • Learn more about human rights, world politics, and world peace
  • Work on issues that you are passionate about
  • Engage academic learning outside the classroom
  • Invite and listen to international speakers
  • Gain new global perspectives
  • Interact with others around the world
  • Network with peers and experts in the international community
  • Take local action with global impact
  • Stand out as an individual who takes action
  • Acquire multicultural competencies
  • Make a difference in your community and the world

Benefits for Faculty and School Administrators:

  • Support the educational mission of the school
  • Support the goals of inclusion and diversity in and out of the classroom
  • Promote social integration of the student body for learning purposes, particularly students from different backgrounds and countries
  • Provide opportunities for multicultural interaction among students, faculty, and staff with counterparts across the country and world
  • Share global educational perspectives and pedagogical approaches

“Being a part of a World Citizen Club helps students have a better understanding of the
different issues our world faces today. They have a chance to come up with different solutions and ideas and learn from one another.”
-- Semawit Hagos, World Citizen Club Member