Tropical Storm Agatha

Global Brigades has been keeping a close eye on Tropical Storm Agatha, which made landfall in Guatemala on May 29th and is responsible for severe flooding and over 140 fatalities. Most damage and loss of life has been centered on Guatemala City, with El Salvador and Honduras also experiencing the storm’s residual impact. Agatha was […]

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2010 Chancellor's Achievement for Diversity Awards

Hi GB! I am Daniel Truong, president of UC Santa Cruz GB, and our organization was awarded the 2010 Chancellor’s Achievement for Diversity Awards. We were nominated for being able to bring a diverse set of students from all backgrounds, majors, and culture to partake in a variety of programs to make one huge international […]

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GB Auction Dinner

By David Swanson, May 7th, 2010 On April 23rd at 6:00 PM, the doors were opened on the First Annual Global Law Brigades Auction for the Seattle University and University of Washington Chapters. As people showed up to the event, they were greeted by several members of both universities, all of them eager to speak […]

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Being Part of a Global Movement: CGI U Conference in Miami

By David J. lee, NYU Global Medical Brigades Club President This past weekend, I had the honor of attending the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference in Miami, Florida.  The conference was filled with incredible speakers, panel discussions, and workshops, and brought together over 1,300 students, 100 University Presidents, and numerous National Youth Organizations […]

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Looking Back on our Exciting Brigade Season

By Michelle Menclewicz, Director of Student Affairs Interested in starting a club? Questions about our programs and how to get involved? Contact her: michelle@globalbrigades.org. Leave it to the student leaders of Global Brigades to redefine the meaning of spring break. This spring season over 800 students from the US, Canada, UK and Ireland went on […]

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It just keeps getting better…*

By Julia Rose Every few months or so, I sit back in my squeaky roller chair and think to myself, “You know, life just can’t get any better!” I feel content and imagine ways in which I can replicate this same sense of euphoria every day for the rest of my life. But the Universe […]

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Clinton Global Initiative on the Ground In Haiti

On Tuesday, January 12th, a devastating earthquake rattled the small island nation of Haiti, changing the landscape of the country forever. This tragedy has allowed national governments, charitable organizations, and average people to come together as a cohesive unit to bring relief to a nation that is in urgent need of it. Consequently, it is […]

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Think Globally, Drink Locally: Seattle University GLB Wine Tasting Event

The Seattle University School of Law is the first law school in America to establish a Global Law Brigades chapter on its campus.  This March, the school will send seven law students, one faculty member, and her husband to Panama for a week to engage a rural village in legal empowerment work.  Since obtaining recognition […]

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Student Highlight: Jonathan Lee, a passionate "Brigade Crasher"

JONATHAN LEE A passionate “Brigade Crasher”… Submitted by Michelle Menclewicz, 02/10/2010 Inform, excite and INSPIRE! That is what we hope all of our GB leaders set out to do! Jonathan Lee is one such student who represents the spirit of Global Brigades. Jonathan first got involved with Global Brigades when he joined the UC San […]

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Join the Conversation: Impact

To join the discussion, click on “Leave a Comment” at the bottom of the post. Global Brigades has created an unique opportunity for volunteers to impact the lives of others as well as their own lives. There are many moments and experiences that can impact and change your life, even help you to become who […]

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