Legal Empowerment: A Wedding to Remember in El Espinito, Honduras

On May 17, 2019, students from the University of Southern California’s Legal Empowerment group of volunteers attended a wedding in El Espinito in the department of El Paraíso, Honduras.

Research With Global Brigades: Women’s Health Matters, Period.

Getting involved with women’s health research on and off brigade helped shape Olivia’s career goals. Learn more about research opportunities with Global Brigades.

All in a Weekend’s Work: Medical Alumni Brigades

We plan to engage hundreds of healthcare professionals and graduate students on Medical Alumni Brigades in the next five years and beyond. Participate in a brigade that fits your schedule and specialty as you tap into your passion for providing healthcare in rural Honduran commun…

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Medical Brigades with Specialized Care: Dermatology

When you sit down and talk with Dr. Jon Lee about his GB career you can see the passion and love he has for the organization. He often would say that Global Brigades “launched [his] career into medicine”. With the intention to return to Honduras on a brigade, he pitched the idea …

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What Global Brigades Taught Us About Leadership

Here are 8 things leaders from NJIT learned from their experience at the Leadership Institute in Honduras. When will you get involved?

It Takes a Village: How Partnerships Maximize Our Holistic Model in Honduras

Have you ever heard of the saying “It takes a village?” Not only is this the case for Global Brigades, it’s much more. For Global Brigades programming to succeed with the Holistic Model, it takes collaboration with partner communities, local and international staff members, volun…

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Pato Pato Ganzo: The Brigade Game That Connects Us

Now, picture yourself on your upcoming Medical Brigade. You are sitting in a circle with children from a partner community, community health advocates and volunteers, and two of your closest friends, all with a toothbrush in hand. You and your fellow volunteers have spent weeks l…

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From Volunteer to Staff: Shaping an Impactful Career

Having helped coordinate and support 321 brigades in 2018 alone, our Program Associates are key team members of the Global Brigades family. The link between the international team and local staff, Program Associates uphold the Global Brigades values and are strong advocates of th…

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Measuring the Impact We Make: GB’s Approach to Monitoring & Evaluation

What if you were told that your volunteer efforts were not having as big of an impact as you had hoped? What about a bigger impact? Monitoring impact is an essential part of sustainable development work. Read Liz’s blog about her firsthand experience with Global Brigades’ Monitor…

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The World Should Have Water

Collaboratively written by Global Brigades staff Happy World Water Day! We’re thrilled to share the action we’ve taken with volunteers, local staff and community partners to implement clean water systems, worldwide! With the help of the Water Brigades, we work with partner commun…

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