One World in Action

News, Events & Inspirational Student Stories


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One Worlders around the Globe Celebrate Earth Day

One Worlders from all over the world sent in their Earth Day celebrations and shared them with each other. Watch the video!

One World’s 2023 Communities of Learning & Practice: Climate Change

Our Global One World  Community came together on Saturdays from March 4th to April 1st to be part of our annual COLP (Communities of Learning and Practice). Over 100 OneWorlders
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Students from Claremont School in Ossining, New York met their global peers from Escuela Francisca Arizaga Toral in Cuenca, Ecuador and inspired each other to collaborate on EcoActs.
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One World + Westchester Green County USA

The Westchester Green County USA project is being led by three talented and passionate student leaders to help students, teachers and administrators measure, reduce and offset our school’s carbon emissions through the Dual Pledge, no matter where you are in the world.
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One of the highlights of this past October was the annual conference that members of One World’s leadership attended. As always, there were great ideas and takeaways shared with the educational community.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

We celebrated the end of Hispanic Heritage Month (October 14th) by conducting a global connection between Grady Elementary (Elmsford, New York, USA), Escuela Nicolas Sojos (Cuenca, Ecuador), and Centro Educativo Años Maravillosos (CEAM) (Guerrero, Mexico).
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Global Peace Foundation Partnership Helps Connect One World Schools through Global Connections

Through a partnership with Global Peace Foundation-Brazil, our Global Connections Program was able to bring together schools in Mexico and Brazil.
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Exploring Culture and Traditions between students from Ossining, New York and Cuenca, Ecuador

The fourth grade dual-language classroom from Ossining, NY, USA and the fourth grade students from Cuenca, Ecuador presented and learned about each other’s unique and diverse cultures.
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Introducing Classrooms – Ossining, NY and Guerrero, Mexico

Students from Claremont school in Ossining, New York and students from Centro Educativo Años Maravillosos (CEAM) in Guerrero, Mexico were introduced to each other through the Global Connections program and learned about each other. 
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First Global Cultural Day

This year we celebrated our first Global Cultural Day with students from Clubs around the world participating to sharing their cultures.
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One World Students from two countries celebrate Hispanic Heritage together

One World Global Connections students came together virtually to celebrate Hispanic Heritage.
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Westchester, NY Schools are Leading the Way to become Green County USA

One of the important rational of the Let’s Go Zero campaign is to involve youth directly in solving the climate change challenge. To that end, One World is working with Westchester County to encourage Westchester youth to come together in an effort to help Westchester County become recognized as Green County USA.
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Translating Sustainable Development Goals into Native Languages

In Guerrero Mexico, a One World group presented the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in Native Languages during a global conference.
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Connecting Classrooms Around the World

During very lively and dynamic presentations, students from the US & Mexico talked about food, customs, music, and other important aspects of their culture.
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Campamento Tortuguero Turtle Release

Students from Guerrero, Mexico and Connecticut, USA witnessed the release of 10 turtles into the sea via virtual event on June 17, 2021.