ERIC Number: EJ746919
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: N/A
YVUN Celebrates Its 4th Year!
Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, v18 n4 p12 2006
This article discusses the formation of the Youth Visits the United Nations (YVUN) program. The program began in 2003 with funds provided by the Ursula Thrush Peace Seed Grant. Its purpose is to bring middle school students to New York to attend sessions of the United Nations, allowing these adolescents the opportunity to learn about global issues from several perspectives.
Descriptors: Peace, Middle School Students, Global Approach, World Problems, Consciousness Raising, Montessori Schools, Early Adolescents
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Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York