The New York Daily News has a sweet article about five New York teens who beat the odds by graduating. The story features Global Kids teen leader Sabienne Brutus!
It was a tough transition for Sabienne, who then spoke no English: “I was always walking around with a dictionary in my hand and trying to understand what people were saying.”
She was shy at first, mocked by classmates for her accent and for being Haitian. Then she became involved in Global Kids, a leadership program at her school, and began learning about other cultures and meeting students from around the world….
Check out the full article here.