Changing Destinations in collaboration with Jasiri Girls Empowerment Group was invited to lead a delegation of women and girls to the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW64) in New York March 9 - 11, 2020. Due to concerns around the spread of the coronavirus. all activities have been suspended until further notice. On Tuesday, March 10th, the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) instead hosted an online panel discussion for women leade
Dear Changing Destinations team, Congratulations! I am pleased to inform you Changing Destinations has been awarded a $1,000 grant from Kars4Kids. We are happy to join your journey to a world in which children are equipped to be leaders and global citizens, empowered to have a positive impact on their communities. We are inspired by and impressed with your work and proud to have a small part in making it possible. Please help spread the word about the Kars4Kids Small Grant Pr
Changing Destinations has partnered with the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) to provide opportunities for youth to participate in events surrounding Global Citizenship Education. On September 25th, students from Howard and Baltimore Counties in Maryland will attend the UNGA 2019 Conference. They will take an active role in discussions around the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Executive Director, Sasha E. Butler, has been invited to participate as a
Dear CHANGING DESTINATIONS JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE INC, Congratulations! The Walmart Community Grants Team and Facility # 5228 are pleased to inform you that your Community Grant application has been selected. We are thrilled to support your work in our communities and share your desire to provide local impact.
By receiving this grant, you are part of a long history of Walmart’s commitment to giving back to the communities where we operate. In fact, Mrs. Helen Walton used to
"Aristotle once said that “All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.” Book Scholarship Winner, Kenneth Apana-Korly, shares his perspective on what it means to be a a Global Citizen. He believes in helping people who are in a dark place in their lives find solutions and guiding them to a better path. He encourages and helps his peers see what's important in life so they do not fail, bu
Changing Destinations Board Member and Project Manager, Annika Adams traveled to Europe in 2017. I traveled to Croatia alone and stayed at the Zaprešić Church of Christ Christian Center. During my time in Croatia I made lots of new friends through dance. I served as guest choreographer for the EuroCup’s Cedevitas Dance Team and met with local Brazilian samba instructor Anny Alves for a samba class. I also had the opportunity to partake in community outreach through teaching a
Cuba has been on my travel list for years. I tried to plan a girls trip two years in a row. This year I decided I would go to Cuba even if I had to travel alone. Two months before the trip one of my friends decided she would join the adventure. She stayed 6 days and I stayed 9 days. Please note Cuba is very safe and plenty of people travel to Cuba alone. In fact, on many of my activities there were other people in attendance who were traveling alone. There are 11 categories o