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Whoa. What a year.

Whoa. What a year. I can’t believe how much we packed in! There is just too much to list here, so as you consider making a donation to us this year, here’s just a quick summary of what we’ve been up to: The Smithsonian hosted a Global Lives screening and a workshop with the world’s top […]

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Global Lives Exhibits in Schools

The Global Lives Project went back to school twice in April, with immersive video exhibits at Envision Academy in Oakland, and Gateway Middle School in San Francisco. Teachers and administrators at both schools worked with the Global Lives education crew beforehand to prepare and devise the best experience for their students, and this work certainly paid […]

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Wow, what a night – let’s make it a month!

Dear friend, We began our initiative to support teachers by sending curriculum to use our videos in their classroom. Now, we’re helping teachers bring their classes to see our videos in real life. Our 17-screen preview night was such a hit that the venue has invited us to keep it open a month! Please help […]

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Tonight! Lives in Transit Party and Sneak Preview

I invite you to join tonight’s party and sneak preview of Lives in Transit, a new video series following 24 hours in the life of 10 transit workers around the world. This immersive exhibit brings you into Global Lives and showcases our initiative to support over 400 teachers who asked us for help using our […]

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Are All Dreams Created Equal?

Dear Friend, From dreams to memories and everything in between, Global Lives videos bring to life our shared human experience. Huyen Le, a cook in Vietnam, tells our volunteer film crew that she dreamed of being a teacher. Life didn’t work out like she planned, and yet, she is happy that life goes on, as she […]

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Young global citizens create a brighter future

Dear friend, Every week, Rumi Nagashima leads a Girl Scout meeting in Tokyo. Watch our video of Rumi uniting with her peers after commuting through a crowded subway and you’ll feel her spirit and perseverance. I showed Global Lives videos as a two-week unit in my high school English class. I saw my students developed […]

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Teachers are banging down our door—Help!

Since 2004, our volunteers have produced eighteen videos of 24 hours in the lives of people around the world. Global Lives videos form the basis of cross-cultural awareness and empathy for thousands of students. Teachers have been demanding our materials for years, and now they’re quite literally banging down my door (our education committee meetings […]

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‘Lives in Transit’ Update and Highlights from 2013

The newest Global Lives Project Lives in Transit video series is nearly complete!  We’re eager to share a sneak preview from our latest shoot as well as highlights of our work over the past year. Lives in Transit intimately captures the daily routines and rituals of people whose lives center around transport, a critical issue […]

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AIGA (re)design award 2013

Method Inc. and the Global Lives Project are honored to have won an American Institute of Graphic Arts award for the best (re)design of a website in 2013! The website, GlobalLives.org, initially soft launched in February of 2012.  It was immediately recognized for its ingenuity, and it received generous grants from the National Endowment for […]

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