Global Citizen Year is a bold new idea with the potential to have such a significant impact. By harnessing the idealism of young Americans, Global Citizen Year will build a new force of leaders who will create lasting solutions on a global scale."
Many people think a gap year is a privilege for wealthy kids. Others think a gap year program is a remedial option for kids who are "off-track". Our mission is to reframe the traditional gap year as a Bridge Year. With Global Citizen Year you aren't falling into a 'gap'; instead you are crossing the bridge that will launch you from one life stage to the next. Let's stop calling it a gap year; and start calling it a bridge year.