How can committed yet busy citizens of the world take action on an issue they are passionate about?
This program gives committed people – like you – an intensive overview of a global issue along with a pathway to solving it and the framework for them to map their action on that issue.
"Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world” - Howard Zinn
As an organization devoted to making global citizenship tangible, we firmly believe in that statement. But we also know that most people, though they have the will to take action, often lack the path and the time. This is why Melton Fellows are leading the way by doing small, achievable acts in their community that make a tangible difference on an issue their communities are facing.
Because changing the world can begin with small Acts of Global Citizenship.
It’s simple: an action taken locally, on an issue that has global relevance, with that global context in mind. Acts of global citizenship can vary greatly in scope, impact, timeframe and effort. The examples on the right of this page are all acts of global citizenship – on a small, doable scale. They’re:
We’ve developed these parameters based on our definition of global citizenship as: