Trip of a Lifetime: DCHS Students Study Abroad in Ghana

by | Mar 29, 2022 | 0 comments

This month, DREAM Charter High School students embarked on the trip of a lifetime to Ghana as part of a study abroad opportunity with I Am C.U.L.T.U.R.E.D., an organization that works to address the barriers to travel for high schools students and creates experiences for young people to help them envision life beyond their immediate communities.

Over the course of a week, students participated in a wide range of enrichment activities, from learning traditional Batik Fabric-making, visiting the historic sites of Accra, and honoring the memory of enslaved African people who were taken from the shores of Ghana centuries ago.

Below, several DCHS students share their reflections and photos from Ghana, and recount certain experiences that made an imprint on their hearts and minds. You can find more photos and videos from DCHS’ study abroad trip by visiting our gallery on DREAM’s Facebook Page.









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DREAM started in 1991 as Harlem RBI, a volunteer-run Little League for 75 kids in East Harlem. Three decades later, the organization serves 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a growing network of inclusive, extended-day, extended-year charter schools and community sports-based youth development programs. By developing an education model that is responsive to the unique academic and social needs of every child, DREAM is creating a future where all children are equipped to fulfill their vision of success.

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