"It kick-started me seizing my life back."

OWN alum Ronald McGrew on Leadership classes and embracing his identity as a proud Black, gay, Christian man

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Standing in Solidarity with Black Lives

A message from our Executive Director in response to the current events

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"I shared my truth"

OWN Alumna Vanessa Lam fights the stigma of mental illness

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OneWorld Now! envisions a world where all young people have access to transformative international education.

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PROGRAMS

OWN has served 1,800 youth directly in our yearlong program while engaging over 3,500 youth through various program elements.

After-school program

Learn Arabic, Russian, Korean, Chinese, and Leadership!

Language Learning

Teaching critical world languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Korean and Russian, that are in high demand by employers but less commonly taught in K-12 public schools

Study Abroad

Connecting American high school students with their peers around the world through language and culture exchanges