If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.
— Aboriginal activists group, Queensland, 1970s


The Global Workshop partners with schools, communities, and innovators around the world. Here are some of our partners:

 Photo: Jennis Muser

The Students Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL)

Location: Ladakh, India

Issues: Education reform, renewable energy, climate change preparedness, sustainable food production.

 Photo: Lassina Koné

Don Sen Folo Cultural Center

Location: Bamako, Mali

Issues: Community engagement, popular education, maintaining and innovating Malian performing arts traditions, cross-cultural collaboration.


Langa Trekking Community

Location: Flores Island, Indonesia

Issues: Local income generation, environmental conservation and education, literacy, youth capacity building.

commitment to Ethics

The Global Workshop is committed to maintaining ethical, sustainable, and mutually beneficial collaborative partnerships with the people with whom we work. 

Participant Financial Compensation and Profit Sharing

In addition to fairly compensating international community members for services rendered at the time of filming, photographing, and/or hosting, The Global Workshop shares at least 10% of profits from every assembly, workshop, and cultural immersion program with the people whose lives and stories are represented or whose community hosts a student group.