Changemaker School
Chicago, IL
United States
Partner Since 2013

The Academy for Global Citizenship is a Chicago Public Charter School, located on the underserved Southwest side of Chicago. AGC’s innovative and holistic approach to education aims to foster systemic change and inspire the way society educates our future generations. AGC is producing a replicable model for learning in the 21st century, including the construction of a net-positive energy campus. AGC respects and embraces the innate curiosity of children, the natural systems of the world and the responsibility to make positive change.

Related TopicsChildren & Youth, Play, Youth leadership, Every child practicing empathy


This profile was prepared when Academy for Global Citizenship (AGC) joined the Ashoka Partnership in 2013.
Change Leaders
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AGC has begun to scale its Farm to School innovations, which will be piloted in four district-operated public schools. AGC has presented to the United States Department of Education on fostering systemic change. AGC was recognized by the Obama administration as a Green Ribbon School, part of the first award in U.S. history.

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