Close Up’s New Americans High School Program is built on the belief that textbooks and lectures alone are not enough to help students understand responsible citizenship. Our experiential, interactive approach allows migrant and recently immigrated students to get involved and voice their opinions on issues that matter to them. After this six-day/five-night program in Washington, DC, students return home empowered and ready to make a difference in their community.
With Close Up, students have the opportunity to:
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Participation in the Close Up program for immigrant and migrant students requires parent or guardian approval for any participant under 18 years of age. Learn how we keep all students safe, secure, and supervised on every program.
National Youth Impact Summit
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Close Up brought me CLOSER to politics…
the entire notion no longer seemed obscure. I became very involved in politics on the local and national level.
I’m truly blown away by what Close Up’s been able to accomplish in the last two weeks during IMPACT 2020…
The material seems very high level, and my daughter’s been very motivated to participate every day. I wanted to be sure to commend the staff on providing such a great experience!
I learned that there’s a huge network of people with the same goals and drive as me…
and that our collaboration really could make a difference. It gave me hope for the future of our communities and our nation!
As a government teacher, it’s nice to have more resources…
for teaching media literacy and having students critically think about the information they receive.