Creating opportunities for global understanding through art between schools in the United States and abroad. The children create and share art as a way to get to know one another and their cultures with the intention of finding commonalities and acknowledging the strength in their differences.
Leadership - Developing opportunities for children to find and express their voices.
Environmentally Conscious - Prioritizing the use of nature and arts that preserve and respect the environment and children's cultures.
Open-mindedness - Acknowledging that there is learning in every moment to implement positive change in oneself and the world.
Creativity - Exposing children to the arts to assist with their socio-emotional growth and academic success.
Year One (2011) - Intercultural exchange between the Ethical Culture Fieldston School (ECFS)and UBINIG Tangail Nayakrishi Andolan Center. Art gifts exchanged.
Year Two (2012) - Intercultural exchange between the ECFS and UBINIG Tangail. Art gifts exchanged.
Year Three (2013) - Intercultural exchange between the ECFS and UBINIG Tangail. ECFS incorporates Bangladesh arts lesson into curriculum. UBINIG Ishwardi Nayakrishi Andolan Center partnership established.
Year Four (2014) - Intercultural exchange between the ECFS and UBINIG Tangail. Art gifts exchanged. Organized art workshops at UBINIG Ishwardi and Tangail. Mohammadi Group Sharaf's Pathshala and Goddard School (Vernon Hills) partnership formed.