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Our Mission

Motivated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the CRS Global High School Program provides opportunities for Catholic secondary schools to join with CRS to educate about Catholic social teaching and advocate for solidarity with the global poor. Learn more

Benefits of Being a CRS Global High School
Silver, Gold & Platinum

Choose your commitment level

The CRS Global High School program provides Catholic high schools the opportunity to choose to engage in the work of CRS on three levels: Silver, Gold and Platinum. From schools that choose the core Silver level to the extensive engagement of the Platinum level, all participating schools receive timely information on new resources and emergency response opportunities, educational opportunities, and tools to publicly celebrate the relationship between your school and CRS.

Silver level relationship

    High Schools will:

  • Register and Complete Annual Survey
  • Participate in CRS Rice Bowl
  • And Either One School-wide Event
  • One Core Program

    CRS will:

  • Provide an e-newsletter, global updates, quarterly webinars, national online forum and emergency response information
  • Send tools to celebrate the relationship including certificate, and entryway sign upon completion of survey
  • Accept for review resources created by schools for inclusion on CRS web site

Gold level relationship

    High Schools will:

  • Register and Complete Annual Survey
  • Participate in CRS Rice Bowl
  • Two School-wide Events
  • One Additional Core Program

    CRS will:

  • Provide an e-newsletter, global updates, quarterly webinars, national online forum and emergency response information
  • Send tools to celebrate the relationship including certificate, and entryway sign upon completion of survey
  • Accept for review resources created by schools for inclusion on CRS web site
  • Provide a certificate for two graduating seniors recognizing them as "Global Advocates"

Platinum level relationship

    High Schools will:

  • Register and Complete Annual Survey
  • Participate in CRS Rice Bowl
  • Two School-wide Events
  • One Additional Core Program
  • Serve as a model and resource for other Catholic schools in their region
  • Serve as an advisor to CRS on the continued development of the program
  • Assist in monitoring and responding to the online forum of Gold Schools
  • Provide a description of their Full School Event, and when possible, submit lesson plans and resources for publication by CRS on the program web site

    CRS will:

  • Provide an e-newsletter, global updates, quarterly webinars, national online forum and emergency response information
  • Send tools to celebrate the relationship including certificate, and entryway sign upon completion of survey
  • Accept for review resources created by schools for inclusion on CRS web site
  • Provide a certificate for two graduating seniors recognizing them as Global Advocates
  • Invite faculty and administrators to apply for the biennial international immersion trip
  • Provide faculty and staff training
  • Promote Platinum schools that complete engagement requirements on the CRS web site as model schools regarding global solidarity
  • Provide certificates or complimentary medals for two graduating seniors recognizing them as "Global Advocates"