Denizen is an online magazine and community dedicated to people who grew up in multiple countries, international school alumni, or Third Culture Kids.
What is this about?
Third Culture Kids are the citizens of the future. They are the international nomads that possess the cross-cultural views and diverse experiences that are necessary in a ever-shrinking world. They are the leaders of tomorrow, and will help others navigate this globalized society.
Unfortunately, we also struggle with identity, relationships, visas and careers in our unique TCK way. Denizen’s writers hope to help us muddle through these challenges by fostering a virtual TCK community.
TCKs are rarely citizens of the places they live. Instead, they are denizens, people who are “admitted rights to residence,” people who become inhabitants after “regularly frequenting a place.” We hope that Denizen will become your online home, one that you’ll regularly frequent to share your unique TCK experience with others who simply “get it.”
How did this get started?
At the risk of sounding cliche, DenizenMag.com was founded in a tiny basement apartment in Cambridge, MA in 2008. We are a team of volunteers and contributors who are focused on one sole purpose: to celebrate the modern global nomad experience with attitude, expression and creativity.
Who is funding this?
Denizen exists solely as a community effort and does not receive any payment through advertising or sponsors. In other words, no one is paying us to do what we do – we are rewarded by your likes, comments and shares. If you love Denizen, please take a moment to leave a comment, or tell a friend about the site.
How do I get involved?
We’re so glad you asked. More information here!