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TakingITGlobal's mission is to empower youth to understand and act on the world's greatest challenges. We can't wait for you to get involved!
We See Things Differently is a youth led, collaborative campaign to collect and connect our stories, our visions and our efforts to remake the world within one generation. We want to hear from the young leaders around the planet: What is your vision for a better world? What issues are important to you and what you doing about it? How can we get involved to help you take action? Join us on World Environment Day, June 5th for a kickoff webinar, or share your story through TIG's #WSTD Global Gallery and Panorama Sets
In the words of Kofi Annan, "Illicit drugs destroy innumerable individual lives and undermine our societies. Confronting the illicit trade in drugs and its effects remains a major challenge for the international community." To honour the June 21st Day we invite you to read Panorama articles about drug addiction and to get involved in The Youth Network for Harm Reduction.
Global Dignity Day Canada brings together role models from across the country to inspire and encourage students to make dignified, positive, and inclusive life choices as they develop into their best selves. The goal of this year's event is to highlight dignity as a vehicle to unify and broaden our sense of community, and instill the notion that one's actions can impact and enrich the lives of others. We're looking for youth role models who are examples of living with dignity to be featured in the Global Dignity Day Canada celebrations this October. Do you have someone to nominate? E-mail us at [email protected]!
Adobe Youth Voices ignites young people's Creative Confidence - the ability to harness creative skills to solve problems - with advanced digital media tools and powerful storytelling techniques. The 2012-2013 collection showcases work by youth in 22 countries including Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa, Egypt and Canada. Visit our Adobe Youth Voices Global Gallery collection to see how young people are using their creativity to change the world!
There are over 20 million refugees in the world many who have fled their countries due to civil wars and ethnic, tribal and religious violence. On June 20 join us in honouring World Refugee Day to focus not only on the causes of their exile, but also on their determination and will to survive and on the contributions they make to their host communities.
"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent."- Victor Hugo. The Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is a music festival taking place on June 21, the summer solstice. Music is the sound of a society, of a time and a place. It articulates the ideas and emotions that "cannot remain silent." This refusal to remain silent is why music has so much social power. To celebrate world music day, we invite you to explore the connection between music and social change.
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I am Kazi Mamun Ur Rashid, studying in Computer Science and Software Engineering at American International University Bangladesh. Currently the campus lead (AIUB) of Microsoft Student Partners Bangladesh and worked as the Event & Marketing Lead of Microsoft Student Partners Bangladesh network. Beside...
I am inspired when I hear about other people who volunteer at soup kitchens or events like the Special Olympics. When people raise money for important causes, I feel it is very inspiring especially after a natural disaster which can displace many people from their homes. When my Girl Scout troop held a...
What inspires me most is seeing young people engage themselves in activities which are channeled towards the development of self and the community. I feel inspired when I see young people build up values for themselves. Not any kind of values, but useful and helpful values which are not just generally...
What inspires me? Change. That I can prove everything wrong by leaps and bounds. That I can bravely break the reed in my time forever. That I was born with an urge to serve the unserved. That I can love all I can find as I love me. That I can begin and lead the revolutionary change with a simple smile on...
My goals and those of TIG are so intertwined, they are of one cause: making this world a better place and promoting sustainable development. Making this world a better place for the thousands of youth is my cause, and my dreams too. TIG will definitely help me achieve my dreams, and reach my goals; it...
I am a person who believes that a good leader needs a combination of two elements: character and competence. He or she should be a person of integrity and someone people trust and are willing to follow.
In 2009 I gave birth to a boy at 17 years old, and to everybody's surprise I finished college and was accepted to University. I founded a website for teenage parents to encourage young mothers to continue their education after they have babies, as well as providing information on issues related to them....
i am inspired with any issues that has to do with child rights and human rights generally.
The aim of the Do One Thing campaign is to build a world movement and to express public support for Diversity, building inclusive societies and enhancing dialogue and understanding among people and cultures. Check out the campaign's facebook page and sign on to our featured commitment to learn about other cultures.