The Dhillon Marty Foundation’s Change-makers Alliance is a curated e-learning & networking platform for selected youth (aged 15-30) from around the world, to develop critical thinking, build civic values and civic culture.
What is your role as Youth Forum member?
As a Junior / Youth change-maker in the Change-makers Alliance, your main role is to participate in the online classroom sessions as a student or a moderator to cultivate your critical thinking skills and to develop campaigns to build a social movement for a democratic global culture of peace.
- Junior: Age 15-18
- Youth: Age 18-30
- Shared vision
- Active engagement in change-making projects or willingness to get involved
- Willingness to learn and develop critical thinking skills
The Alliance will provide you with the opportunities to:
- Upon selection, present your research work in:
– online critical thinking debates (gain ad-hoc peer review and critical analysis from other young leaders in change, and fellow professionals)
– annual publication
– annual conference “State of the Community”
- Develop critical thinking skills and capacity in driving sustainable development change
- Contribute to building civic culture and civic values locally and globally
- Connect with like-minded change-makers from other parts of the world
- Learn about change-making projects in your fields of interest
- Make your projects and abilities known to the Change-makers Alliance network
- Receive mentorship and guidance from experienced Fellows and expert advisors in discussions and communication campaigns
- Get certificates upon completion of online workshops
What is expected of you
- Participate in the Change-makers Alliance’s online classrooms. Contribute your paper and/or read the material selected by the curatorial team and be ready to review your existing perceptions. Moderate or contribute to the discussions with relevant data and your unique perspective on the addressed topics.
- Introduce potential members to expand the Change-makers Alliance. The strength of the Change-makers Alliance is in numbers and the quality of work.
- Spread the word in your local/affiliated communities. You are encouraged to actively promote the alliance in a country or a region to help grow the social movement of civic culture.
The Dhillon Marty Foundation’s Change-makers Alliance is a curated e-learning & networking platform for selected change-makers, from around the world, to develop critical thinking and capacity building among the youth (aged 15-30) to build civic values and civic culture.
What is the process?
How does it work?
10-30 participants discuss online on a pre-selected topic to reevaluate their values.
- Debate content is curated by the curatorial team and a moderator.
- The curatorial team will select new topics on monthly basis. Alliance members can also submit topics to the curatorial team.
- Authenticated materials (academic articles etc.) that are relevant to the topics are provided by the curatorial team to the participants, prior to the discussion.
- Debate students can take on the roles of moderators as part of their studies, gaining access to learning resources and training provided by our academic panel.
- Moderators and participants will receive certifications at the end of the session.
What is the output?
- Session participants will build their own communication campaign (producing posters, stickers, letter writing, social media etc.) to disseminate their values/messages at the end of the workshop.
- An advisory council of professionals from relevant disciplines will guide the youth to build the campaign.
- Potential skills to be developed: Communication, Content development/writing (French, English), Multimedia, Coding etc.
Are you a change-maker and you feel you have got what it takes to become an opinion maker for building civic culture worldwide, together with the Change-makers Alliance’s Global Community?
Register by filling in the form and your application will be reviewed. Upon successful online review, we will contact you to arrange an interview.
Would you like to contribute to the Change-makers Alliance as fellow professional or in a different manner? Let’s get in touch at: info(at)dhillonmarty(dot)org