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.