Global Youth Action Network

Originally posted to sCNN – the smallChangeNewsNetwork

This came in by email…

Are you interested in youth movements? Curious how young people in other countries around the world are changing their communities and participating in political processes? Want to travel? Want others to visit you?

The Global Youth Action Network (GYAN) is working in diverse countries around the world to organize tours for young activists, academics, philanthropists, and anyone interested in learning more about the participation of youth in social change.

The first tours will be in Brazil starting on June 23 and another on July 19. Other tours are being planned for other countries as well.

On each seminar we will visit the headquarters and project sites of dozens of diverse youth organizations, learn about their work, and connect with young people themselves to talk about activism from the local to the global level.

GYAN trip leaders will provide translation, facilitate dialogue, and supply background and supplementary information to put the work of the organizations in historical and global context.

GYAN is a global network of youth organizations from almost 200 countries. It facilitates youth participation in global decision-making, supports collaboration among diverse youth organizations, and provides tools, resources, and recognition for positive youth action.

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