Join us in fighting an epidemic! Become part of the Global Girl Media campaign to end sexual harassment and violence against women worldwide by watching our documentary "Breaking the Silence About Sexual Harassment: Moroccans Speak Out" on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The film will be streamed live from Casablanca, Morocco with discussions from local key actors to follow. Then, help us to promote the documentary and further the campaign when we take the screening to universities and colleges nationwide and showcase our TOOLKIT: a study guide, educational resource, and call to action for everyone to end the epidemic.
In the last 20 years, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA, has turn into a hub for Asian immigrants, primarily Chinese immigrants, and many are former Boston Chinatown residents moving away from the high cost of rent and living in the city. 24% of Quincy's population is of Asian decent with a student population over 10,000 in the Quincy Public School district. There is a large under served population of Asian students and their families with limited English proficiency, facing a difficult transition into the American educational system, and unfamiliar with American systems and culture.
The city of Berkeley is often well known for being home to the famous University of California, Berkeley—also often overshadowing the poverty surrounding it. With 20.5% of citizens in poverty, Berkeley has an above average level of compared to the state of California. Young people in the community are faced with many of the same challenges and social issues all across the nation--lack of arts education funding, rising obesity rates, after-school crime and drug abuse to name a few. EDN Berkeley would like to help solve some of these issues with dance, community building and more!
Children love to tell stories. However, in some parts of the world, their creative voices are never heard. Team Seeds is determined to provide these children with a voice. The 1,001 Stories Project works to ensure that all children across the globe have a voice regardless of their circumstances by providing them with the means to capture their stories through their own voices and distribute them around the world through mobile apps, bringing the sales proceeds back to their families and communities. Team Coordinator Anisha Mudaliar is working in one of the main orphanages in the city of Nagpur, India, to help some amazing young orphans share their stories with the world.
The Go Youth Go team would like to introduce to you to the senior citizens of the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital in Thimphu, Bhutan. The team is working to provide better living conditions for the senior citizens by cleaning, painting, and beautifying the hospital and visiting and caring for the patients. Youth demonstrate their humanity and compassion for elders as they repair the only designated patient guesthouse in Bhutan. Your support will help them continue their work and provide a model for other cities in the country.
Have you ever thought what your life would be without a dream that placed you where you are today? Where would you be and what would you do without personal goals? For youth living in rural Tanzania, dreaming and following your dreams is not part of everyday life. Join the Champions of Leadership Tanzania (CHALETA) team as they journey across rural Tanzania and train youth at primary schools to establish personal goals in life, build critical skills of leadership and confidence, and garner their willingness to continue their education to rise above poverty.