Welcome to the May issues of Mindchangers newsletter! From the use of photography as a tool for inclusion to the creation of micro gardens, from a clean-up initiative to an axhibition about global challenges… Our message is clear: young people are really engaged to make the world a fairer and more sustainable place for all! Read the newsletter to discover their commitment and how the Mindchangers activities are supporting LAs and CSOs to connect and collaborate with youth even more!
A less conventional look at migration
"Notre planète, notre avenir" continues with an exhibition
A nice program on the Ardèche side!
"A clean country for the future!" - a debate organized by CEDRU Association
Kitchen gardens? Yes, please!
On April 28th, youths in La Rioja had a great time in the workshop “Create your own kitchen garden” within FISC’s granted project. With the help of a facilitator, youths learnt about different types of cultivation, plants, seeds, how to produce homemade compost, etc. Later on, they put all insights into practice by sowing in a small recipients and following up on the sprout’s growth. The weather was quite hot and yet they made the most of this experience!
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle in Craiova
JCI Craiova organized a raising awareness campaign as part of their project CleanUp Craiova implemented in Dolj County. This campaign included, among others, an eco-responsibility workshop that took place on April 3rd at “Elena Cuza” National College, where representatives of the association interacted with students on topics related to the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle).
Open Tracks: Loire is on the move!
The Mindchangers Summit in Baden-Württemberg
According to the slogan “Youth for Global Justice“, the Mindchangers Summit in Baden-Württemberg with Rudi Hoogvliet, State Secretary for Development Policy, focused on the commitment of young people and their ideas. “The barcamp on migration, climate justice and gender equality is pure grassroots democracy. I hope it will provide new impulses and concrete proposals for our development policy”, Hoogvliet emphasized.
Three additional capacity-building workshops
March and April were busy months for the Mindchangers team of Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles! Following the first two workshops that were held in February, the capacity-building activities continued with three other meetings.
During these sessions, the grantees experimented a new awareness-raising tool on the Sustainable Development Goals, reflected on their own practices in the light of the Mindchangers Practical Guide and discussed how to integrate multiculturalism in their projects whether or not they specifically address migration.