Youth Leadership Essentials.
Youth Leadership – “training for young people to self-organize projects that change lives, land, learning, laws and industries” – has been part of civic education in North America for fifty years, with rich benefits for learning culture, for living ESD and SDGs in action, and for youth, parents, citizens and stakeholders for living their values and achieving their professional aspirations.
Here are 5 ESSENTIAL Building Blocks to spark High Impact Youth Leadership that lead to, build up and amplify another. They can get used in combination.
#1 Role Models
80% of human behavior is shaped by role models, much of it subconsciously.
This also works via media. Role models are also our strongest asset in phases of Transformational Learning.
#2 Changemaker Student Clubs
School is where all young people meet daily for ten years in a well equipped safe space, with support on demand and good public status. A perfect headquarter for young changemakers.
#3 Project Partners
Start with flying banners, join grand ventures, impact thousands of lives!
Teaming up with real hero*ines helps schools and beginners get started with verve, inspiring vision, concrete steps and rapid results.
Where in town can youth get together, learn solutions for people and planet, and plan and realize projects that change lives and land near and far?
How do we get started?
What kind of adults help young people take heart, unfold their skills and turn their love for people and planet into action? Where can we find them? Can adults acquire such skills in order to serve their region’s young generation?