Seminar – Youth Solidarity in Support of the UN International Youth Day

August 12th - 12th, 2020

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MMUN Free ONLINE Seminar 

WHAT

Youth Solidarity in Support of the UN International Youth Day

To celebrate International Youth Day, Youth for a Better World launches a discussion on the ways to foster engagement of young people at the local, national and global levels, as well as how youth representation and engagement in formal institutional politics can be significantly enhanced. Our panelists will be all youth activists, and their work will showcase the capacity of the world’s youth, and how their projects align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and their engagement in the global community.

 

COST

FREE!

 

WHEN

(1-hour sessions)

August 12th, 2020 

Eastern Time (NYC)

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT

WHO

Open to students, teachers, parents, club advisors, home school teachers. Please note that the course is not limited to Montessori schools and that we support home school groups, clubs, public schools, private schools, charter schools.

WHERE

Free video streaming on MMUN Facebook Page 

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Click on the button REGISTER at the top of this page.

 

SPEAKERS

Sophia De La Cruz is the Lombardi Scholar at the University of Florida, where she is a student. Sophia is the Founder of Girls Here and There and the elected representative speaker for the Youth Impact Forum 2019 held at the United Nations.

Alexandria Villaseñor is climate justice. A follower of the Fridays for Future movement and of fellow climate activist Greta Thunberg. Alexandria is the co-founder of the US Youth Climate Strike and founder of Earth Uprising. She began her solo weekly school strike for climate outside the United Nations Headquarters on December 14, 2018. Alexandria received the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival “Disruptor” Award.

Jay’Len Boone, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania, is a social entrepreneur dedicated to Youth Empowerment and the founder and executive director of Sustainable Youth in Action as well as the 8th US Youth Observer to the UN at UNA-USA.

Sukul Mittal, an undergraduate student at Rice University working towards a B.S. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and Business Minor. She is the founder of MIND, a non-profit foundation with the goal to offer free after-school enrichment programs to students whose schools do not have the resources to provide after-school programs.

 

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