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The Future of Youth Movements Summit February 16-17 2012 NYC

The Future of Youth Movements Summit was convened in New York on February 16-17 to gain insight from organizations, institutions, and individuals on the development of a collaborative network of youth-led and youth-serving organizations. The objectives of the event were to model competencies, identify points of collaboration, and strengthen understanding and alignment across the youth sector to maximize collective impact. In addition, the summit featured the launch of the…


Added by Jon Ramer on May 29, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Proof that the voices of children have power

Native teen's posthumous plea for education finds traction in Parliament

Native teen’s posthumous plea for education finds traction in Parliament

Shannen Koostachin had a dream: to go to school in a proper building, not a decrepit portable on contaminated soil.

The Grade 8 student from Attawapiskat in Northern Ontario journeyed to Ottawa to make…


Added by Tina Pelletier on March 1, 2012 at 10:50am — No Comments

“Weaving the Thaise”: Creating a child centred, culturally grounded child protection system in Timor Leste

The Thaise is a beautiful traditional Timorese cloth whose creation brings together the collective strengths of communities. Since 2006 IICRD has been helping the government of Timor Leste weave a fabric of an innovative child protection system literally that combines the mutually reinforcing strengths of children and their culture. The IICRD team, lead by Cheryl Heykoop, Micheal Montgommery and Philip Cook, are partnered with the Ministry of Social Solidarity (MSS) and UNICFE in… Continue

Added by Philip H. Cook on November 24, 2009 at 4:39pm — 1 Comment

Child Rights in Practice - One Week Later...

We'll it's been a week since the Child Rights in Practice conference. Our social network has over 200 members and visitors from over 80 countries! How can these connections strengthen and develop the work we shared and created at the CRIP Learning Forum? The network gives us access to colleagues who can become allies for moving our work forward, personally and… Continue

Added by Jon Ramer on November 8, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

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