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Rio+20 Youth Blast! Conference, June 2012
Over 50,000 participants will convene in June at the Rio+20 conference to discuss the sustainability of the planet. This event will be designing our future…your future. Don’t you think you should be part of the conversation?
From June 10-12, the UN Major Group of Children and Youth (MGCY) will host Youth Blast, a youth conference for young people to come together to prepare and strategize for the Rio+20 summit. This conference will create a space for young people to share experiences and solutions related to sustainable development issues and forms of participation in decision making at the international level.
Now Accepting Applications for Disney Friends for Change Latin America Grants
Disney Friends for Change Grants offer young change-makers an opportunity to receive a grant to help make a lasting, positive change in the world.
Disney Friends for Change program will award $1,000 grants to youth-led service projects in Latin America that demonstrate youth leadership, creativity, and the commitment to making a positive impact on the environment. The application is open to youth between 5-18 years of age and the deadline is April 22, 2012.
Apply for a grant!