MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Our free Offbeat Activism project comprises six online workshops that focus on harnessing your creativity and different ways of thinking to create a social action campaign that addresses issues you are passionate about within your community. Our programme covers a range of topics around social action including: Public Speaking, Video Campaigns, Politics, Networking, and more! This project is suitable for young people from the ages of 16- 25 years old.
Social action is all about people coming together to help improve their lives and solve the problems that are important in their communities. Our programme is a great way to build up your skill set, interact with like-minded, and creative individuals, and work collaboratively to create innovative solutions.
Young people engaged
Of participants felt more confident after the workshops.
MAKE IT HAPPEN:
SOCIAL ACTION 101
Led by Zahrah Surooprajally, Social
Activist & Youtuber
This session will allow you to identify issues you’re passionate about and address problems that exist within your community. Our workshop will give you an opportunity to express your voice in a creative way,and
harness your potential to create positive changes in your community.
Led by Zinah Mohammed, Human
This session will teach you how to reach out to local organisations and diversify your network! Our workshop will teach you how to campaign for change to your local representatives,raise awareness of your campaign within your community, and connect with individuals in the most authentic and effective way possible.
Time to rewind and reflect on your social action journey! Join us in this session of reflection and mindful meditation.
CREATING A VIDEO CAMPAIGN
Led by Nat Hawley, Co-Founder of
Our Workshop will teach you the skills
needed to create fun and engaging video content for your Social Action Video Campaign that inspires and persuades others. By the end of the workshop you will overcome any fears of digital public speaking, and learn how to create empowering videos that tell your story the way you want to.
REFLECTION AND MINDFUL MEDITATION
Led by Amy Ling, Founder of Luna
Time to reflect on your social action journey and unwind! Our workshop will provide an introduction to meditation and its benefits.
You will participate in a session of relaxing meditation, and by the end of session, you will understand how to manage stress, improve productivity, and re-connect with yourself.
OWN YOUR VOICE:
Led by Charles Mslianga, CEO of PCDC Africa.
This session will teach you the skills needed to overcome any fears of public speaking, and help you communicate in your own authentic and creative way that inspires and
persuades others. Public Speaking is an invaluable skill to have and is not only important within the professional sphere but in every aspect of our lives.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
“It was really well done. Professional butfriendly; informative but not overloading. The use of slides and branding was far better than many more ‘experienced’/older peoples"
- Jade from Durham