Youth Canada

Are you an Agent for Change?

15-12-2008 by admin

Are you an Agent for Change?

In March of 2009 Global Agents for Change (http://www.globalafc.org) will again recognize eight outstanding BC youth at our annual Spring Gala. Identified for their commitment to their local and global communities, these young leaders will receive financial and mentorship support for their projects.

Now is the time to ask: are you, or do you know an Agent for Change?

The Categories:

Youth Acting Globally Award: This award recognizes an individual or a group of youth who have taken initiative and are positively impacting the world via projects with a global perspective.

Youth Acting Locally Award: This award recognizes an individual or a group of youth who have taken initiative and are positively impacting their local community.

Why Enter?

1) Winners are celebrated as the guests of honour at the Global AFC Spring Gala, sharing their stories with a packed house of supporters and other local community leaders.
2) Each category has prizes of $750 for 1st, $500 for 2nd, $200 for 3rd and $100 for 4th. All prizes are for development of the project entered.

Nominees also invited to showcase their work in a project fair on the day of the Gala, where the general public votes for the People’s Choice Award!

3) All nominees gain access to a growing community of young local leaders, as well as mentorship and support for their projects.
4) Winners are profiled in The Catalyst, a publication profiling young social entrepreneurs and social changemakers.

The Nomination Form

In order to be considered for eligibility, please complete all four sections of the nomination form available online at http://www.globalafc.org/youngagents.

Deadline for submission is February 15th, 2009. Award recipients will be chosen by an independent committee of youth by February 29th, 2009 and will be notified via phone or email.