July 24, 2016
Raquel, Bruna and Isabel re-told the journey so far and asked participants to reflect on their learning from their experience so far. This set the stage for the second day of workshops.
Raquel Rosenberg , co-founder of Engajamundo - one of the world's most influential youth-led movements, told her inspiring story of engaging youth for environmental policy change on a global level through her #sexify (attitude) and #shalala (love) philosophy, meaning that the messages have to be appealing and attractive to reach the youth public (or sexy) and that love, friendship and compassion (or shalala) have to be embedded in the work so the team have strength to move on together, despite the adversities.
João Rafael Brites, co-founder of Transformers and now Coordinator of Social Business department at Grupo Modelo, used the story of hip hop - one of his passions - to explain the narrative of social movements. Everyone learned a full dance routine which revealed different elements necess...
July 23, 2016
Over the course of two days we held the "Know-How"module, where community development specialists and engagement experts from FAS hosted interactive workshops on leadership, social innovation, and how to build a local sustainability fair. The participants also reviewed their journey so far and began to piece together their learnings from the first half of the course. The coordinator of SDSN Youth Amazonas, Gabriela Sampaio, facilitated participants to engage with the sustainable development goals. Raquel Rosenberg The co-founder of Engajamundo, a global youth engagement network for environmental policy reform, explained her approaches of creativity and love, and João Rafael Brites, the founder of the Transformers movement, led a hip-hop workshop to enable participants to understand and then build social movements.
After being briefed by Gabriela about SDSN, participants worked in three groups representing the areas of private sector, civil society and government to come up with ideas fo...