Deadline: November 2, 2022
Applications are open for the We Create Change 2023 for South Africans. This is an immersive transformational leadership programme that equips emerging changemakers with skills for digital campaigning. The programme aims to build a community of advocacy champions in South Africa.
This programme is organised by Change.org as part of their mission to empower the most marginalised groups in society, and aims to support youth to identify their purpose and agency and develop their digital campaigning expertise. We Create Change is the successor to She Creates Change, which was launched in India in 2017 and has trained over 300 women across India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Columbia and has had a transformational impact on building movements and driving systems change. The programme alumnus have won 50 policy level changes, mobilising over 12 million signatures as public support.
The programme will launch in South Africa as an online training lab which will be held from 16 to 20 January 2023. It will be a 5-day long (3- 4 hours a day) series of immersive online training with some of the most influential guest speakers and facilitators handpicked from the We Create Change network.
- Build your skills to start powerful digital campaigns that can amplify the issue areas you want to work on.
- Enhance your social capital through a community of peers working towards creating social impact.
- Find tools to improve your storytelling, research, social media engagement and media interactions.
- Learn how to engage with decision makers who can influence the issue you want to work on.
- Open to changemakers in South Africa;
- Applicants between the ages of 18 and 35;
- They are looking for candidates who are passionate about health, sanitation, education, gender equality and climate change; want to learn and use digital campaigning to bring change; are open to diverse points of view and have taken action in the past for their cause area.
Fill out the form if you are interested in undertaking the We Create Change journey and becoming part of this vibrant and powerful community of changemakers. ONLY FULLY COMPLETED applications will be considered.
For more information, visit We Create Change.