Youth for Change

YOUth can change the World

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Eligibility: Are you employed by T-Mobile or related to an employee of T-Mobile?

  • No

Eligibility: Date of Birth

October 7,2003

Where are you located:

Greensburg,Louisiana,70411

Website or social media url(s) (optional):

@okayy.gen

Date Started

May 30,2018

Project Stage: Select the description below that best applies to your approach.

  • Idea (hoping to get started in the future)

1. Personal Journey: What’s the story behind why you decided to start this project? NOTE: All applications must include a 1 minute video that answers: “I am stepping up to make change because..."

The reason for starting this project is to better our youth and to use them as a image of change and growth that's why I named the project "Youth for Change".

2. The Problem: What problem are you helping to solve?

A lot of kids grow up in a poor or unhealthy environment so with this project I hope to show them that where you come from does not define their greatness and success

3. Your Solution: How are you planning to solve this problem? Share your specific approach.

To solve this problem, I plan on creating a small organization that works with kids for small towns and give them a positive outlet such as

4. Example: Please walk us through a specific example of what happens when a person or group gets involved with your project.

When a person gets involved, they will do different environmental and personal activities that will help them to better understand problems around them and how to solve them.

5. The X Factor: What is different about your project compared to other programs or solutions already out there?

The difference between my project compared to others is the overall approach. I say that because with most organization for youth, people tend to use trips to help the youth but I plan on using activities, inspiration speakers,and other positive reinforcements.

6. Impact: How has your project made a difference so far?

I plan on your stories from the children and their parents and to track their growth and development.

7. What’s Next: What are your ideas for taking your project to the next level?

The next step is most likely new locations and partnerships.

8. Future Support: What are the resources needed to make your vision a reality?

Team members
Space
Website

9. Finances: If applicable, have you mobilized any of the following resources so far?

  • Friend support
  • Family support

10. Ripple Effect: Please share some ideas of how you could partner with other changemakers or involve other young people as leaders in making a difference.

I told my friends and family about the idea and they all thought it was a great idea.

Help Us Support Diversity! Part 1 [optional] Which of the following categories do you identify with?

  • Black or African American (for example: African American, Jamaican, Haitian, Nigerian, Ethiopian, Somalian, etc) (8)

Help Us Support Diversity! Part 2 [optional] Do you identify as part of any of the following underrepresented communities?

  • Communities of color
  • Low-income community

How did you hear about this challenge?

  • Social media

Referral: If you discovered the Challenge thanks to an organization or person other than Ashoka or T-Mobile, who was it?

Jay Versace

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Great Idea!

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