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PechaKucha Presentation

A Space for Youth to Explore and Create

PRESENTED ON SEP 17, 2015
IN LONG BEACH @ VOL 3

“There’s ridiculous things that teenagers can come up with.”

Long Beach's Patricia Tsoiasue shares about Makersville's work supporting the discovery and creative process of young makers.

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Indonesian Youth Conference

BY ALANDA KARIZA
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 03, 2010

Indonesian Youth Conference (IYC) is an activity planned and organized by youth, and aimed at gathering Indonesia youth to share problems and ideas, enhance their awareness of current issues, and convince the public that youth voices must be heard and taken seriously. IYC consists of two activities that are intertwined with each other: 1. A forum that invites 33 young people aged 15 to 21 years from all over Indonesia to represent their respective provinces at this event. They are expected to be actively involved in communities and networks, respectively, are determined to make a change towards a better Indonesia, and want to start a movement or project in their community. 2. A festival, made up of organized seminars and workshops that can be visited by anyone by buying tickets. Seminar sessions and workshops at the festival are more general, covering a wide range of issues. It invites experts, professionals, government officials, and youth achievement to talk about law and governance, politics, culture, creative industries, information technology, environment, education, health, activism, social entrepreneurship, as well as journalism and media. (In Indonesian)

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Jugendkunstwerkstatt Youth Art Workshop

BY CHRISTOF NIE├čEN
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 24, 2013

Started in 1988, with a circus project made for kids by kids, Jugendkunstwerkstatt now offers a diverse set of different artistic and cultural projects for children and youngsters. Christof Nießen introduces us to the Jugendkunstwerkstatt Koblenz and gives us a glance at some of these projects. (in German)

 

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Makers for a Space

BY VINNY VU
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Vinnie Vu talks about Makerspace and their involvement in the community, assisting with local groups and events, opening the doors to a creative collective, and their ever-growing repertoire of skills and ideas.

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Flipping the Script on Youth Engagement

BY MATTHEW BLACKSHAW
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 22, 2016

Matthew Blackshaw is a community organizer and researcher who strives to make politics more nuanced and accessible. His presentation. He shares his experiences of his work through CanYouEngage, an NGO that connects youth and political decision makers.

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Makers and MakerFaire

BY GUSTAVO ARRIAGA
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 23, 2016

Cathy Chen and Gustavo Arriga discuss the maker movement, how they got involved in it during their time living in Tokyo and what led them to bring this passion back to El Paso with the creation of El Paso's first FabLab. They describe the benefits of MakerFaire and enlist the support of the PechaKucha crowd in bringing a Mini-MakerFaire to our city.

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The Links between Poetry and Youth Work

BY SOPHIE REA
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 25, 2016

Sophie Rea shares the Links between Poetry and Youth Work

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Milly's Considerate Assessment of Youth

BY MILLY TOOMEY
@ PECHAKUCHA 20X20 AS PART OF KICK OVER THE STATUES AT HASSELL ON MAR 02, 2017

In 'Milly's Considerate Assessment of Youth', presenter Milly Toomey sounds wise beyond her 19 years and gives a very considerate assessment of youth culture in 2017. 

By the end of this PechaKucha talk you will be inspire to think a bit more like Milly, and perhaps live by her mantra that people should give less of a f**k about what others think of them.

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KnowHow / Youth Programs at the Intersection of Creativity and Critical Thinking

BY ELIZABETH WRIGHT
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 17, 2016

Elizabeth Wright presents "KnowHow" a local community organization that builds youth leadership and community engagement through the arts. KnowHow youth work at the intersection of creativity and critical thinking to engage with their communities, develop solutions to issues that affect their lives, and build vital life skills. Tonight, KnowHow adult allies  will share the inspiration and design behind this work, information about their many programs, and their dreams for the future of their organization and our city. 

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Empowering Our Youth

BY SHANTA SUNDARASON
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 24, 2017

Shanta Sundarason is a social activist and runs The Giving Tree Unionville where she mentors youth to empower them into becoming positive change makers.

She seeks to bring attention to community involvement, volunteering, and teaching the youth these same things to create a better future.