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PechaKucha Presentation

Youth and Drugs

PRESENTED ON MAR 28, 2015
IN GWALIOR @ VOL 1

Sudhir Sapra: Management Trustee, Sajag Charitable Trust, Gwalior. His keen observation on the issue of youth and drugs shades light on how this element can easily eclipse the grand notion of demographic dividend that India is expecting.

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Nation Building and Education

BY RITESH GOEL ARYA
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 28, 2015

Ritesh Goel Arya: Mechanical engineer, Founder of 'Raashtray' - street play team, and 'Turyanaad' literary festival. He argues for a right place for education in the nation building process.

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Demographic Dividend and Skills Gap

BY ANSHUL PRASAD
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 25, 2015

Anshul Prasad, entrepreneur and engineering student, highlights the disconnect between 'demographic dividend and skills gap'.

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Prescription Drugs : Pay or Die

BY JULIANA KEEPING
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 29, 2015

Juliana Keeping is an Oklahoma City-based mom and journalist. Her son Eli, 3, has cystic fibrosis, a rare and fatal genetic lung illness. Juliana speaks out against U.S. drug price insanity after her insurer denied an expensive drug that could have helped to protect her son’s lungs.

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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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Drugs & Discipline: How Artists Get it Done

BY AMY ARSENIO
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 24, 2017

Amy Arsenio has a BA in Creative Writing and an MA in Information Studies. She has worked as a bookstore clerk, librarian (in five library systems!), and private investigator and is the mother of two little boys and lives in Toronto. Here she brings to us the strange and unusual habits which great artists used to drive their work.

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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.

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Water, Drugs and Human Guinea Pigs

BY ALEX CONNER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 13, 2017

Alex Conner talks about his role as a scientist, all his mistakes on the way and how water going into our brains keeps us alive but can easily kill us.

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The Christchurch Youth Movement

BY CLAUDIA MCDONALD
@ VOL 33 ON DEC 06, 2017

15 year old Claudia McDonald has a head full of ideas.  She is involved with the Christchurch Youth Movement which creates youth opportunities and action in Christchurch.

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A Brief History of Human Intoxication and the War on People (of Color) Who Use Drugs

BY LOGAN KINAMORE
@ VOL 8 ON APR 06, 2018

"Human beings have consumed mind and mood-altering substances since the advent of our species, using drugs for medicine, magic, and recreation. From pre-historical fermentation to the modern racist war on drugs, we will explore the human experience through the lens of drug use and changing social attitudes."