International Youth Day | August 12
Take part in International Youth Day with MY HERO's multimedia showcase celebrating youth as partners in change as well as raising awareness of their challenges.
Teachers: Share the importance of International Youth Day with your students. Use the International Youth Day Multimedia Lesson Plan in the classroom. Includes discussion guide and learning outcomes.
Did you know? International Youth Day was established by the UN in 1999.
Enjoy the following films by young filmmakers making a difference in the world. They use their craft to shine a light on issues that are important to them: climate change, identity, and racism.
Emerging filmmaker Gabrielle Gorman's poetic filmmaking confronts issues like identity, racism and self-love. We talk to the 2016 MY HERO International Film Festival Student Honoree about how she wants to make art for social change.
The MY HERO International Film Festival is looking for teen filmmakers telling their stories. Submit your film to the Teen Press Award!
Listen to Trey Carlisle's spoken word performance. Consider creating your own spoken word poem about a cause you feel is important, and sharing it with the MY HERO global community!
Mendy Kanu saw a need in his community and started the Children's Foundation of Technology in Sierra Leone for impoverished children. Enjoy this song written by his students.
The song "Future Generation" is dedicated to street kids and encourages them to see that the best way forward in life is through education.
Learn about a New Hero Every Day of the Year
Organizer created on 8/9/2018 1:06:40 PM by Staff
Last edited 11/7/2019 4:44:04 PM by Laura Nietzer