Empowering Youth Through Art: The "Directed By You(th)" Project
Connecting Passion, Empowerment, and Civic Engagement
In a world where civic engagement among the youth is more critical than ever, the European Union has taken a pioneering step towards fostering a sense of purpose and connection within the younger generation. The "Directed By You(th)" project, funded by the EU, is a beacon of hope, addressing issues of civic apathy, disenfranchisement, and low democratic trust among European youth.
Name:Youth-REC - Youth Recordings for Educational Campaigns"Youth-REC - Youth Recordings for Educational Campaigns” address the need to engage youth, utilising a creative and stimulating method, giving youth a voice, training them in useful skills, and providing them with a constructive outlet for their frustrations. This project is innovative in its use of creative non-formal methods to engage youth in civic society and encourage their participation, and in its bottom-up approach through three main innovative tools: filmmaking, storyrelling and graphic design.
- Manual in filmmaking, storytelling, and graphic design
- 49 workshops held in 7 countries
- 49 films produced by youth- 1 campaign for each video
Programme:KA220-SCH - Cooperation partnerships in youth
Duration:01.09.2022 - 31.10.2024Partners: I&F Education- Ireland, ÖJAB- Austria, Know and Can Association- Bulgaria, EDUACT- Greece, Gamma Institute- Romania, CEIPES- Italy, ASPAYM- Spain;