Are you ready for the next “New Urban Adventure?!” Would you like to enrich yourself with unique cultural and social experiences? From August 2nd to August 9th 2014 New Urban Collective (NUC), We-Remember and ACDF will organize an eight day program in Amsterdam for 20 – 25 youths from Amsterdam and London. During the exchange we will seek to decolonize the rich history of both Africa and its Diaspora and Europe, we will try to build and envision a better future by looking at current issues such as social inequality, racism, discrimination and organizing empowering workshops on entrepreneurship, campaigning and debating and more.
Be part of the movementThrough an exciting and interactive program we aim to exchange knowledge and practices that will help you to understand these issues, achieve your ambitions and goals and it will make you part of a network of youth ready to change the world. The program includes:
- Black Heritage Tour Amsterdam with Jennifer Tosch - Evolution of the Black Woman with Miss Black Hair and Andrew Muhammad - Masterclass social media, movie breakdown and motivational workshop with Andrew Muhammad - Workshops ”Decolonizing the Mind” with Sandew Hira - Dialogue with social activists and community leaders from the Dutch African Diaspora - Masterclass entrepreneurship & economic empowerment with Claudine Reid MBE and Sentini Grunberg - Workshop debating with Sarita Bajnath (socratisch.nl) and Randall Maarman
In addition, lunch and dinner will be provided on several days. The program is financially supported by the Youth in Action fund of the European Union which means you can be part of this program for only €20,-.
How to apply: A group of 11 motivated youth from London have applied to participate in this exchange already. We would like to engage in a cultural exchange with students and young professionals from Amsterdam who fit this profile: - 18 to 30 years old from diverse cultural backgrounds - Highly motivated - Proactive - Interested in social change, personal development and the African Diaspora
Do you fit the profile and would you like to take up this opportunity for personal development and international experience? Sign up and send us an email with a short motivation and your availability (at least 4 days) via email@example.com before the deadline of August 1st 2014.Check out video clips from the cultural exchange in London on the We-Remember Youtube channel