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Local 2 Global: We Are Making a Difference

BC Council for International Cooperation

Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)

Local 2 Global: We Are Making a Difference

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Local 2 Global: We Are Making a Difference

In celebration of International Development Week (IDW), the BC Council for International Cooperation in partnership with Gen Why Media invite BC youth to attend "Local 2 Global", an exciting afternoon of networking, sharing, and inspiring each other for those 29 and under.


This free event will feature:

  • Guest speaker Jessica Fraser (Co-Creator of Mobile Movement)
  • An interactive panel featuring youth groups of ages 11 to 29 who are recognized by BCCIC for their collaboration on global causes
  • Round table discussions on taking action on global issues, facilitated by international development students
  • Networking
  • Live social media interaction (bring your phone!)
  • Opportunities to win great prizes!
  • Free refreshments

 

Please RSVP by NOON on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

 

Guest Speaker:

Jessica Fraser and Mobile Movement

Jess is the co-creator of Mobile Movement.  Mobile Movement provides small buisness owners and community leaders in Sub-Saharan Africa with smart phones, training, and a public platform allowing them to tell their stories, generate creative partnerships, and receive mentorship and investments.

Panel Youth Groups:

PeaceGeeks Youth Network

PeaceGeeks Youth Network volunteers help build the technological, communications, and management capacities of grassroots organizations working on the promotion of peace, accountability, and human rights.

Fertile Ground's "Kids To Kids Project"

Fertile Ground's Kids to Kids program engages children to foster their love for the environment and develop understanding on a global need for a sustainable future.

AfricaCanada.Org

AfricaCanada.org contributes to building ethical advocacy practices - reflecting critically on global interaction and understandings of social justice by challenging mainstream assumptions.

 

Have questions about Local 2 Global: We Are Making a Difference? Contact BC Council for International Cooperation

When & Where


The Hive
128 West Hastings Street
#210
Vancouver, BC V6B 1G8
Canada

Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)


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BC Council for International Cooperation

BCCIC is a BC-based coalition of individuals and non-governmental organizations working to achieve sustainable human development.

www.bccic.ca

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