2030hub announces a call for applications to find eight young people from the Liverpool City Region, aged between 16 and 24 to be selected to join a 9 month programme of learning, mentoring, events and network building based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
2030pioneers returns for its second cohort to identify and then support local youth sustainability ambassadors or activists trying to solve problems in local or global communities. Applications will be open from today, close at the end of October and see the group start their united journey from January 2023.
In addition to learning, mentoring, networking and experience opportunities, each member of the group will be supported on their own personal project journeys whilst also tasked with a nine month group project to conclude for Global Goals Week 2023 (September). Each of the programme sessions will be delivered outside of school, college or working hours.
What are we looking for?
Young people with a passion for environmental sustainability and/or social justice challenges.
The group of successful applicants will also receive:
- Induction and team building session
- Opportunities to meet local, national and international leaders from all sectors.
- Monthly online learning sessions delivered by local and global experts inc:
- How to be an activist / ambassador
- The United Nations and the Sustainable Development Goals
- Business as a force for good - B Corp
- How to effectively communicate and build communities
The Sustainable Development Goals (also called the Global Goals) are the globally agreed 15 year blueprint for the planet (2015 to 2030) consisting of 17 Goals, 169 Targets and over 200 measurable Indicators.
2030hub Director, Stephen Sykes says,
“The voice of youth must be at the forefront of all solutions intended for future generations. By better informing and connecting local young people passionate about making their communities stronger to the global pool of knowledge, networks and framework of the Sustainable Development Goals we hope to inspire and nurture leaders, ambassadors and activists across Liverpool CityRegion. 2030pioneers is a programme designed to support individual development as well as a unified group project for the area. Our hope would be that one day a young person from Liverpool would be on the stage at the UN sharing their success story that began right here.”
Images and interviews available upon request.
About 2030hub - www.the2030hub.com
2030hub is the world’s first UN-recognised Local2030 Hub, a global coalition aiming to accelerate sustainable development sub-nationally. They support both businesses and places to develop, implement and communicate sustainability action using the SDGs as a key tool. 2030hub is also a certified B Corp.
2030hub, Director, David Connor / firstname.lastname@example.org / +44 (0)151 558 1066