Winning Projects 2012: Create your Culture!

  • Winner

    Fair Play Anti-Corruption Youth Voices

    Fair Play Anti-Corruption Youth Voices is a global anti-corruption music video competition for young musicians aged 18-35 yrs. Corruption has a profound negative impact on the lives of youth around the globe: bribes demanded by health sector officials cut youth off from proper medical care; police corruption perpetuates violence within communities driving youth into the frontlines of gun battles; and barriers to accessing education and employment push youth into depression, drugs, and alcoholism. The impact of corruption on the attitudes of youth is no less harmful – the embezzlement of...
  • Winner

    Youth Languages: Your mobile, your expression

    Youth Languages: Your mobile, your expression is a project empowering young Mexicans to produce short cell phone films expressing their culture, as well as their ideas for improving their education or the living conditions in their community. Youth Languages is based on the premise that social exclusion can only be overcome by helping those affected to exercise their rights of participation, expression and access to culture. Following the principle: “Your mobile, your expression,” young professional artists visit community centres and schools offering youngsters skill-building sessions on...
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    WeStopHate

    WeStopHate (WSH) is a Realize Inc. non-profit program dedicated to raising self-esteem in teens – teen-esteem – through social media platforms that engage teens to help each other gain confidence. Why? WSH believes teens who are happy with themselves won’t put others down. WSH is more than just an anti-bullying program... It is a call-to-action to stop hate: stop hating yourself, stop hating others, stop letting others, as the pop song says, hate on you. Run by teens, WSH is one-of-a-kind: we get our message out to our audience directly by utilizing well-known teen YouTubers, the perfect role...
  • Runner-Up

    The Youth Republic

    The Youth Republic is a Global Youth Network having spread in more than 42 countries of the world. In a year The Youth Republic completed more than 13 Action-Projects impacting lives of thousands of people all around the world. It provides Youth a platform to stay united, let voices be heard and amplified, enable them to share opportunities, strengthen inter-cultural dialogues, stay pluralistic, spread love for cultures, traditions and religions all over the world, respect diversity, support multilingualism, work for better tomorrow and inclusive future by developing Global Partnership, hence...
  • Runner-Up

    StartSomeGood.com

    StartSomeGood is a platform which empowers all changemakers globally to raise the funds and grow the community of supporters they need to transform ideas for good into action and impact. Social innovators come to our site with an idea for how they want to improve the world and detail the issue they seek to address and their plan for doing so.  Once approved by the StartSomeGood team, we work with the social entrepreneurs to help them craft a campaign to raise funds, through a high-touch approach with feedback and guidance sharing what we’ve learned in helping 70 social entrepreneurs raise the...