Alternative B: Green Actions for Social Change

 

Alternative B is a one-year-project that aims to support young social entrepreneurs in their quest to create a more fair and bright future. The first part of the project was a 7-day intensive course when 20 young entrepreneurs, from 4 European countries met and worked together in shaping their business ideas. The second part of the course is designed to provide the future change creators with tools and skills to create a positive change and to implement the ideas that they have passion about.

I. The aim

Alternative B – II Edition aims to equip young social entrepreneurs with the tools, knowledge and skill necessary for them to build the change that they aspire.

II. The tools

The course will be with focus on specific tools and skill that will make our young people, the successful social change makers of the day.

During the 7-day-intensive course the participants will:

  • learn how to attract supporters for their idea
  • learn marketing and fundraising techniques
  • develop organizational and motivational skills
  • get professional advices and help how to overcome some of the most pressing challenges that they face in implementing their ideas
  • learn and be inspired from the experience of other change creators across Europe

The course will be based on non-formal educational methods and will use techniques like open-space discussion, workshop formats, brainstorming and group work.

III. Your profile

We expect that you are young, with passion about your idea and determined to make a positive change in the world.

IV. Where and when

The course will take place in Smolyan, Bulgaria from 10-18th August 2016. The project will cover the accommodation, food and transportation for the participants for the period of the course.

V. Apply

If you like to take part in the course, please send the filled application form to Maria at: maria@crossingborders.dk

 

We are excited to meet you there!

 

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