Young Changemakers

The young people we worked with on Changing the Story (CTS) were integral and authentic partners. Find out about the many ways young people shaped and engaged with the project and how they’re driving the change they want to see through and beyond CTS!


‘Junaid Oliephant from Ilizwi Lenyaniso Lomhlaba, Graff Reinet, South Africa on his way to a protest

 


Meet the amazing Youth Research Board and find out about the ‘Public Untruth’ artwork they co-created for the Changing the Story Inside Out and Outside In Festival (June 2021). Share your anonymous gender story and read the gender stories of other young people from around the world. Watch the incredible films created by young filmmakers on CTS Projects, and hear from the filmmakers themselves about their process, ideas, and hopes for their films! All this and more from the CTS Young Changemakers network!

Resource Archive

Search or browse the resource archive for films, reports, toolkits and other resources produced by the Changing the Story and its commissioned projects. Items relating to the Youth Research Board are listed below:

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Meet TaahirahMeet Taahirah, a Changing the Story Youth Research Board member from Cape Town, South Africa., , , south-africa changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-english
YRB Campaign for Change Launch EventThe Changing the Story Youth Research Board officially launched their campaigns for change, informed by their research findings, in an online event on Thursday 9 December 2021. Watch the recording …, , , event youth-research-boardfilm language-english language-spanish
Meet TaahirahTaahirah is 18 years old and from Cape Town South Africa. In this video Taahirah tells us more about her interests, inspirations and social engagement,, , , south-africa changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-english
Creative Education Corner Campaign: Does the Education System Equip us for our Future?This is a short animation created by Samjhana Balami (a member of the Changing the Story Youth Education Board), introducing Creative Education Corner, a collective of three members of the …Samjhana Balami, , , , , nepal changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-english sdg-4-education sdg-8-work
Through Art, theatre and Dialogue, young people are able to express their thoughts to the countryUzabintwari project at Rwamagana Youth center “YEGO CENTER” We are using Art, theatre and Dialogue, for bring back heroism! let the elders guide the young so the raise wisely! and …Eric Ngabonziza, Leonard, , rwanda youth-research-board locationfilm language-kinyarwanda
Youth Research Board final reflectionsThe Youth Research Board are fundamental to Changing the Story. Their contribution to the project is remarkable, therefore it is only right that they get to say a few final …Antonia Bello, Arlinda, David Espitia, Eric Ngabonziza, Jayden, Jesús Campos, Leonard, Rovithono, Samjhana Balami, Taahirah Hoosain, Trina Hoti, , , , youth-research-boardarticle language-english language-spanish subject-participatory-arts youth
Meet JesúsJesús is from San Isidro, Venezuela. Hear from Jesús about his work with children and young people in his community and what quote inspires Jesús most. With English subtitlesJesús Campos, , , venezuela changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-spanish
Leonard (Youth Research Board)Hear from Leonard about his group’s research project as part of his role on Changing the Story Youth Research Board., , , rwanda changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-english
Meet Eric!Eric is from Kigali in Rwanda. Find out from Eric what three words he would use to describe his experience as part of the Changing the Story Youth Research Board …Eric Ngabonziza, , , rwanda youth-research-board locationfilm language-english subject-reflections
Meet SamjhanaMeet Samjhana, a Changing the Story Youth Research Board member from Kathmandu, Nepal.Samjhana Balami, , , nepal changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-nepali
Meet EricMeet Eric Ngabonziza, a Changing the Story Youth Research Board member from Rwanda.Eric Ngabonziza, rwanda youth-research-board locationfilm
Interview with a young changemaker (Binga, Zimbabwe)Interview with a young changemaker (Binga, Zimbabwe), , , , changemakers youth-research-board zimbabwe locationfilm language-english subject-street-art
Does the education system equip us for our future?Creative Education Corner is a group within the Changing the Story Youth Research Board comprised of Samjhana, Arlinda, and Taahirah who are interested in arts-based methods and specifically the question …Arlinda, Samjhana Balami, Taahirah Hoosain, , youth-research-boardformat-zine subject-participatory-arts youth
The planet of no memoryThis fanzine is created by the Youth Research Board’s Preserving Memory Group composed by: David, Antonia, Trina and Leonard. It comes as a product of art research on projects supported …Antonia Bello, David Espitia, Leonard Nyiringabo, Trina Hoti, , , , colombia kosovo rwanda youth-research-board locationformat-zine language-english
Interview with a young changemaker (Zimbabwe)Interview with a young changemaker (Binga, Zimbabwe), , , , changemakers youth-research-board zimbabwe locationfilm language-english subject-street-art
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Meet LeonardMeet Leonard, a Changing the Story Youth Research Board member from Rwanda., , , rwanda changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-english
Meet JesúsCheck out the video to hear Jesús from the Changing the Story Youth Research Board talk about what his motivations were for his research and where he is going with …Jesús Campos, , , venezuela changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-spanish
Meet AntoniaMeet Antonia, a Changing the Story Youth Research Board member from Colombia., , , colombia changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-spanish
Meet JaydenMeet Jayden, a Changing the Story Youth Research Board member from Cape Town, South Africa., , , south-africa changemakers youth-research-board locationfilm language-spanish
Changing the Story: Youth Research BoardThis video introduces the work of the Youth Research Board and their contribution to the final Changing the Story event, , , , , event united-kingdom youth-research-board locationfilm language-english subject-participatory-arts youth

In 20/21, Changing the Story worked with a group of students from the University of Leeds’ Liberal Arts school. Led by CTS PhD Candidate Katie Hodgkinson, we challenged them to create two films that highlighted the themes reflected within the work created by the youth in post-conflict societies. This first film is based on their research with participants from the Changing the Story project Building Trust for Truth-Telling Among Former Child Soldiers:

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Watch the graduation film ‘El Juego del Encuentro’ (Longing to Return) from Angel Hurtado, visual artist on the ‘Building Trust for Truth-telling among Former Child Soldiers’ project:

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