Global Institute for Diversity and Change © 2017 • PRIVACY POLICY

Amazing Grace: Freedom's Song

Keynote Speaker

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Our world is at war with a global epidemic - poverty. Today over 1 billion people live in abject poverty (less than $1 day) and 50% of them are youth under the age of 25. With limited access to education and sustainable skills, millions of children live with the daily threat of being exploited by poverty. Our world is counting on millenials to create innovative solutions to the world's greatest socio-economic challenges. Many of them simply don't have the tools...until now.


Soldiers 4 Change is a global service and youth activism program dedicated to training tomorrow's brightest global leadeers today! Most of the world considers youth to be apathetic to human rights issues, but historically, social change has been led by our youth. For years, students have been asking GIDC founder, Yewande Austin, how to support her humanitarian organization's (  ongoing  global  empowerment  initiatives.   Since 2006, these

Global Service and Youth Activism Project

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S4C gives participants an intensive learning experience in a one-week long bootcamp. This comprehensive model trains students based on the 5 pillars of our global empowerment programs - leadership, diversity and inclusion, social entrepreneurship, community activism and music/arts while funding a worthy cause. Students will partcipate in daily workshops that teach the core principles of each pillar. Then they will have a unique opportunity to put these lessons into action through local initiatives designed especially for them to take the lead! Initiatives can be organized locally or abroad. Participants will receive S4C training materials, promotional items and more! Are you ready to be a soldier 4 change?

programs have empowered vulnerable youth, AIDS orphans and human trafficking survivors with critical life skills (education, leadership and sustainable skills) in 12 countries from Africa and Europe to the Americas. Now S4C will empower students locally, while changing the lives of vulnerable youth globally!

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