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React!

React! is calling on all Youth Workers to spread knowledge on circular economy, social entrepreneurship and personal development. Sign up for the program and join the movement towards a sustainable economy!

WHY REACT!?

The development of a circular economy and social entrepreneurship is seen as key to improving the environment and creating positive societal change. But whilst awareness and interest in social entrepreneurship and the circular economy is increasing, it remains difficult for young people to access the right information and support to inflict great change. Young entrepreneurship is an important driver for innovation and a path forward towards a sustainable economy.

How does React! work?

React! aims to provide useful tool-kits to young people through Youth Workers. We will offer free international training programs on the topics of Circular economy, Social Entrepreneurship and Personal Development.

By doing so Youth workers and organisations working with young people will have effective and attractive tools to provide non-formal education to young people, for aspiring entrepreneurs to really understand the principles of a sustainable economy; and how to include it from the onset in their entrepreneurial projects.

 

CRITERIA

We are looking to educate organisations or individuals involved with young people. Do you or does your organisation work with young people between 18 and 30 years old? Then this could be a project for you.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • What is the circular economy
  • How can you integrate your own ambition and skills with the circular economy?
  • How to help young people to integrate circular economy in daily life

  • What is impact entrepreneurship?
  • What can youth workers learn from impact entrepreneurs and how can you collaborate?
  • How can you support young people in starting their own impact business?

  • Embark on a journey in which you will have the opportunity to think about your WHY (your purpose) and about your own mindset that is either supporting or hindering you
  • This module will give you the opportunity to stop and (re)think about what really matters
  • And how can you challenge your own assumption about what is possible

Timeline

Deadline to apply
13 August
16 August
Selection of participants
16 August
Kick off
4 September
4 September - 4 November
Work on case
4 September - 4 November
Deadline submission of case
4 November
13 November - 21 November
Selection of winners
13 November - 21 November
Announcement of winners
21 November
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PARTNERS 

React! is initiated and funded by the Erasmus + program. The project is coordinated by Impact Hub The Netherlands and Impact Hub Madrid (Spain) and programs are organised together with Impact Hub Lisbon (Portugal), The Rediscovery Centre (Ireland) and Step (Slovenia).