The Caribbean Youth Environment Network in partnership with the Department of Youth Services is hosting a project on Climate Justice and Indigenous Livelihoods designed to build awareness, enhance capacity and provide financial support to youth led climate justice projects in Belize.
The Project is being done in two phases:
Apply for Phase 1: Training of Trainers
This training is an intensive training aimed at building the capacity of a core group of young adults on climate change policy and participation. It is going to be coupled with skills building related to social auditing that is rooted in understanding climate justice and indigenous livelihoods.
It is aimed at persons between ages 18-35.
This group will then be the trainers that will engage young people in phase 2 with honorarium provided.
Follow this link to apply: https://forms.gle/T86wDAE2ZZoK9BPk8
Applications close June 6th 2022 at 11:59pm
Apply for Phase 2: Youth Think Tank
This is a dynamic incubator aimed at building awareness about climate change challenges through the lens of climate justice but also provides the opportunity for mentorship in building or scaling up a project proposal that may be eligible for a small launch pad grant.
Follow this link to apply: https://forms.gle/sgMX411DSeZfMqUK7
Applications close June 15th 2022 at 11:59pm.
It is aimed at persons between the ages 16-29 of Garifuna and Maya ethnicity in and around the peri-urban and rural areas of Dangriga and Punta Gorda Town.