Inspiring Young People: Carol Vicente

May 8, 2024

Produced by GOYN São Paulo, Juventudes Potentes.

In this video, Carol, a 28-year-old resident of Jardim Rainha, Itapevi, São Paulo, shares her experience with developing a community project in her neighborhood (As Minas – “Young Women”) and the impact of Juventudes Potentes in supporting her work, namely through micro-financing. She discusses the importance of local empowerment, the role of social projects in fostering community support, and her personal journey in social work. Carol highlights how projects like hers can help provide opportunities and support for the community, emphasizing the importance of helping one another and spreading love and knowledge.

Empowering Youth Through Performing Arts

March 16, 2022

GOYN eThekwini Youth Advisory Group member Nompumelelo Mkhize, also known as QUEEN, engages youth in Durban in expressing their challenges, aspirations, and successes through Performing Arts. In this video, Opportunity Youth use spoken word, song, and dance to share how they experience inequity and why it’s important for adults to listen and learn from young peoples’ lived realities.

Pertencer Youth Interviews

March 16, 2022

GOYN Sao Paulo youth share their experiences during the creation of the Pertencer music video and discuss how they experience inequity as members of the LGBTQIA+ Opportunity Youth community.

Pertencer (Belonging)

March 16, 2022

Composed, recorded, and directed by GOYN Sao Paulo young leader Samuel Ravih , Pertencer puts a spotlight on the everyday struggles LGBTQAI+ youth in Sao Paulo face when seeking community and belonging.

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