Rise Up Call for Applications: Youth Champions Initiative for young people (Fully Funded to California, USA)

Prazo de inscrição: fevereiro 28, 2019

Erguer-se is launching the third cohort of the Iniciativa dos Jovens Campeões, Em parceria com a Fundação David e Lucile Packard. The Youth Champions Initiative (YCI) is an exciting initiative that is advancing innovation and quality in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. Through YCI, Rise Up invests in young champions who are leading the sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice (SRHRJ) movement now and for the next generation.

Following a competitive selection process, Rise Up will select XNUMX visionary young people working in Packard Foundation priority geographies – India, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and the United States (Louisiana and Mississippi). YCI integrates intensive capacity building, leadership development, mentoring, project funding, and technical assistance to enable young leaders to launch creative new initiatives to improve SRHRJ in their countries.


  • Young persons between the ages of XNUMX-XNUMX
  • Residents of:
    • Índia
    • Paquistão
    • Etiópia
    • Ruanda
    • Louisiana and Mississippi, USA
  • Personal dedication to improving sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Commitment to social change and experience in one or more of the following areas: youth development, education, sexual and reproductive health and rights, innovation and/or related fields
  • Support of the applicant’s host organization and ability to participate in a workshop in Los Altos, California, USA in June or July XNUMX
  • Proficient in oral and written English


  • Rise Up will cover all costs related to program participation, including passport and visa application fees, round-trip travel costs, food, and lodging during the week-long Incubator workshop in California.

Procedimento de aplicação:

Interested qualified applicants should complete the downloadable application form below and email it on or before February XNUMX, XNUMX to Rise Up’s Program Associate Patzia Martinez at [Email protegido], with a copy to Program Manager Claudia Romeu at [Email protegido]

Para maiores informações:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Rise Up Call for Applications: Youth Champions Initiative


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