Give Young Changemakers the Funding They Need

Activists make posters before participating in a protest as part of the Fridays for Future climate movement, Kolkata, India, Sept. 24, 2021 (AP photo by Bikas Das).
Activists make posters before participating in a protest as part of the Fridays for Future climate movement, Kolkata, India, Sept. 24, 2021 (AP photo by Bikas Das).

Being an activist is tough. Being a young activist is tougher still. Although youth-led groups and movements have proven time and time again they can be drivers of progress and prosperity, the world has a poor track record of offering them a helping hand as they try to do so.  Today, for instance, we look back with fond nostalgia at the protests that swept the West in 1968, including the civil rights movement in the U.S. that resulted in the landmark Civil Rights Act, as well as student and wildcat strikes across France known collectively as May ’68. Popular accounts of that time highlight how […]

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