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International Youth Council

Heeding the Call to Serve Humanity

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations | Posted 07.09.2015 | Impact
The Youth Assembly at the United Nations

As a young boy in my early teens, I was awakened to my calling of service to humanity. It was still veiled from total revelation as it should be at that time in life. However, the core principle that my life was created to serve was instilled then and is still very prevalent today.

Children, Not Heirs of Hatred and Intolerance

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations | Posted 07.09.2015 | Impact
The Youth Assembly at the United Nations

After the post-election violence that erupted in 2007 and the signing of a peace agreement, Kenya has made tremendous efforts to build a strong democracy and promote social peace and reconciliation.

The Role of Community, Mentors, and Role Models in Growth

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations | Posted 07.07.2015 | Impact
The Youth Assembly at the United Nations

I am a first-generation immigrant, a first-generation college student, and a low-income young Filipino woman. I come from an underrepresented background in the international development and social impact scene. The unique challenges my demographic face are insufficiently discussed and advocated for.

The Year of Youth

Hung Vo | Posted 09.29.2012 | Teen
Hung Vo

All of these individuals have three things in common: they possess an idea, have the desire for change and they can't do it alone.