Virtual Town Halls
From 100 to 100,000 students, Virtual Town Halls equip youth to understand, explore, and synthesize their voice around critical issues facing their local or global communities. Whether they are connecting across a city or around the world, Virtual Town Halls provide a collaboration framework that empowers youth to examine the complexity of their issues, while democratically engaging both expert and peer.Enter the a Virtual Town Hall Classroom
Classroom StructureStudent leaders meet virtually on a weekly basis to create a common framework for the topic of discussion. They will then facilitate a full day Virtual Town Hall with their peers from across the region.
Truly a Global experience!This "quintessential example of grassroots democracy" leverages 21st century technology to build an innovative and substantive space for community. It then leverages that community to empower youth to "speak to power," be that a local town council or the UNESCO World Forum Global Citizenship, with a unified voice, educated in the complexity of the challenge at hand.
Testimonial"For the first time in my life, I feel like I’m part of something bigger. The world is interconnected in a variety of way, through technology, rapid access to information, political alliances, immigration, the need to fight for environmental causes and social equality. I feel like together, as global citizens, we can do this." - Luiza, Brazil