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Marcus Green

Multimedia Producer, Founder of "Determined Series", Freelance in Detroit, MI

Determined Revisited

PRESENTED ON APR 30, 2019
IN DETROIT @ VOL 37

Marcus D. Green, Detroit native and creator of Determined, leveraged his experience working on ABC World News and ESPN to tell the stories of Detroit's most determined youth to the forefront and help push them to take the next step in achieving their goals. His skills are so versatile that he is sometimes referred to as “the Swiss Army producer.”

Marcus first introduced his work to Pecha Kucha in 2017 for Vol. 32 in Detroit.

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Indonesian Youth Conference

BY ALANDA KARIZA
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 03, 2010

Indonesian Youth Conference (IYC) is an activity planned and organized by youth, and aimed at gathering Indonesia youth to share problems and ideas, enhance their awareness of current issues, and convince the public that youth voices must be heard and taken seriously. IYC consists of two activities that are intertwined with each other: 1. A forum that invites 33 young people aged 15 to 21 years from all over Indonesia to represent their respective provinces at this event. They are expected to be actively involved in communities and networks, respectively, are determined to make a change towards a better Indonesia, and want to start a movement or project in their community. 2. A festival, made up of organized seminars and workshops that can be visited by anyone by buying tickets. Seminar sessions and workshops at the festival are more general, covering a wide range of issues. It invites experts, professionals, government officials, and youth achievement to talk about law and governance, politics, culture, creative industries, information technology, environment, education, health, activism, social entrepreneurship, as well as journalism and media. (In Indonesian)

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The Links between Poetry and Youth Work

BY SOPHIE REA
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 25, 2016

Sophie Rea shares the Links between Poetry and Youth Work

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Transit Goals

BY RYAN TURBEVILLE
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

Join Ryan Turbeville as we take a look at creative ideas to inspire solving Nashville's transit issues. 

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KnowHow / Youth Programs at the Intersection of Creativity and Critical Thinking

BY ELIZABETH WRIGHT
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 17, 2016

Elizabeth Wright presents "KnowHow" a local community organization that builds youth leadership and community engagement through the arts. KnowHow youth work at the intersection of creativity and critical thinking to engage with their communities, develop solutions to issues that affect their lives, and build vital life skills. Tonight, KnowHow adult allies  will share the inspiration and design behind this work, information about their many programs, and their dreams for the future of their organization and our city. 

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Empowering Our Youth

BY SHANTA SUNDARASON
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 24, 2017

Shanta Sundarason is a social activist and runs The Giving Tree Unionville where she mentors youth to empower them into becoming positive change makers.

She seeks to bring attention to community involvement, volunteering, and teaching the youth these same things to create a better future.

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Youth Engagement = A Resilient Future

BY DIANA CRETU
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Diana Cretu & Maria Barbu take an inquisitive look at the realities of the current generation emerging in the workforce, asking: how might we better support future generations to successfully transition into adulthood and lead meaningful lives?

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The Christchurch Youth Movement

BY CLAUDIA MCDONALD
@ VOL 33 ON DEC 06, 2017

15 year old Claudia McDonald has a head full of ideas.  She is involved with the Christchurch Youth Movement which creates youth opportunities and action in Christchurch.

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Create a Balanced Life and Reach Your Dreams

BY TAMERA SIMPSON
@ VOL 26 ON APR 03, 2019

Richard's presentation is a pragmatic guide to how the next generation can give the greatest service possible to society through taking responsibility for themselves and becoming self-reliant.

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The Youth are not our Future they are our Here and Now

BY JEN MARCHBANK
@ VOL 23 ON AUG 10, 2019

For her talk, our presenter Jen Marchbank chose to discuss her passion for youth advocates and activists, particularly highlighting the work of the Youth for a Change organization.