Join YouthActionNet and LeaderStories for a Twitter Chat
June 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET
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What does it take to foster lasting connection and understanding across cultural divides? YouthActionNet and LeaderStories are hosting a lively Twitter chat featuring three unconventional experts — youth on the front lines of social change — who have navigated the challenges and opportunities inherent in building empathy and fostering social justice. Join us on June 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET on Twitter using the hashtag #amexleads
This discussion builds on the YouthActionNet Webinar on the same topic, on June 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET. You do not need to watch the webinar to join the chat (but you might want to!). WATCH the webinar recording below.
Founder of Kat-Katha @KatKathaStories
Gitanjali founded Kat-Katha to empower sex workers living in brothels on GB Road, India's largest redlight district, to gain greater control over their lives. In addition to providing skills training, legal support, and education for sex workers and their children, Kat-Katha works to break down barriers and dissolve the social stigmas sex workers face in Delhi.
Leo is co-founder of Cartas por la Reconciliación (Letters for the Reconciliation), a youth-led campaign fostering forgiveness and unity among Colombian citizens and ex-militant members of the FARC. Leo is also founder of BogotArt, which promotes the arts as a tool for democracy in marginalized Bogotá communities.
Founder of The History Project @historyproject
Qasim founded The History Project in Pakistan to revolutionize how history is taught around the world. Through its programs and new book,Partitioned Histories, students studying history are encouraged to understand the other side of every story and to question their assumptions.
June 28, 10 a.m. ET
Follow the conversation with hashtag #amexleads
Questions for Chat Participants
Q1. We live in a divided world, but impact requires connection. Tell us about a specific bridge you are working to build and why. #amexleads
Q2. How have you approached your challenges in bridging divides in a new way? Please share specific examples, ideas & stories. #amexleads?
Q3. Your turn to create the questions! Share your challenges, ask for input, and ssk for advice from #LeadYoung panelists. Be specific. #amexleads
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