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2012 US-China International Youth Festival


Grants are first-come-first-serve. Apply now at www.eactus.com/apply. …

Grants are first-come-first-serve. Apply now at www.eactus.com/apply.
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Questions? Please contact amanda.ding@eactus.com. EACT looks forward to hearing from you!

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  • Note to CRs: The first IYF was created for UN’s International Year of Youth; since the UN YFY has passed, the current IYF is not relevant to UN YFY.
  • Note to CRs: The first IYF was created for UN’s International Year of Youth; since the UN YFY has passed, the current IYF is not relevant to UN YFY.
  • 10min-Youth Day: •Youth educational cultivation•Vision: IEmployment and business-establishment•Leadership and entrepreneurship•Equal dialogue, cross-cultural exchanges.ndividual and Mutual GrowthUN day: millennium [mi'leniəm] development goals•End poverty and hunger•Universal education•Gender equality•Child health•Maternal health•Combat HIV/AIDS•Environmental sustainability•Global partnershipVision: Global ProgressDevelopment Day: Green, Cooperation & Sustainability •Environment•Climate•Energy•Common view and cooperation all over the world•Sustainable developmentVision: Sustainable Development
  • Speakers from academic institutions, business areas, government and nonprofit orgsConfucious Academy, program directorInternational organizations – UN (United nations volunteer, UNESCO -United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), World Bank, IMFNPO- Cofounders and executive directorBusiness – senior levels, socially responsible organizationsThey are not only experts in their own fields, but also they strongly interested in youth cultivation;
  • 10min-However, the most important speakers were the participants themselves. Selection Form groups according to participants’ personal interest and their convenience Assign their roles; speakers, coordinatorsManagement and support EACT will have “workshop buddy’’ to support their workshop preparation Also, we help their team building, especially for students work onlinePresentation (onsite)
  • Posters of 2011 IYF
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  • 1. YOUTH ACTION IN CHINA2012 US-China International Youth Festival
  • 2. What is EACT - History Education Association for China Tomorrow A US 501 (C)(3) tax exempt nonprofit organization (2006) Tracing back to the International Education Foundation (1999) Partnering with international organizations, nonprofits and corporations.
  • 3. What is EACT - Missions  Education Enhancement  Spring Bud Project  Youth Cultivation  Youth Assembly at the UN  US-China International Youth Festival  Cultural Exchange Promotion  Hosting American and Chinese Delegations from various fields
  • 4. What is IYF? International Youth Festival History:  To support the “100,000 Strong” Initiative  To celebrate the UN’s International Year of Youth Missions:  Empower youth to make a voice  Promote people-to-people exchanges  Call to action on the realization of the MDGs
  • 5. What to expect in IYF? July, 2012, China 3 days’ Youth Summit in Xi’an, China 3 weeks of service learning and travel throughout China Generous EACT Youth Grant provided to up to 100 college-enrolled American students  $1,000 to $1,500 per grantee
  • 6. Who are the youth participants? Youth participants:  High proficiency in both spoken and written English  Open-minded and initiative-taking  Care for public welfare and community service  Value self-improvement as well as interpersonal and cross- cultural communications  Concerned with globally sustainable development  Leadership, social responsibility, cross-cultural experience, and more
  • 7. Phase One – Global Youth Summit
  • 8. Phase One – Global Youth Summit Themes “The topics ranged from social and economic problems to environmental and global problems that China, America and all other countries face. This made the summit challenging, exciting, and invigorating.” -- Chandler, FSU  Youth Day  UN Day: MDGs  Call for Actions!
  • 9. Phase One – Global Youth Summit Keynote Speeches Panel Speeches“We were given thechance to hear andnetwork with outstandingkey speakers, such as U.SEmbassy Public AffairsSection Cultural Officerand the leaders of CivicConcepts International.”-- Kristian, SDSU
  • 10. Phase One – Global Youth Summit Student presentations  Groupsformation  EACT support
  • 11. Phase One – Global Youth Summit Student workshops
  • 12. Phase Two-Service Learning Serving back to the communityLearning throughcommunications
  • 13. Phase Two-Service Learning 3-week (Post Summit) Locations:  Schools and  Educational institutes in multiple cities Participants: US grantees
  • 14. Phase Two-Service Learning Featured curricula  Educational & Cultural Week  Business Plan Week  Science & Tech Week Diverse teaching & learning methods Chinese students of wide age range Adult teaching assistants
  • 15. Phase Two-Service Learning Home Stay
  • 16. Phase Two-Service Learning Local cultural immersion tour
  • 17. How to Apply? How to apply?  Rolling admission Action now! Go to www.eactus.com/apply To get a chance to waive registration fee:  Like us on Facebook! Search “EACT” or Follow us on Twitter! @eactus  EACT will announce the winner at the end of May
  • 18. Thanks! Contact info Headquarter of EACT Address: 10411 Motor City Drive, Suite 750 Bethesda, MD 20817 Phone: 1-240-395-1376 Fax: 1-240-395-2347 Email: info@eactus.com Official website: http://eactus.com/ Questions?