Nurturing Young Leaders through Civic Awareness | Blue Ribbon Movement | Milaap
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Nurturing Young Leaders through Civic Awareness | Blue Ribbon Movement
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    Created by

    Ashok Krishnan
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    The Blue Ribbon Movement

    from Mumbai, Maharashtra

80G tax benefits for INR donations

In a world full of disconnect, disengagement, and distrust among individuals and communities, The Blue Ribbon Movement is on a path to create youth leaders for a better world. I have been a volunteer at the BRM Movement Circle since 2013 when I started with the 1st batch of their flagship program, Community Connect Fellowship. 

With the idea to create active citizenship among the youth of the society, the movement has traveled a long way with currently running multiple big and small initiatives with 100% consent (Sarvanumati). 

The Movement Circle is a group of young individuals who have been through a journey of self-discovery and change in BRM and understand the value of the movement. They contribute by anchoring various initiatives of BRM and making it truly an alumni-led initiative. BRM Movement Circle believes in the idea of people funded (Jan-adharit) movement where the citizens themselves contribute to the movement which they feel has the potential to bring change.

Overall Initiatives and Impact:
  • The Community Connect Fellowship: Building active citizenship in youth through solving civic issues. 380+ fellows 6000+ civic complaints 60% complaints addressed. Voted 2nd best initiative globally at The World Forum for Democracy.
  • The Fools' Forum: Collaborative citizen events. 700+ individuals connecting 40+ alternative communities in Mumbai
  • Channel 5: Listening spaces in COVID times. Benefitted 180+ participants
  • Other events: Learning circles with thought leaders. 10+ circles

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