My daily routine after the accident was a challenge. In 2005, I was successfully admitted to the Greek Police Academy to follow a career as a policeman. However a year later I had an accident and I was forced to end my career because of Greek legislation that required police officers to be able-bodied, a […]
At school, in eighth grade, I opened my eyes to the various problems affecting my classmates and young people like me. I saw that nobody was doing anything to counteract these issues and this was unbearable to me, so I decided to do something myself! Day by day I started being active and representing the […]
For about 5 years I have been involved in working to solve social problems related to education and youth rights, both at local and national level. When I was in school I had the impression that teachers were not very open to talk about life issues with students. It seemed to me that they were […]
Is it possible to combine art, activism and youth politics? Kelvin Akpaloo is the living proof that this is possible, and above all that you can juggle so many different dimensions effortlessly and elegantly. His secret? Having a genuine passion for everything he does. We had a 30 minutes chat to get to know him […]
We had a fantastic time with Alejandra, a young Spanish woman who suddenly realised she was an advocate. A simple interest in gender equality, LGBTQI+ rights and mental health transformed into online activism, but no worries, this is not slacktivism. Q. Alejandra, it is super nice to have you here with us! You do a […]
Meeting with a political or corporate representative can be a good tactic to employ as a first step of your campaign, to show willingness to engage with decision-makers, or at a later stage to show the support you have built. Learn how to use this tactic successfully.