citiesRISE is proud to present the recipients of the first Chennai Youth Challenge Award! Three youth-led initiatives have been selected to receive seed grant funding as well as technical and organizational development support for one year. The Youth Challenge Award (YCA) Chennai was launched on October 21, 2019 to support emerging young leaders and youth-focused […]
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The first annual citiesRISE Seattle Youth Challenge Award recipients were announced at the Washington State Mental Health Summit. citiesRISE is a global platform for local collective action committed to transforming the state of mental health policy and practice for young people nationally and globally. Seattle, WA, Oct. 30, 2019 – citiesRISE was proud to announce the […]
Youth Challenge Award Chennai CALLING ALL YOUNG LEADERS! OPEN OCTOBER 21st TO NOVEMBER 24th, 2019 A REQUEST FOR YOUR IDEAS ABOUT MAKING CHENNAI A BETTER PLACE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE! See details in English and Tamil below. citiesRISE is launching the Youth Challenge Award (YCA) in Chennai to support emerging young leaders and youth-focused organizations focused […]
Youth Challenge Award Sacramento CALLING ALL YOUTH! OPEN NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 1ST A REQUEST FOR YOUR IDEAS ABOUT MAKING SACRAMENTO A BETTER PLACE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE citiesRISE is launching the Youth Challenge Award (YCA) in Sacramento to support emerging young leaders and youth-focused organizations focused on improving mental health for and with young people in […]
Premio al Desafío Juvenil en Bogotá (Youth Challenge Award Bogotá) ¡Abierto ya! Aceptando aplicaciones hasta el 23 de septiembre citiesRISE, en alianza con la Secretaría de Salud (SDS), está movilizando acciones para mejorar la salud mental para y con las personas jóvenes de Bogotá mediante el lanzamiento del Premio al Desafío Juvenil para apoyar a […]
Two leading platforms transforming mental health in cities – I-CIRCLE and citiesRISE – are creating a strategic partnership to develop a global cities alliance that will support a unified vision for the Mental Health Friendly Cities movement. Starting with local collective action in the first five citiesRISE cities of Chennai, Nairobi, Bogota, Sacramento, and Seattle, the […]
This summer, youth leaders from different organizations came together in Chennai to exchange ideas, share experiences and collectively act on mental health! They were joined by various stakeholders who listened as youth made clear what was needed for the future of their mental health, having a bit of fun in the process!
Take a look at some photos from our recent collaborative efforts around the world, including with partners from the India Law Society to scale up the Atmiyata model as part of the Accelerator work (above).
In September 2017, citiesRISE joined the International Initiative for Leadership in Mental Health (IIMLH)/I-CIRCLE convening composed of cities leaders from the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the US that gather each year to discuss mental health city leadership.
What challenges do young people face regarding mental health? What should be the key areas to address on this issue?