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Towards A Net Zero Future

Come join us for this chat and networking session to talk about "Net Zero" and what it means for Singapore!

If sustainability is something you're interested in, this is the forum for you to share your thoughts and meet fellow youths to discuss how we can reach climate goals as a nation. Hear speakers from the Ministry of Sustainability and Environment, corporations, research institutions and civil society.

πŸ”΄ 21 Sept, Wed
πŸ”΅ 7-9pm
βšͺ Online / Joyden Hall, 201 Victoria Street, #07-01 Bugis+, S188067

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: bit.ly/3S0yMaV

Organised by the Global Shapers Community (Singapore Hub) & National Youth Council
#sustainability #youth #dialogue
In My Community: Ground Up Initiatives

Interested in supporting a cause, or making a positive impact in your community? Join our workshop and build a ground up community!

Ground-Up Initiatives play an important role to support different needs of the community and raise awareness for local issues. GUIs surface hidden needs and respond to those needs quickly in the current society. Learn how to respond to needs, collaborate with others, volunteer and run your own GUIs!

πŸ”΄ 22 Sep, Thu
πŸ”΅ 6.30pm-8pm

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3BBnvbz

Organised by Soristic
#workshop #community
The Enabling Festival 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has created worlds of isolation, particularly for caregivers and persons living with dementia. The lack of physical interaction has reminded us of the importance to stay in touch.

This festival brings a carefully curated series of thought-provoking and engaging programmes, to showcase the experiences of persons living with dementia and their caregivers. A single touch can help reduce anxiety and make us feel secure, psychologically safe and less alone. It can even reduce pain and the feeling of social exclusion.

πŸ”΄ 23 Sep - 16 Oct
πŸ”΅ National Gallery Singapore

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3eFGwRf

Organised by Enable ASIA
#festival #dementia #caregivers
Book Launch of Khairat Kita: documenting a legacy of community aid

What are Malay/Muslim Mutual Benefit Organisations (MMBOs) and why are we documenting their legacy?

Join us in conversation with MMBO representatives, authors Fauzy Ismail, Zakaria Zainal and Zaki Jumahri, and filmmaker Hakimi Jamil, moderated by historian and writer Hidayah Amin. MMBOs will discuss their history and value to the community, followed by conversations about the challenging process of documenting this intangible heritage during Covid-19. The launch will also feature a photo exhibition and book signing with the authors.

πŸ”΄ 25 Sept, Sun
πŸ”΅ 230pm - 4pm
βšͺ The POD @ NLB, 100 Victoria St, National Library, S188064, access from L1

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3UhLm7M

Organised by Ethos Books
#booklaunch #heritage #conversations
Both Sides, Now: Lepaskan Sesalan

Both Sides, Now presents to you Lepaskan Sesalan (Release Your Regrets), a community event to ease and normalise conversations on end-of-life issues with live interactive performances, an exhibition, participatory activities and more!

Lepaskan Sesalan provides a safe space largely for the Malay-Muslim community to continue the conversation on death and dying, loss and bereavement from last year.

πŸ”΄ 21 - 24 Sept, Wed - Sat
πŸ”΅ 10am - 10pm
βšͺ Heartbeat@Bedok Atrium, 11 Bedok North Street 1 S(469662)

πŸ‘‰ For more info: https://bit.ly/3UqtFTB

Organised by ArtsWok Collaborative
#death #community
Learning from Mutual Aid Initiatives and Co-operatives: Reflections from Baltimore, USA

Knowing the positive impact that communities can have, how might we meaningfully connect and activate people and resources in a community to unlock their full potential and create social change?

In this virtual gathering, Vincent (A Good Space, General Manager) will share his personal learnings and reflections from the study trip and invite participants to share their perspectives and the possibilities they see.

πŸ”΄ 28 Sep, Wed
πŸ”΅ 7.30pm - 9pm

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3BlyIvK

Organised by A Good Space
#mutualaid #community
Inter-University Environmental Conference 2022

Inter-University Environmental Conference (IUEC) 2022 brings together youths from green groups, universities, pre-tertiary institutions, start-ups and NGOs across Singapore! It aims to advance discussions beyond Singapore's Green Plan 2030 and bring together youths from across the environmental sustainability and conservation space. 

πŸ”΄ 8 Oct - 9 Oct, Sat - Sun
πŸ”΅ 11am - 5.30pm
βšͺ ITE College Central (Tay Eng Soon Convention Centre), 2 Ang Mo Kio Dr S(567720)

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3SjHG3B

Organised by Inter-University Environmental Coalition
#environment #conference
Limitless Youth Mental Health Forum 2022

How can I support someone else?

Join us and hear from 6 outstanding mental health advocates about their journeys and how to Make A Difference Where You Are!

πŸ”΄ 28 Sep, Wed
πŸ”΅ 7.45pm - 10pm

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3xAVnTO

Organised by Limitless, SG Mental Well-Being Network & SCAPE
#mentalhealth #paneldiscussion
Tech for Good 2022

T4G is an annual innovation festival to find creative solutions for people with disabilities. This year T4G is back in person, with 30 teams of innovators showcasing their solutions to the public. Other fringe activities include lunchtime chats and a Assistive Tech marketplace.

πŸ”΄ 1 Oct, Sat
πŸ”΅ 10am - 5pm
βšͺ National Library Plaza, 100 Victoria Street S(188064)

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3qT6GmC

Organised by Engineering Good
#technology #disabilities #festival
OnePeople.sg Community Exploration Series

OnePeople.sg’s Community Exploration is a series of learning journeys to various religious sites in Singapore. Participants can learn about the different faiths and uncover little known facts and stories through guided tours and enriching conversations with our religious practitioners. Join us before the slots filled up!

πŸ”΄ Various dates
πŸ”΅ Various timings
πŸ—Ί Various locations

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3RhDwZ4

Organised by OnePeople.sg & International Conference on Cohesive Societies (ICCS)
#religion #experiential #conversations
What We Inherit x City Book Room

β€œWhat is an Indian person supposed to look like?”

For Indian women in Singapore, questions that cast doubt on their identities are all too common. Expressions of identity that go against stereotype are often met with confusion and uncertainty – for example, when the race on their IC isn’t β€œIndian”, or when they study Chinese in school instead of Tamil.

Join us with three authors from What We Inherit as they unpack their personal essays about Indian womanhood. Look forward to revelations about identities that fall outside of CMIO markers, feelings of displacement and writing as catharsis.

πŸ”΄ 2 Oct, Sun
πŸ”΅ 3 - 5pm
πŸ—Ί City Book Room, 387 Joo Chiat Road #03-02 S(427623)

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3DWaKtO

Organised by AWARE
#race #women #book
Mental Health Awareness & Wellbeing Festival 2022

Returning for its second edition, the Mental Health Awareness & Wellbeing Festival invites migrant writers, local writers, and mental health professionals to share their diverse perspectives on mental wellbeing during the pandemic and beyond. Its slate of programmes explores ways that communities can build resilience together and celebrates art as a valuable tool for self-expression and coping with difficult times.

πŸ”΄ 9 Oct, Sun
πŸ”΅ 1 - 5pm
πŸ—Ί The Great Hall @ Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre, 30A Yishun Central 1, S(768796)

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3fmt4ST

Organised by Migrant Writers of Singapore & Sing Lit Station
#mentalhealth #migrantworkers #festival
A Good Pitch: Ideas For Migrant Workers in Singapore

Are you passionate about supporting migrant workers in Singapore?

Come listen to 3 passionate multi-sector teams pitch their ideas to make Singapore a more welcoming place for migrant workers to work and live in!

πŸ”΄ 9 Oct, Sun
πŸ”΅ 1 - 5pm
πŸ—Ί Workcentral, 190 Clemenceau Ave, #06-01 Singapore Shopping Centre, S(239924)

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3frk8vy

Organised by A Good Space
#community #migrantworkers
CAN ANOT? WAN BUILD PUBLIC SPACE TGT

How do we look at public space in Singapore? What are the rules that govern them and how have they changed over time?

Join us for a community event where we reimagine the possibilities of alternative public spaces! We'll kick off with a teach-in about the politics of public space followed by an interactive workshop where you can create, break and interact with the various set-ups and exhibits in the space.

πŸ”΄ 9 Oct, Sun
πŸ”΅ 3pm - 6pm
βšͺ️ EX-SITU Space, Singapore Art Museum Residencies, 39 Keppel Rd #03-07, S089065

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3CrHjyK

Organised by Your Head Lah & Museum Justice Movement
#publicspace #workshop #community
Hungry for Change Challenge

This programme aims to empower youth to develop and pilot innovative solutions, that will prevent/reduce food waste in food establishments and/or households in Singapore.

πŸ“Œ The top 5 ideas will be supported with up to $25,000!
πŸ“Œ Opportunities to consult with NEA and benefit from their expertise
πŸ“Œ At least 1 current students or alumni (>5 years) from institutes of higher learning in Singapore in your team
πŸ“Œ Teams are encouraged to include elements of community outreach

πŸ‘‰ Submit your ideas by 31 Oct, Mon
πŸ‘‰ Submit here: https://bit.ly/3rq5c3k

Organised by DBS Foundation and National Environment Agency
#foodwaste #sustainability #challenge
Living in Limbo: Gender and housing insecurity in Singapore

What might adequate housing for everyone look like? Join this panel event as we draw upon local research about the gendered realities of housing insecurity in Singapore.

Our panel of speakers brings advocacy and research as well as women who experienced housing insecurity firsthand. Lets discuss difficulties single mothers face in securing stable housing; unique challenges of women homelessness; implications about living costs and the definition of family; and policy changes that needs to happen.

πŸ’°$5 or contribute-what-you-can

πŸ”΄ 19 Oct, Wed
πŸ”΅ 7-830pm
βšͺ️ Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy 469C Bukit Timah Road Manasseh Meyer Building, Seminar Room 2-1, S259772

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3ygBfXc

Organised by AWARE
#housing #genderequality #inequality
Heritage Game Jam 2022

HGJ is back this year and fully online again! HGJ aims to celebrate the medium of games to talk about Singapore culture and heritage: past, present, and future.

We encourage jammers to explore our heritage not just as a setting or a backdrop – but featuring our culture and society. Through games, we allow players to reflect on what identity is as a Singaporean.

πŸ”΄ 28 Oct, Fri - 6 Nov, Sun
πŸ”΅ Opens at 8pm, Closes at 10pm

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3fvtZ3c

Organised by The Sagakaya Collective
#heritage #game #culture
Youth Got It

Since the pandemic struck, burnout at the workplace has hit an all time high among young adults. As many are adapting to a new normal in work settings, lines between work and life has started to blur.

Join us at our symposium with keynote speaker, Adrian Pang, to tackle issues on mental health at the workplace, express personal emotions and uncover what's truly important for your next step!

πŸ”΄ 7 Oct, Fri - 8 Oct, Sat
πŸ”΅ 10am - 4pm
βšͺ️ Metropolitan YMCA Singapore, 60 Stevens Road S257854

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3CC7tis

Organised by Metropolitan YMCA Singapore
#youth #mentalhealth #workplace
Intergenerational Activism & Conversations

Hear from different generations of LGBTQ+ activists as they share invaluable nuggets of history, their personal stories, and monumental experiences with the communities across Singapore and Cambodia.

By engaging a spectrum of activists from different generations, we hope that these stories will not only shed light into individual challenges and triumphs, but also become invaluable archival resources for future generations.

πŸ”΄ 16 Oct, 30 Oct, 13 Nov, 27 Nov (Sun)
πŸ”΅ 1pm - 2.30pm

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3ysmgcL

Organised by Prout, HearUs, and GEM-Gender Environment Mental
#lgbtq #paneldiscussion
Conversations Reimagined: Work Hard Also Not Enough

Our work culture has long led us to believe that if we work hard, we will be rewarded fairly. However, this may not be the reality for many citizens in Singapore. Is working hard truly enough for one to survive in our modern-day society?

Learn more about the experiences faced by the working poor and co-create solutions towards in-work poverty in this virtual event.

πŸ”΄ 29 Oct, Sat
πŸ”΅ Human Library: 1pm - 1.45pm | Main event: 2pm - 4.30pm

πŸ‘‰ Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3ClZPY9

Organised by The Best of You and AMKFSC Community Services
#inequality #poverty #conversations