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We seek to ignite peopleโ€™s curiosity in social issues, and create a learning community of people who care.
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GEAR Student Conference
๐Ÿ“ฃ OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS! ๐Ÿ“ฃ

Join the conference to learn more about Green Architecture, Energy Management, Circular Economy and RealTech! ๐Ÿข๐ŸŒฑThis event is organised by Kajima and SMU.

Expand your knowledge through keynote speakers, Esther An (Chief Sustainability Officer, CDL), and panel discussion featuring Brice Degeyter (Bizsu) and Anjalika Singh (Taronga Ventures) on the pivotal role of the built environment sector in creating a sustainable future.

๐Ÿšถโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ Embark on an exclusive guided tour of THE GEAR โ€“ Kajima Group's upcoming regional headquarters and first global innovation centre that aims to drive sustainable technological innovations.

Explore pioneering start-ups and internship opportunities within Kajima.

๐Ÿ”ด 4 August 2023, Friday
๐Ÿ”ต1pm-5pm
๐Ÿ—บ The GEAR, 19 Changi Business Park Crescent, S(489690)

Sign up at by 28 July: bit.ly/3Dpr58V
From Insight to Impact: How can we take a preventive approach to students' well-being?

Join them for an engaging and insightful fireside chat and networking event designed exclusively for educators!

Esteemed speakers from different institutions will come together and discuss innovative strategies, best practices, and valuable insights on how to identify and address potential well-being challenges before they escalate proactively. Delve into the power of early intervention, effective assessment methods, and the role of schools in creating supportive environments.


๐Ÿ”ด5 Aug 2023, Saturday
๐Ÿ”ต2pm-3.30pm
๐Ÿ—บTemasek ShopHouse,28 Orchard Road
๐Ÿ’ฐ Free for educators and $5 for general public

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/3Ohksuw
PageTurnerBookClub August Session

๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“– Calling all book lovers! ๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ“š
Join the exciting LGBTQ+ & Allies book club and embark on an unforgettable literary journey together, co-hosted by Transbefrienders & Pelangi Pride Centre!

๐Ÿš€๐ŸŒŸ RSVP now to become a part of their passionate community, where they will discuss captivating stories by LGBTQ+ authors, share insights, and connect with fellow bookworms from all walks of life.

๐Ÿ”ด 12 Aug 23, Sat
๐Ÿ”ต2.30pm-4.30pm
๐Ÿ—บPelangi Pride Centre

Sign up at:bit.ly/3KgH7G0
Changing Room:A New Perspective on Body Image and Fashion

Youโ€™re invited to Changing Room, a film that asks, โ€œWhat does criticizing our bodies have to do with climate change? Can all the clothes-buying end, if we are not first satisfied with ourselves?โ€ ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿ‘•๐Ÿ‘š๐Ÿ‘—

This interactive film explores themes of body image, fast fashion and climate change through art and dance as a medium of exploration ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ๐ŸŽญ

You can expect:

- A Q&A session with the film's creative team
- Movement therapy (an exploration of the mind-body connection accessible to all)
- The distribution of a wear counter enabling you to see how much you buy and wear new garments

๐Ÿ”ดScreening Dates and Times
23 Sept, 11:30am -1pm
23 Sept 2:30pm- 4pm
30 Sept 11:30am-1 p.m
30 Sept 2:30pm- 4 p.m

๐Ÿ’ฐ $25.19(Early Bird ticket)

๐Ÿ—บThe Projector 6001 Beach Road #05-00 Singapore, 199589

Enjoy Early Bird sales if you sign up by the end of July: bit.ly/3KovNrp
5th National Day Ground-Up Party

Ground-Up Party is back for the 5th year, with two exciting parts!

First, pick and play a local conversation card game at the Singapore Conversations Festival. Get to know fellow participants, or discuss social issues that you care about โค๏ธ

Next, at the Unconference, unlike a traditional event, YOU decide what activities to run, and what to join. You could invite people to play a board game, play music from local artistes, or share your favourite local book - the possibilities are endless โœจ๏ธ

Join us for a fun and community-created experience! ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

๐Ÿ”ด6 August 2023, Sunday
๐Ÿ”ต12.45pm - 6pm
๐Ÿ—บNational Library Building, Possibility Room and Courtyard (Level 5), 100 Victoria St, S188064

Sign up at: bit.ly/3PJtNh1
Asking for a friend: Healthy Dating
By HTHT Co.


HTHT Co.(Heart to Heart conversations) hopes to provide an inclusive space for people to have intimate, honest and serious conversations (heart to heart talks, hthts) on how they feel about relationship matters in Singapore.

In their upcoming event, they will dive into the topic of healthy dating and how it looks like ๐Ÿ’˜

Whether youโ€™re the one with the question (or justโ€ฆ asking for a friendโ€ฆ), they are inviting you to a night to discuss relationship dilemmas and learn what it means to date well. This panel and peer discussion event is open to adults aged 21-40 who are looking to discover more about themselves and how to better navigate their dating journey.

๐Ÿ”ด 7 September 23, Saturday
๐Ÿ”ต 7pm-9.30pm
๐Ÿ—บCo. @ Duxtonโ€, 99 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089543
๐Ÿ’ฐ$25.19 (Dinner provided)

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/3YGNRTq
๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿ“š WALK IN MY SHOES 2023 A human library organised by SG Stories of Youth

This human library feature books with personal stories of setback and success, struggle and triumph. Over the course of 4 sessions and 2 days, our sharers will cover a wide range of topics including mental health, social equality and education, caring for those with disability, and advocacy.

๐Ÿ”ด Session 1: Why is mental health awareness important to you? 19 Aug 1300-1530 @ Central Public Library

๐Ÿ”ด Session 2: What does an education mean to you? 19 Aug 1415-1515 @ Central Public Library

๐Ÿ”ด Session 3: How can we advocate mental wellbeing for ourselves an others? 20 Aug 1400-1500 @ Harbourfront Library

๐Ÿ”ด Session 4: What inspires your activism? How can I make a difference too? 20 Aug 1515-1615 @ Harbourfront Library

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/45xTc1L
Journeying Through Shadows; Navigating Anticipatory Grief for Dementia Caregivers

Join grief champion Gracie Mak as she shares the complex emotions and losses faced by caregivers of persons with dementia. Caregivers Dr. Rinkoo Ghosh and Imran Wee will then join her to share their perspectives and lived experiences in an engaging panel discussion.

๐Ÿ”ด 31 August 23, Saturday
๐Ÿ”ต 7pm-8.30pm
๐Ÿ—บZoom (Zoom details will be emailed to all participants by 22 August 2023, Tuesday)

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/44eHrwd
Better Mental Health Together- Watching Over Our Vulnerable

Join this public forum to learn how to build mental resilience and a positive mental health, as well as how you can play a part in helping the young and old at risk of suicide. The public forum will also provide access to the support network and resources that are available in the community.

๐Ÿ”ด 9 September 23, Saturday
๐Ÿ”ต 9am-12.30pm
๐Ÿ—บNg Teng Fong General Hospital,Tower A, Auditorium, Level 1

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/45bFhih
YOUTH GOT IT: 1800-FRIENDSHIPS.

Engage in purposeful conversations as Jeanette Aw and Rui En share their personal journeys, insights on youth mental health and the friendships that shape us.
Engage in immersive activities focused on boundaries, conflict resolution and the art of being an incredible friend.

๐Ÿ”ด 6 Oct(Fri) or 7 Oct(Sat)
๐Ÿ”ต9.30am-4pm
๐Ÿ—บMetropolitan YMCA Singapore, 60 Stevens Road S(257854)

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/45PCoUd
Design the Good Life: 2023 Parking Day by Bold at Work

Join Bold At Work alongside their community partners in this year Parking Day, as they explore and share fresh approaches towards health awareness, adoption and advocacy.

Since 2019, Bold At Work has been organising PARK(ing) DAY in Yuhua to inject a sense of playfulness and possibility in the neighbourhood. This year they are organising it in 3 different locations concurrently.

๐Ÿ”ด16 September 23, Saturday
๐Ÿ”ต4pm-8pm
๐Ÿ—บ Locations:
1. Yuhua, Jurong
2. Boon Lay
3. Lengkok Bahru

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/45pnp3y
Youth Action Challenge Season 5

Looking to make a meaningful change in Singapore? Take Part in the Youth Action Challenge Season 5!

Here's your short at making it happen! Sign up for YAC Season 5 and meet like-minded youths to create solutions to tackle issues close to our hearts!

Journey with industry experts and be equipped with project development skills. You stand an opportunity to receive up to $50,000 where your ideas can transform into reality!

๐Ÿ”ดMandatory sessions to attend
1. Context Setting (In-person)- 7 Oct 2023 
2. Design Thinking Workshop (Virtual)- 21 Oct 2023 
3. Logic Model Workshop (Virtual)- 28 Oct 2023 
4. Consult Clinic (Virtual) -
4 Nov 2023 
5. Mid-point Sharing (In-person) -
18 Nov 2023 
6. Storypitching Masterclass (In-person)-
9 Dec 2023 
7. Final Open Mic (In-person) -
27-28 Jan 2024

Sign up by 13 September: https://bit.ly/3QIc6Pa
Co-designing Integrated Wellness Centre for Youths

Join a series of co-creation workshops, where your voices and insights will shape the future of youth wellbeing. At the heart of each workshop is a collaborative effort to truly understand the needs and aspirations of our youths and their trusted adults/caregivers. Expect each workshop to be dynamic and interactive as they gather and synthesise ideas to empower and uplift the wellbeing of our youths!

Participants will receive a $20 gift voucher of your choice from any of these brands (Shopee, Starbucks or Grab) as a token of appreciation for your participation in each workshop.

๐Ÿ”ด 9 Sep (Sat, 9am to 1pm), 23 Sep (Sat, 9am to 1pm) or 29 Oct (Sun, 1pm to 4pm)
๐Ÿ—บ Location at a central area (to be shared with confirmed participants)

Sign up at:
https://bit.ly/45N92G8 (Youths)
https://bit.ly/45vYaMS (Adults)
Authenticity in Motion, jointly organised by National Youth Council and Sinda Youth Club

Calling all youths between 25-35 years old! Join us for an afternoon of serious play using LEGOยฎ to talk about our generation's values and beliefs about authenticity in relationships. There will be interactive breakout groups, and you will also get to hear from guest speakers Claire Nazar and Boaz Nazar share their experience of authenticity in relationships.

๐Ÿ”ด 16 Sep, Saturday
๐Ÿ”ต2.30pm- 5.30pm
๐Ÿ—บ National Youth Council (Breakout Space), 490 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, HDB Hub Biz Three, #04-10, Singapore 310490

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/47X2CWB
SG Climate Rally 2023 ๐Ÿ“ฃ: SEAS ARE RISING AND SO ARE WE

Calling out for folks to stand in solidarity for climate justice. Mark your calendars if you haven't already, and bring along 4 more friends with you!

๐Ÿ”ด 23 Sep, Saturday
๐Ÿ”ต3pm-7pm
๐Ÿ—บ Hong Lim Park

No signs up are required as it is an event open to public who are Singaporeans/PR due to Hong Lim Park restrictions
Nurturing Romance in ADHD Couples: A Guide To Building Stronger Relationships

RECONNECT is Unlocking ADHD's series of community fireside chats that dives behind-the-scenes of ADHD life to talk about everything surrounding ADHD. In this session, they dive into fostering deeper relationships and connections with persons with ADHD๐Ÿ’˜

๐Ÿ”ด 22 Sep, Friday
๐Ÿ”ต7.30pm-9pm
๐Ÿ—บ National Volunteer and Philantrophy Centre, The Central

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/44VgIFa
If I Had Known Better By Caregivers Alliance & Stigma2Strength(Singapore)

Suicide is a serious public health problem that affects people across all demographics and background. Join suicide loss survivor Jenny Teo as she shares her โ€œlived experienceโ€ and the lessons learnt when she lost her son. She hopes to equip participants on how to respond effectively to loved ones in acute crisis moments.


๐Ÿ”ด 30 Sep, Saturday
๐Ÿ”ต2pm-4pm
๐Ÿ—บ SP Jain School of Global Management @ 10 Hyderabad Road, S(119579)

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/3LtfU3o
Viriya Mental Wellness Campaign 2023

In line with World Mental Health Month, Viriya Community Services proudly presents "๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด, ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜บ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ค๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ตโ€œ through series of wellness stations including Central Stage, Mindfulness, Experiential Games & Mental Wellness Check-In.

๐Ÿ”ด 7 Oct, Saturday
๐Ÿ”ต10am-4pm
๐Ÿ—บ Whispering Hearts Family Service Centre @ 646 Jurong West St 61, S(640646)

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/3sOkvqr