Voice Your Mind

Youth Advocacy Campaign & Conference 2020

War Child enables Youth Ambassadors to become the leaders of their communities and gives them a voice on the topic of Mental

Health Psycho Social Support (MHPSS).


15 Youth were be selected by a Jury of Experts to attend a program of a workshop series to be prepared for creating their own content, raise their voices in front of a bigger audience and activate and strengthen their own communities.


The content created by these Youth Ambassadors will be published in a campaign through War Child and their partners between July and October 2020. It will also be used to promote the Online Youth Conference following in October 2020.


In the Online Youth Conference the Youth Ambassadors will be integrated as speakers and positioned to become the leaders of their youth communities.


  • Call for Applications until 12th of June 2020
  • Selection of Youth Ambassadors until 19th of June 2020
  • Communication of Youth Ambassadors until 27th of June 2020
  • Online Workshops for Youth Ambassadors in July
  • Spread Content of Youth Ambassadors through September 2020
  • Youth Conference in November 2020

War Child Ambassador Michaela DePrince im Gespräch mit einer jugendlichen Teilnehmerin in einem Programm

War Child Youth Ambassador Homam

Programme for Youth Ambassadors

  • Workshop 1: Welcome to Voice Your Mind
  • Workshop 2: Storytelling with Edith Löhle
  • Workshop 3: Speaker Coaching with Jules Grant
  • Workshop 4 Content Creation with Marvin Neumann

Programme for Youth Conference

Day 1:

  • Workshop #1: Activism
  • Workshop #2: Campaigning
  • Workshop #3: Leadership & Community Building

Day 2:

  • Break Out Session: Inner Workout = What is your personal topic / story?
  • Break Out Session: Create & Innovate = What is your vision?
  • Break Out Session Activate & Inspire = Manifsto & Action Plan

Get to know our Youth Ambassadors:

We received many great applications for Voice Your Mind - now the final participants have been picked by an expert jury. We are happy to welcome our new Youth Ambassadors from all over the world: Uganda, South Sudan, Palestine, Syria and Colombia - living in Uganda, South Sudan, Qatar, Colombia, Sweden and Germany. They all have unique stories to tell and we're excited to listen.

Find out more about our experts:

In 4 exciting online workshops, our Voice Your Mind participants will gain knowledge and tools to be able to tell their own story, be empowered to speak up about mental health and create video content to be published through War Child. Four experts from different areas will lead the workshops with the focus on storytelling, speaker coaching and content creation.

Our partner for Voice Your Mind:


We are always partnering and cooperating with great companies to make sure that we can run our programmes even more succesfully. For Voice Your Mind, we have partnered up with Aurubis. Thank you for the support.

Mehr über WAR CHILD


War Child ist eine internationale Expertenorganisation, die bereits seit 25 Jahren Kinder und Jugendliche in und aus Konfliktgebieten unterstützt, eine positive Zukunft zu entwickeln. Unsere Programme legen den Fokus auf Kindesschutz, Bildung und psycho-sozialen Support.


Mit jeder Spende, egal wie groß oder klein, unterstützt du Kinder, die bewaffneten Konflikt erlebt haben. War Child kann als Expertenorganisation evidenzbasierte Programme vorweisen, deren Wirksamkeit wissenschaftlich belegt ist - so ist unser Impact möglichst groß und nachweislich positiv.