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Solidarity Statement on the Ongoing Siege of Gaza (by) The Children’s Rights Innovation Fund (CRIF)

We continue to watch and listen as the “innocence” of  children is used to justify violence, bloodlust and revenge; even while they are simultaneously centered in calls for peace.  This paradox illustrates that childhood and...

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Wondering About Another Way Forward?

What’s Possible… When Donors Take Young People’s Lead Many of us working in the philanthropic sector have the intention of making the world more equitable and just, especially for young people. Yet, too many of...

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5 Lessons Learnt on Safety from Young People’s Perspectives

5 Lessons on Safety from the 2022 Seeking Safety Youth Grantmaking Collaborative Over 6 weeks in summer 2022, the Children’s Rights Innovation Fund (CRIF) and the Just Beginnings Collaborative (JBC) posed two questions to seven young...

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Centering Young People’s Liberation- Gathering #

The world has made significant progress in the recognition and protection of children and youth rights, but much of it remains within the confines of colonial or patriarchal standards.   On the 26th January 2023,...

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A Focus on Root Causes

The Children’s Rights Innovation Fund is grounded in a spirit of radical possibility. As we work to build power with children and youth activists, we embrace challenging questions with curiosity, provide space and community to...

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What does it mean to play with fire

I am sure there is a Disney-produced film somewhere that involves a tiny flame One that is playful That dances on the air Oblivious of its power Sweet, Mischievous and Dangerous Enraptured by its own...

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Solidarity Statement on the Ongoing Siege of Gaza (by) The Children’s Rights Innovation Fund (CRIF)

We continue to watch and listen as the “innocence” of  children is used to justify violence, bloodlust and revenge; even while they are simultaneously centered in calls for peace.  This paradox illustrates that childhood and...

Read More
...

Wondering About Another Way Forward?

What’s Possible… When Donors Take Young People’s Lead Many of us working in the philanthropic sector have the intention of making the world more equitable and just, especially for young people. Yet, too many of...

Read More
...

5 Lessons Learnt on Safety from Young People’s Perspectives

5 Lessons on Safety from the 2022 Seeking Safety Youth Grantmaking Collaborative Over 6 weeks in summer 2022, the Children’s Rights Innovation Fund (CRIF) and the Just Beginnings Collaborative (JBC) posed two questions to seven young...

Read More
...

Centering Young People’s Liberation- Gathering #

The world has made significant progress in the recognition and protection of children and youth rights, but much of it remains within the confines of colonial or patriarchal standards.   On the 26th January 2023,...

Read More
...

A Focus on Root Causes

The Children’s Rights Innovation Fund is grounded in a spirit of radical possibility. As we work to build power with children and youth activists, we embrace challenging questions with curiosity, provide space and community to...

Read More
...

What does it mean to play with fire

I am sure there is a Disney-produced film somewhere that involves a tiny flame One that is playful That dances on the air Oblivious of its power Sweet, Mischievous and Dangerous Enraptured by its own...

Read More

Page 1 of 1

...

5 Lessons Learnt on Safety from Young People’s Perspectives

5 Lessons on Safety from the 2022 Seeking Safety Youth Grantmaking Collaborative Over 6 weeks in summer 2022, the Children’s Rights Innovation Fund (CRIF) and the Just Beginnings Collaborative (JBC) posed two questions to seven young...

Read More
...

Centering Young People’s Liberation- Gathering #

The world has made significant progress in the recognition and protection of children and youth rights, but much of it remains within the confines of colonial or patriarchal standards.   On the 26th January 2023,...

Read More