Toulouse. “Initi’active Youth Meetings”: more than 20 laureates present their projects in 180 seconds
Saturday October 2 at 5 p.m., Sandrine Floureusses, Vice-President in charge of Citizen Dialogue, Equalities and Youth and Sandrine Baylac, Departmental Councilor in charge of Youth, will open the 1st “Initi’active Youth Meetings” at Espace Roguet in Toulouse .
This first edition brings together young project leaders from Haut-Garonne who have received the “Initi’active Jeunesses” grant, created by the Departmental Council in January 2020. This fund is open to young project leaders aged 11 to 29, who can benefit financial assistance of up to € 4,000, paid directly to the young person or his parent. Since its creation, 31 projects and 60 young people have been supported.
During these meetings, 16 winners of the “Initi’active Jeunesses” grant present their project in a “Pitch” presentation format in 180 seconds, interspersed with videos and clips. Built with young people, this event will be followed by discussions with the public and an introduction to flying drones at the end of the event, proposed by Noémie and Damien Thierry, at the initiative of the “Dronons tous ensemble” project, for people with disabilities.
Some projects have experienced significant media exposure during the year, such as the digital project “Follix” by Maxence Espagnet, the project “Whizz’Table, Touch Tab” by Noémie and Damien Thierry, medalists at the Lépine 2021 competition. also selected projects “Des Bombes et des Graffs” created by young schoolchildren from Lavernose Lacasse to discover graffiti culture in their village or “Tapal – Le Labo”, which offers silver photography workshops to young people who have dropped out of school and / or isolated . 7 projects will also be presented in the form of videos, clips, podcasts or photo exhibitions.
“Youth Initi’active”Is the first of the youth proposals resulting from the youth consultation to be put in place by the Departmental Council as part of the Departmental Plan by and for the Haut-Garonnaise youths“ Youth ambition ”2019-2021, adopted on June 25, 2019. This plan came about two years of consultation on the territory with 2,000 young people from Haut-Garonnais.
“We are proud today to highlight the winners of the Initi’active Youth Grant, whom we have been supporting for over a year in the development and construction of their projects. In a context of crisis, which particularly affects young people and their aspirations, this fund provides a concrete response to their entrepreneurial needs and to look to the future. The Initi’active Youth Grant is one of the citizens’ proposals selected as part of an unprecedented citizen consultation process since our 5 years. Young people will shape the society of tomorrow, it is urgent to give them a voice in the hearts of our public policies ”, underlines Sandrine Floureusses.
Free admission on registration, Within the limit of available seats. Organized according to the health protocol in force (health pass required).