PYE IN 2016: HIGHLIGHTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS How We Made a Difference in 2016
PYE RETURNED TO JAMAICA Phase Two saw 35 practitioners trained in CF1&2. The camp community showed strength with 40 campers and staff reuniting in celebration of Bob Marley’s birthday. STIRRING UP CREATIVITY We partnered with STIR Education teams in Uganda and India to organize two fiveday Art of Facilitation trainings for 50 participants.
INDIGENOUS TRANSFORMATION Conclusion of six month the Art of Facilitation training program supporting indigenous community workers with partner IndigenEYEZ.
MUS.I.C.D.A.RE. HEALING ADDICTION WITH MUSIC PYE partnered with universities in Greece and France to co-design a seven-day training program on using music and facilitation as an alternative therapeutic approach to working with addiction.
POWER OF HOPE CAMP CELEBRATED ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY In celebration, 47 youth and 29 staff members from seven different countries came together for eight days of music, dancing, art and creation. CREATIVE COMMUNITY HUB GROWING IN CAPE TOWN The second arts-empowerment camp with Earth Child Project took place, facilitated by the South Africa team.
YOUTH VOICES AMPLIFIED PYE joins partners from 7 countries in kick-off meeting for EU-funded youth research project (WYRED) for empowerment in digital society.
CATCH THE FIRE We delivered a special residential training program at Whidbey Institute.
CREATIVE CLASSROOMS EXPAND Creative Classroom teacher training with Ashoka Changemaker Schools in the UK also sparked interest from schools in Cyprus, Greece and South Africa.
BARCELONA TRAINING DEBUTED Inaugural Creative Facilitation training was delivered in Spanish to 24 teachers, youth workers and change makers representing 16 organizations and schools from around Spain and France.
PARTNERSHIP WITH ELISA SEDNAOUI FOUNDATION DEEPENED IN EGYPT The Elisa Sednaoui Foundation launched the Creative Facilitation in Egypt, in Arabic. PYE supported ESF in running a six-day youth empowerment day camp on “Digital Storytelling” for 70 students.
CREATIVE COMMUNITY MODEL LAUNCHED IN ITALY We delivered the first training and youth program in Bra, Italy in partnership with the Elisa Sednaoui Foundation for 140 middle school students, as well as facilitator training for 30 adults. EMPOWERING FUTURE GENERATIONS IN CYPRUS Creative Classroom training prepared 35 policymakers and teachers from schools across Cyprus.
PYE 2016 ANNUAL REPORT: ONE SPARK LIGHTS ANOTHER
PYE IS RECOGNIZED BY TELEFÓNICA PYE ranked among the Top 100 Education Innovations by the Spanish Telefonica Foundation.
REFUGEES EMPOWERED PYE provided Creative Facilitation to Elix staff who ran the first summer camps for children living in refugee camps in Athens.
ADVANCED TRAINING REACHED THE EAST COAST Art of Facilitation training began in Kingston, Canada.
EUROPEAN GATHERING OF PYE TRAINERS AND PARTNERS PYE facilitators from nine countries got together for five days to strengthen skills and build community. ASHOKA CHANGEMAKER SCHOOLS SUMMIT, IRELAND PYE offered a taste of Creative Classroom training to 100 Ashoka Changemaker Schools from across Europe, building connections with an important education network.
Partners for Youth Empowerment Annual Report 2016