----------------------------Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide
Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide.
Empowering young people through dance
When he was 14, Juan Enamorado – who goes by JC Rock – moved to one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Honduras. There, he was introduced to break dancing and to other teenagers who wanted to create change. JC Rock’s experience inspired him to co-found Warriors Zulu Nation Honduras to provide young people with a safe place to express themselves. Learn more about JC Rock’s journey and how his organization is empowering youth through urban arts.
Stories that change lives
Many of GFC’s community-based partners around the world are using the storytelling process to help children and youth heal from trauma, build confidence, and advocate for change. In this blog post, four young leaders from Guatemala, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States share how storytelling has shaped their journeys. Read more about their experiences and watch their video.
As GFC’s new Deputy Director in the UK, Shivonne Graham helps lead the growing team at our UK office. She brings 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, including two-and-a-half years as the Managing Director at Women for Women International – UK. Check out this interview with Shivonne to learn why she decided to join GFC – and what it’s been like to rediscover her childhood love for roller skating!
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Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.