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2022 Call for Proposals for Indigenous Community Media Youth Fellowship

Status: Closed

Organisation: Cultural Survival

Deadline: 31/03/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – individuals or groups of young Indigenous communicators (women, men, and non-binary folks) between the ages of 16 and 28
    – Access to the internet and other forms of communication to collaborate creatively with fellows, CS team, and to be able to participate in video conferences.
    – Commitment and enthusiasm to learn about technology, program development, the work of other community radio stations and the international promotion of Indigenous rights.
    – Applicants must be able to work and travel (according to their context) independently and be responsible for implementing their proposed projects.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country/ies: Must reside in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil (Amazon Basin), Chile, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Nepal, or northern India.
  • Application language: Spanish, English, Portuguese, Nepalese, Sunuwar, Hindi, Maya K’iche’, Kaqchikel, Poqomam, Mam, Didxazá (Zapotec of the Isthmus), Ayuujk, Afrikaans, French.

Cultural Survival is pleased to announce its fifth call for proposals for Indigenous Community Media Youth Fellowships to support individuals or groups of young Indigenous communicators and artists to develop their communication skills (radio, audiovisual, print media) through specific training and other educational opportunities.

With years of experience coordinating capacity building efforts through workshops, conferences, radio station exchanges, facilitating the development of regional networks, and supporting advocacy efforts to legalize and democratize community media, Cultural Survival elevates the experience, assets, and expertise of the communities that they partner with through their Indigenous Community Media Fund. They believe that it is crucial to listen and respond to the self-determined needs of the communities in order to provide support that is sustainable and most importantly, pertinent to the needs of the community. Indigenous youth are the future of their communities and developing youth leadership is an integral part of ensuring communities’ well being.

See here to learn more and apply.

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