Helping Bosnia & Herzegovina's Resolve Social Turmoil
Over 57% of Bosnia & Herzegovina youth are unemployed and the youth's unemployment has been a cause of social turmoil, riots, and contributed to tensions between communities.
- The purpose of this project is to provide the medium of photography and human rights to catalyze community policy-change through youth capacity building.
- Analyze common trends of data and create tags for photos and associated voice recordings.
- As well as implement Data Scientist Without Borders to train Bosnian people on basic data science skills.
On Friday, May 26th @ 11am-12pm Central Daylight Savings Time
Jenifer White Will Be Speaking On Behalf Of Project 1948 Organization About Their Cause
During The Predictive World Speaker Conference
Project 1948 embodies the promotion of peace, justice, and strong institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, by way of a two-part model: to provide the medium of photography and human rights to catalyze community policy-change through youth capacity building. Societal inclusivity is the cornerstone of this non-profit organization. Engagement with the arts propels young adults to become community leaders, effectuate change, and strengthen their institutional representation. Project 1948’s innovative photo-voice approach to achieving sustainable development creates avenues for resource accessibility and empowers young adults to create an international dialogue in order to hold officials and institutions accountable at all levels of government.
Our photo-voice program is an arts-based methodology that will use support received to curate a social documentary through a photo-exhibition to further educate and influence public opinion, bring attention to community concerns, and provide a participatory learning environment where guests, parents and decision-makers elicit interethnic dialogue and move toward communal conversation. Project 1948 will utilize resources to sharpen the photo-voice program to achieve stronger results and replicate the workshop among marginalized and vulnerable inter-ethnic divides. Our next step is producing new trends from a platform of photos to bridging the gap in developing the capacity for evidence-based policy-making to further build strong institutions.
Leadership development, collaboration planning, and information technology enable Project 1948 to support individuals in local communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Capacity building is socio-politically facilitated through modes of community solidarity, recognition of intergenerational trauma, and by way of creating pathways between youth citizens and governmental structures to advocate for accountability and legislative reform. Additionally, capacity-building is facilitated on a social level by mediating conflict resolution, providing means to empowers young adults, and including all generations in an overarching dialogue about advancing communication and collaboration between ethnic and religious groups in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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