Youth Leaders in Dialogue

What is this?

The Youth Leaders in Dialogue training is a comprehensive program designed to equip young leaders with the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to foster constructive dialogue and build resilient communities. The project is structured into three progressive levels, each offering a unique learning experience tailored to the commitment and availability of the participants.

Who is it for?

This program is tailored for youth aged 16 to 25 who are passionate about dialogue and wish to become advocates for peaceful coexistence and counter-violent extremism. It is designed for those eager to enhance their leadership capabilities and play an active role in dialogue initiatives within their communities.

What will be achieved?

Upon completion of the program, participants will:

  • Have a deep understanding of dialogue and conflict resolution through courses like the BRAVE (Building Resilience Against Violent Extremism) Dialogue in Islam.
  • Receive an accredited certificate that they can digitally include in their CVs, showcasing their expertise and commitment to dialogue and conflict resolution.
  • Gain practical experience through internships at local branches of the Dialogue Society.
  • Develop leadership skills through dedicated projects within the Dialogue Society.
  • Become part of the “Friends of Dialogue” alumni network, providing them with continuous opportunities for collaboration, networking, and professional development.

How will it work?

The program consists of three levels:

  1. Introductory Level (3 hours/week): Basic training, participation in 15 weeks Dialogue courses, an accredited certificate course, and weekly mentoring.
  2. Intermediate Level (8 hours/week): Enhanced training, participation in 15 weeks Dialogue courses, two accredited certificate courses, , a three-hour internship, and weekly mentoring.
  3. Advanced Level (15 hours/week): Comprehensive training, two accredited certificate courses, participation in 15 weeks Dialogue courses, a five-hour internship, leadership project involvement, and weekly mentoring.

When and where?

The program will commence in 30th of October 2023 and conclude with a graduation ceremony at the Houses of Parliament in London in mid-September 2024.

Who is behind this?

The Dialogue Society, a renowned organization dedicated to promoting dialogue and understanding across communities, will implement the project. We will collaborate with educational institutions, local community organizations, and governmental bodies to ensure the program’s success.

How will success be measured?

The project’s success will be gauged through pre- and post-program assessments, feedback sessions, and surveys. The long-term impact will be assessed by tracking the achievements and contributions of the alumni within their communities.

Project contact

For more details contact the Dialogue Society on info@dialoguesociety.org