Future Leaders, Current Impact

In a world constantly facing new challenges, the voices and actions of our youth are more crucial than ever. At Ormiston Trust we believe in nurturing the potential of young people and empowering them to make a tangible difference in their communities through social action. From local initiatives to global movements, the power of youth-led change is undeniable.

Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders

The journey towards becoming a leader starts with empowering young people to recognise their potential and the impact they can have on the world around them. Through various programs and initiatives, we provide opportunities for youth to develop essential skills such as leadership, communication, and problem-solving. By fostering a sense of agency and responsibility, we help young individuals realise that they can be the drivers of positive change in society.

Building Stronger Communities

Youth social action is not just about individual growth; it’s about building stronger, more resilient communities. Whether it’s organising environmental clean-ups, raising awareness about mental health issues, or supporting vulnerable populations, young people are actively contributing to the well-being of their communities and beyond. By engaging in projects that address local needs, they not only make a difference today but also lay the foundation for a brighter future.

Fostering Collaboration and Inclusivity

One of the most powerful aspects of youth social action is its ability to bring people together. Our programmes emphasise collaboration across diverse backgrounds and perspectives, fostering empathy and understanding among participants. By working side by side towards common goals, young people learn the value of inclusivity and the importance of listening to and respecting others’ viewpoints—a vital lesson in today’s interconnected world.

Driving Global Change

While many youth-led initiatives start at the grassroots level, their impact can resonate far beyond local communities. Social media and digital platforms have amplified the voices of young activists, enabling them to mobilise support and spark conversations on a global scale. From climate activism to human rights advocacy, young people are driving conversations and pushing for meaningful change on issues that matter most to them.

The Power of Mentorship

Behind every successful youth social action project is a network of mentors and supporters who provide guidance and encouragement along the way. At Ormiston Trust, we recognise the importance of mentorship in nurturing the next generation of leaders. Through mentorship programmes and partnerships with local organisations, we connect young people with experienced mentors who offer valuable insights and support as they navigate their social action journey.

Join the Movement

The future belongs to those who are willing to step up and take action. Whether you’re a young person looking to make a difference, or an organisation interested in supporting youth-led initiatives, there are countless opportunities to get involved. Together, we can harness the power of youth social action to create a more just, equitable, and sustainable world for all.

We are committed to empowering young people and fostering a culture of social responsibility. Join us in unleashing the potential of future leaders and making a positive impact in communities around the globe. Together, we can build a brighter tomorrow, one action at a time.

For more information on what we do as a trust, visit ormistontrust.org

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