20 countries #TwitterMarch-ed together on #YouthDay. Here’s what we learned.

Youth are such trouble-makers!”

No. They’re change-makers.

“Youth are the future!”

No. They’re the now.

Look around the world in 2020, and you’ll notice a powerful wave: young people.

Everywhere you turn, youth activists are driving change.

They are connecting online, organizing on shoestring budgets, and engaging with older generations to build a more just world. They recognize that peace isn’t passive. They’re on the frontlines of nearly every challenge that humanity faces, creating out-of-the-box solutions.

Something so huge deserves celebration.

So we decided to hold a global #TwitterMarch on International Youth Day.

Our invitation list was varied, with 16 organizations joining the conversation. Below, we have linked to many accounts of young peacebuilders who joined the chat. Feel free to follow them to keep the movement going!

@alfa_faridah

@eoin_ol

@ahmadlala

@dmwambui

@NRahmani20

@GPPAC

@AjmalRMR

@eoin_ol

@SFCG_Kenya

@AgnesMwambila

@thecepdc

@C_R_Massey

@zeynahassan

@fabi_shipley

@yvespolepole

@BesantR

@ahmadlala

@unypd

@MassiOjisan

@zeynahassan

@Tenzin_Rangdol1

@dmwambui

@ahmadlala

@AgnesMwambila

@MassiOjisan

@paul_klean

@dmwambui

@ShamilIdriss

@maya_ungar

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