#YouthsCanLead is an initiative of the African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development designed to strengthen the capacity of young people to take leadership positions in politics.
Welcome to #YouthsCanLead
a. To develop training modules for youths’ capacity building on leadership, politics and contesting for office (candidacy, campaign organization and finance).
b. To Build the capacity of 240 youths in the 3 states in the Niger Delta, 80 youths across each state, on leadership, politics and contesting for office.
c. To collaborate with youth focused groups to advocate for youth friendly policies.
d. To map out stakeholders and youths that are interested in election and governance.
i. Improved capacity of young persons participated in the program to run for elective office.
ii. Increased participation of youth in elected offices in the selected states.
iii. Political parties adopt youth friendly policies to increase the pool of young candidates in the 2019 Nigerian electoral cycle.
iv. A knowledge compendium highlighting youth experiences in the 2019 electoral cycle is developed and disseminated.
v. Increased number of young people who successfully contest and win political party primaries and are fielded as candidates in various parties.