Altitude Day Challenge

What's it all about?

Launched at Altitude Day 2016, the Project: Action Altitude Day Challenge is an opportunity for Year 9 leaders to make a positive, long-lasting change in their communities. Running over ten weeks, students - along with a mentor teacher - identify the issue, develop an initiative and implement their positive change project.

What do I have to do?

Your initiative can come in the form of a single event, an awareness campaign, you name it; as long as it addresses a need in your community. Your project will consist of a short video pitch (max 3 mins) and a one-page press release detailing the 'why' behind your 'what'.

Why should I do it?

There is a range of prizes and awards available to the top performing entries. The winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award will receive $500 to fund a future community-based project. Each student involved in the development of a Project: Action initiative has access to valuable project development resources, a chance to work with an inspiring network of young change-makers and will also receive an official certificate from yLead upon completion.

Who can be involved?

The Challenge must involve a mentoring teacher who will drive the project and Year 9 student leaders who have identified a need in their community and are passionate about addressing it through a creative, impactful and engaging initiative. In the past, the students who have benefitted most from this Project are leaders who want to leave a positive legacy in their school community.

When does it all happen?

Monday Aug. 8, 2016 | Projects due

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