Solidarity Movement Karnataka, a trailblazing organization committed to fostering positive change, recently organized an impactful workshop titled “Youth Engagement in Civic and Political Leadership.” Held at the esteemed Indian Social Institute in Bangalore on January 21st and 22nd, the Yuva Leadership Unplugged event was a testament to Solidarity’s dedication to empowering the youth.
Civic and Political Leadership Incubator Program:
At the heart of this initiative lies the Civic and Political Leadership Incubator program, a groundbreaking effort designed to cultivate a cadre of informed and proactive civic leaders. The focus is on active participation in gram panchayat, ward-level management, and town and village administration, equipping participants with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively contribute to governance.
Content and Structure:
The workshop provided a well-rounded learning experience, combining theoretical knowledge, practical exercises, and field activities. Participants gained valuable insights into electoral dynamics, public policy, and administration, ensuring they leave with a comprehensive understanding of the responsibilities associated with civic and political leadership. Renowned figures such as Naseer Ahmed, Rizwan Arshad, Mohammad Mohsin, IAS, Dr. Vasu H. V., Abdul Salam Pothige, Dr. Narayan A., Dr. Abdul Razak Mehdi Kaleem, Moaz Salman Munir, Irshad Kopal, and other distinguished resource persons shared their expertise through engaging lectures.
The workshop’s primary focus was to equip participants with the necessary expertise for effective grassroots leadership. Covering a wide range of topics, from understanding political dynamics to mastering public policy and administration, the event aimed to provide a holistic view of the multifaceted roles and responsibilities associated with civic and political leadership.
Labid Shafi, President of Solidarity Youth Believer Karnataka, delivered a compelling closing address, emphasizing the pivotal role of empowering youth leadership in shaping the future. He highlighted the commitment to fostering knowledgeable civic leaders as a crucial step towards building a more engaged and proactive society.
Solidarity Movement Karnataka’s Yuva Leadership Unplugged workshop serves as a guiding light for nurturing youth engagement in civic and political leadership. By providing a transformative platform for learning, exchange, and empowerment, the initiative sets the stage for a future generation of leaders committed to building a better and more inclusive society.