Friday, February 12, 2016

Sustainable Development YSA (Youth Service America) Global Development Goals Creative Solutions

In December 2015, YSA launched the first ever Global Goals contest. YSA challenged youth under 25 to think critically about the Sustainable Development Goals and how youth will take a leadership role in achieving these 17 goals.  Their task was to create an illustration (photo, drawing, painting, or graphic) that shows how youth will “lead us to a better future”.
Here are some of the winning entries
Hasanul, Bangladesh, age 25
SDG 10 – Reduce Inequality
BEST PHOTO
Brett, United States, age 19
SDG 3 – Ensure good health
BEST DRAWING
Azend’e, United States, age 17
SDG 16 – Promote peaceful/inclusive/fair societies
BEST DIGITAL/MIXED MEDIA
Micaela, United States, age 11
SDG 12 – Ensure sustainable production and consumption
BEST UNDER 13
Ahmed, Saudi Arabia, age 23
SDG 1 – End poverty
BEST OVER 13


Luiza, Kazakhstan, age 23
SDG 17 – Make partnerships for sustainable development
HONORABLE MENTION
Erick, Kenya, age 21
SDG 4 – Ensure education for all
HONORABLE MENTION


Isabella, United States, age 15
SDG 5 – Ensure gender equality
BEST OVERALL