Politics

As 1 of 800,000 'Dreamers', OYW Ambassador subject of documentary on DACA

'Dream With Me' focuses on Saba Nafees' fight for recognition in the country she calls home. 

Democrat vs Republican: meet 2 young congressional candidates running for office

OYW Ambassadors Billy Kovacs of Arizona (D) and Jason Emert of Tennessee (R) have campaigns in full swing. 

#SOSNICARAGUA: When Church bells signal an impending massacre

This article discusses how the past 3 months have constituted organized and systematic violence by government forces against citizens in Nicaragua and details steps the Intern...read more

OYW Ambassadors react to Israel’s contentious nation-state law

One Young World Ambassadors have reacted with dismay to Israel’s highly-controversial new nation state law, which has been widely condemned for promoting segregated communitie...read more

“I sometimes forget what I felt throughout my OYW experience. This is why the OYW community is so important.”

Misato Nagakawa: “We are trying to leave our footprint in history, much like our past OYW Ambassadors have. In order for us to do so, we need someone to believe in us, and the...read more

The social impact movement spreading across Silicon Valley

Zanoon Nissar, Google: “Today we have more than 700 members across the Bay Area in California and they are changing their own lives as well as those of thousands of others.”...read more

How young people transformed Armenia - the peaceful way

Sona Mirzoyan: "April 23, 2018 marked a magnificent milestone in the history of Armenia and perhaps in the history of the post-Soviet countries." 

OYW Ambassador's LGBTI documentary receives support from Timor Leste's Prime Minister & Catholic community

Natalino Guterres, responsible for bringing the country's LGBTI movement to life, tells us about his new documentary, The Road to Acceptance.

Nicaragua roiled by continued protests: young leaders report from Managua

Nine days of continued protest around the country have produced 68 dead, more than 200 injured, and 43 disappeared in Nicaragua.