TOOLS

TRICKS

SUPPORT!

SOURCED FROM THE WORLD’S GENIUS CHANGEMAKERS

OUR DESIGN PRINCIPLES

EQUIP & EMPOWER YOU
to spread the spirit of youth leadership, generate positive feedback and demand by audiences, to learn more, contribute, collaborate, be part
MAXIMUM INSPIRATION
instant, memorable, changing worldview, sparking sense of action
CREATE PRESENCE
at schools, libraries, events, workplaces, markets, public spaces, events
MAXIMUM IMPACT
_ changing lives, worldview and learning culture
_ scoring testimonials, photos and media presence
_ generating demand for speakers, presentations, exhibits, workshops
_ instant contributions, donations, signatures …
ACTION OPPORTUNITIES
in support of featured heroInes and local initiatives
COMMUNITY-BUILDING
sparking teams, winning members, gaining supporters, making friends, building partnerships
WIN-WINS FOR EVERYONE
youth, teachers, parents, libraries, companies, city councils, organizations, media, and of course, you, your team and heroInes, people and planet

INTRODUCTION & TRAINING
to youth leadership and young people superpowers

YOUTH LEADERSHIP 101

Discover Youth Leadership – the huge phenomenon and game changer for our societies, people and planet

ONLINE-EXHIBIT / TOUR

Discover Youth Leadership – the huge phenomenon and game changer for our societies, people and planet

CRASH COURSE / TUTORIAL

Upgrade yourself with this immersion in youth leader-ship spirit, tricks and tools, with reflection and feedback forms to ignite your passion, detect local potentials, and start with flying banners.

STAY IN TOUCH – SOCIAL MEDIA
Be part, share, learn on-the-go 
from today’s Gandhis & Griffindors

CG RISING

focus : our heroInes’ unfolding adventures + our crews’ actions

newsletter, instagram, facebook, twitter

YL MAGAZINE

focus : heroInes, solutions

newsletter, facebook, twitter

YOUTH-LEADER

focus : news on our programs, resources, members

newsletter, facebook, twitter

YOUTUBE / SHOW

Eric on youth leadership and global issues, solutions and the role of youth, teachers, and adults

Eric meets changemakers for open conversations – teens, adults, parents

HEROFLIX

Vlogs, films, social media channels, magazines

  • ours
  • hero/ines’
  • our friends’

YOUTH-LEADER MAGAZINE

telling the New Story

  • of the Change Generation
  • following the unfolding adventures of teen and adult hero/ines
  • interviews, columns, …
  • multimedia

PRINT MEDIA

Bring the spirit into our homes and workplaces

BOOKS

bring brightest hero spirit into the homes, hands and hearts of kids, and into schools, libraries, reading and waiting rooms

CALENDARS

bring positive change into offices and staff rooms with desktop calendars with 52 hero/ines for 52 weeks, lin-ked to multimedia, actions

CARDGAME

feat. teenage hero/ines, a mix of top trumps, yu gi oh! and league of legends

MUSIC/AL & AUDIOBOOKS

for kids, teens, adults and education

INFO & PROMOTION

FLYERS

Quick info on our programs

BROCHURES

on youth leadership at school – for youth, students, citizens

MICRO-MAGAZINES

8-page editions of YL Mag – for monthly distribution to cafes, canteens, clubs, classrooms, shops, markets

TEAM SHIRTS

Clad yourself in hero spirit. You are the message

GUIDES
for spreading positive change in your Spheres of Influence

@ HOME

focus : inspire children from a young age, organize friends and family activities, support @ school.

= shape positive hero worldview

@ WORK

focus : donations, fundraising, in-kind support for heroInes and local youth leadership.

= generate enormous support, reach 1,000s of adults

@ SCHOOL

focus : use add-ons in class, present, exhibit, start student clubs, organize year-round activities.

= reach the entire generation daily

@ PUBLIC

focus : reach citizens, families, cultivate vibrant, active citizenry

= make positive change omni-present, grow your community

@ MEDIA

focus : spread hero stories, spirit, empower and involve audiences

= generate support for heroInes, new young and adult members

@ ORGANIZATIONS

focus : inform, inspire, empower your members for youth leadership

= scale youth leadership via caring people

ADULTS : Cultivate Youth Leadership in your Community

focus : make omni-present, inspire teams, support, kick off actions, scale up goals, network with partners

= one person and friends evoke actions rippling through the community 

YOUTH : Take year-round Action with global HeroInes

focus : join, support, localize model solutions @ school and beyond

= grow up in real-time collaboration with badass heroInes; evolve super hero skills

RESOURCES ARE PART OF

CHANGE GENERATION RISING

A GLOBAL CHANGEMAKER TRAINING PROGRAM uniting HERO/INES, YOUTH & ADULTS

ALL YOU NEED TO CREATE THE NEXT LEVEL GOOD CIVILIZATION
CG RISING IS

is a groundbreaking changemaker community and training program uniting you, newbies, hero/ines in our media, and adult allies to implement solutions for people and planet, wielding powertools and today’s magic, with

  • Year-round action, countless causes and actions
  • loads of support, global community, epic benefits
  • modeled on wildly sucessful teen and adult changemaker initiatives
  • the finest stuff on the planet

We are a global tribe, a sacred warrior society (not secret at all) rising for today’s boss battles, to take back the planet and create a world of awesome.

Real Griffindor stuff, Hogwartz for real, open to all, ready to tune to their lifestyle, from casual to full-time. Join the Speedrun to a Bright New World!

CG RISING also offers

WARRIOR STATUS
The Path of the Warrior

3 missions per month :

  1. fundraiser
  2. hero’s project, level 1-4
  3. lifestyle challenge / social experiment

from Action Guides, tuned to UN Days Calendar

BADGES
for completed missions.

Warrior Badges are shipped as buttons and patches at season’s end for warrior jackets, banners, and the global tribal gathering

CREDITS
for impact and headlines made.

Credits can have real-life value

LEVEL UP!
for 3 completed missions

  • appr. 1 level per month
  • appr. 10 levels per year
  • 100 levels age 8-18

imagine meeting warriors level 10, 50, 70. Rocker, a new species to walk the Earth : Planetary Guardians!

MULTI-MEDIA PROFILE

for each Hero/ine
What's inside
  • story
  • progress
  • videos
  • interview
  • social media
  • action guide

ACTION GUIDES

for each Hero/ine
What's inside
  • 100+ hero/ines
  • 400+ actions
  • fav’ causes for everybody
  • change lives, laws, industries
  • at home and abroad
  • short- and long-term
ACTION TOOL PACKS

PRESENTATION KIT

Youth leadership Essentials

INSPIRE A GROUP + found a crew + take instant action

What's inside
  • stories, video, music
  • role of student clubs
  • super powers young people at school
  • YL support and programs
  • feedback graphics
  • instant action options
  • follow-up action as high impact student club

POP-UP POSTER EXHIBIT

Youth Leadership Essentials

CREATE LONG-TERM PRESENCE + add actions + build community

What's inside
  • 24 Teen Hero/ines
  • QR to multimedia profiles
  • flip card story
  • youth leadership essentials
  • A5 micro-exhibit
  • A4, A3 poster size
START WITH FLYING BANNERS!

HIGH IMPACT STARTER ACTIONS

Enjoy hand-picked simple actions popular with the grand public, for quick success, feeling your agency, gaining presence in public, media, schools and people’s hearts

FUNDRAISING MAGIC

Put the FUN into FUNdraising like master wizard Lulu and LemonAID Warriors, with Philanthro-Parties in daily life

MONSTER MEDIA

Design and document your actions in positive news style, team up with journalists to upgrade their work, share with YL, social and news media
NEXT LEVEL : GO PRO!

WORKSHOP PACK

Follow the footsteps of hero/ines, trace campaigns from start to wild success, then craft your own using roadmaps and 108+ magic trick action cards; ready to implement them – go!

GRAND CAMPAIGNS

for planetary transforma-tion, led by today’s Gandhis and Einsteins; we team up, boost! them to global scale, and locally
Extraits
Stop Street Harassment, Ecocide Is A Crime, Save Our Sharks, Ban Ivory Trade, Leave It in The Ground, Ban Microplastics, No Fracking, Ban Landmines, Ban Industrial Fishing, Make War Profits Illegal,

FIELD PARTNERS

Team up with heroInes for long-term projects

ADD STRUCTURE

and year-round drumbeat

to your abundance of actions

BOOST REACH & IMPACT

by connecting with teachers, journalists, organizations

UN ACTION DAYS CALENDAR

55 UN Days for boosting presence at school, public, in media
“LIVE” MEETINGS

SKYPE SESSIONS

Meet Eric, YL staff, hero/ines, volunteers and YL youth teams online for inspiration and action.

  • with preparation materials

Preparation enables high quality Q&A, conversations, sharing anecdotes, celebrating common achievements, and even planning actions – truly feeling part!

Optional follow-up: Give space to students’ passion and ideas. Follow-up need not be organized by teachers. Inspired students can act as student club, and also beyond school by joining CG RISING. We’re here to help.

SPEAKERS

YL staff and hero/ines

  • online, at school, events, the UNITED NATIONS
  • with preparation materials
  • optional exhibit, stands
  • media and audience interaction
  • workshops, follow-up actions

PRESENCE AT SCHOOL

These Methods establish presence. Then, organize Activities

HIGH IMPACT STUDENT CLUBS

equipped for running a year-round stream of action in real-time collaboration with today’s Gandhis and Griffindors, upgrading learning culture, evoking massive impact for people and planet, reaching into the community, other schools, public space and media

STUDENT CLUB HQ

in a well visible space, with exhibit, bakesale tables, petitions, internet, lounge … an Informal Sustainability Learning Environment ISLE and co-working space serving the entire school community

TEACHING TOOLS

on various subjects, designed and compiled by teenage changemakers

YL CURRICULUM

Each teacher includes youth leadership in some form in one lesson each semester, from music to physics, making it present “all the time” and normal part of education
FURTHER ACTIVITY GUIDES

MUSIC

A must for music class, and for activists to learn, sing, perform, at workshops, in public, upload, to inspire as our badass heroInes do

LIFESTYLE CHALLENGES

upgrade our inner warrior

SOCIAL EXPERIMENTS

help us understand, uplift and heal the world around us

ETHICAL OS

Future Sciences with Jane McGonigal

Emerging technologies can be ab-used for creating a violent dictatorship.

Check them, make sure that they will only be used to bring peace and liberty.

FRIENDS & FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Real hero stuff fit for use with kids, friends and fami-lies, at home and beyond

FESTS & FAIRS

Use the occasion, the loads of people, upgrade fests with uplifting actions, from Philanthro-Parties to stands, campaigns, celebrate progress, volunteen fairs, music and arts …

MASTER MAKERS

for positive change, from epic inspiration for kids to what we dare call “meaningful” stuff like $25 3-d printed protheses for kids living in poverty, electric windmills, new and from trash… to bring light, irrigate fields…

I-NATURALIST

Use the App to document local endangered species

BLISSFUL LIVING

Blissful food and more to nurture our spirit, strength, well-being, yumminess and sensuality
MEGA QUESTS

CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENT REGION

No way to stop it, but we can reduce it. Empower every single citizen and school to do tangible, hands-on things for forests, rivers, animals, food, schools, vibrant citizenry, peace … stuff that needs to be done anyway, and it reduces emissions, too.

WHAT IF WE CHANGE

Healing the wounds of the Earth

with John D. Liu

Large-sale ecosystem restoration, researching, planning and documenting progress

EARTH LAW

Casting a protective web of law around Planet Earth

with Polly Higgins

Making the destruction of ecosystems (Ecocide) a Crime Against Peace, and recognizing “conscientious protectors”

RE-DREAM YOUR CITY

PARADISE CITY

Solutions for making life in the city awesome. You cannot even imagine how much that’s needed, and awesome city life can improve! why put up with crap. It’s our city. Let’s make it great!

DEMOCRACY 4.0 GOOD POLICIES BUNDLE

Good Governance best practices – awesome stuff!
Extraits
public process balloting, blue community, frack-free, ad-free public space, edible landscapes,  SSH, great place to BEE, poison-free, turn-grease-into-fuels, donate don’t dump, vibrant community gardens, positive news media, restorative justice, ecocide is a crime, citizen budgeting, ict & communi-cation campaign youth labs, eco-tipping points, world’s best mayors, 3-generation playmaps, no youth-targe-ting ads, paying for sex is a crime, social commons, citizen city co-monitoring

PLASTIC-FREE WORLD

communities have begun to clean up lifestyle and public space

STOP HARASSMENT END RAPE

making our streets and public spaces safe and welcoming for girls and women again, incl. “healing the boys and men from twisted ideas inherited from earlier violent societies”

HEALTHY FOOD ABUNDANCE FOR ALL

Dozens of people-powered solutions for common sense, affordable food abundance in town and beyond, without poisons, labs or ugly ingredients

PEACEFUL COMMUNITY - CURB GUN VIOLENCE

Curb gun and gang violence using best practices from class to school and public space

PARADISE COUNTRY

Solutions for making life outside big cities, in the countryside awesome

SUMMER CAMPS

Join like-hearted youth and heroInes in epic natural settings, discover and protect the planet, make lifelong friends, plan for campaigns, and make them real when back home
INVOLVING ADULTS

BOOST! HERO/INES

  • Donate to teen and twen hero/ines
  • Support in-kind to boost! their initiatives

See success unfold, set goals, meet live online, celebrate milestones, bring in own ideas, team up for field partnerships

Win-win : It uplifts working days + upgrades professions

MOBILIZE ADULTS IN THE WORKPLACE

Reach adults in their daily hang-out, the workplace,  using simple steps and our media

IN-KIND SUPPORT

Caring adults and their COMPANIES can provide fantastic support for heroInes and local youth teams. Learn about it, to detect potentials, and get adults involved

LOCAL UNIT

Form an Adult Team of friends for boost!ing hero/ines and local youth leadership; spread the spirit, grow your community, organize exhibits, act as messenger (present at schools, support inspired youth teams) – and celebrate achievements

BOOST! CLUB BASE

Make shops, boutiques, cafes, bars, clubs and market stands an outpost for boost!ing hero/ines and local youth leadership with donations and in-kind sup-port, using flyers, donation box and parties

SALES POINT

Sell our books, media, merch in shops, online, and social media

FIELD PARTNERS COOPERATE & VISIT

Team up for long-term projects with teen and twen hero/ines, with activities on both sides, bring in ideas, meet live online, even go visit, volunteer, document, report, add to our resour-ces, scale reach and impact