Youth Bridge is a community-driven initiative to promote peace and shared prosperity by facilitating dialogue and collective action between groups of Somali and non-Somali young people. The initiative will identify and address community-level stresses and factors of vulnerability through its use of two signature FHI 360 methodologies:
Community Youth Mapping (CYM), a youth-led data collection and analysis process, empowers youth to identify their aspirations, assets, needs, and factors of resilience and vulnerability. It involves young people in positive activities, helping them develop new skills and work together with adults.
SCALE+ uses the concepts of systems change and social capital as entry points for relationship-building, cross-sector problem solving and collaboration. The “Whole System in the Room” Workshop brings together diverse stakeholders to discuss challenges and create action plans for positive impact.