YES! i am the CHANGE (YIAC) is the flagship program of YES FOUNDATION. Launched in 2013, YES! i am the CHANGE is a nationwide mindset transformation program to inculcate the value of responsible citizenship amongst youth through the impactful medium of films.
In 2015, YES! i am the CHANGE emerged as the World’s Largest Social Film Movement with participation of over 5 lakh individuals from 2,500 cities and towns across India.
As part of YIAC 101-Hour Social Filmmaking Challenge, participants make 3-minute short films on social causes which form an open repository of invaluable communication resources for the use of Not-for-Profits. Most importantly, the process of participation and exposure to various social causes leads to the inner transformation of the youth, builds association with causes and makes them agents of social change.
This year, to further social impact and engage more youth social causes, YES! i am the CHANGE will have a special 101-Hour Social Photography Challenge, where individuals will narrate stories of change through 5 photographs on social causes.
Program Objectives :
- Inner transformation of youth through exposure to social causes resulting in youth engagement for inclusive social development
- Inspire filmmakersto make films for social change
- Inspire photographers to capture stories of social change
- Facilitate creation of high quality, communication resources for use of Not-for-Profits
Facebook | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn