Empowering Youth in Society (EYIS)

Duration: 01.06.2023 – 31.12.2023 

The objectives: 

  • Strengthen the Lithuanian College of Democratic Education to support EU rights and values, aligning with ECAS goals.
  • Establish voluntary mentoring programs and training events to empower civil society in Lithuania.
  • Raise citizens’ awareness of EU rights, promote political engagement, and encourage regional civil society collaboration.

The expected outcomes: 

  • Mentorship Program: We will create a mentoring system that connects experienced activists with young volunteers, promoting civic participation.
  • Remote Trainings: Remote training sessions will be organized – one focused on project monitoring and evaluation, and another for developing advocacy strategies.
  • Defense Strategy: It will encourage communities to provide public services for vulnerable children.

Target groups of EYIS project: vulnerable children and youth (including drop-outs and NEETs).

The project is being implemented in partnership with the European Citizenship Action Service (ECAS) under the EURECA (European Citizenship Accelerator) 2023, co-funded by the Citizenship, Equality, Rights and Values Programme (CERV) of the European Union.

Project partners: Lithuania College of Democracy.