ComMutiny The Youth Collective is a coalition of 35(& rising) youth led and youth engaging organizations across India working towards promoting empowering spaces for youth leadership, called the 5th Space .
The 5th Space experience is central to all the work at CYC. Our work includes
- Developing powerful public engagement initiatives and journeys
- Producing and disseminating research and media products in the field of youth work
- Building coalitions and collaborations with national and international organisations to strengthen the field.
Vision : Architect and advocate for youth-centric leadership
Our mission is to facilitate engagement of youth in social change action through building understanding, acceptability and demand for 5th Spaces across stakeholder groups.
Structure: It consists of an inner most circle- CYC hub which facilitates the Collective, the Board members, engaging at a strategic level and a General Body consisting of the leaders of youth centric organisation who co-create and implement the youth programmes.
- Creating an enabling environment
- Mentoring the cohort through their learning journey
- Collective Decision Making
- Shared leadership
Architecting, Amplifying and Aggregating 5th Spaces forms the core strategy in all the different projects at CYC.
- Architecting 5th Spaces: Provide youth-engaging/young-led teams with support to
- Strengthen individual knowledge and attitudes
- Strengthen leadership and entrepreneurship skills for social transformation
- Develop and strengthen their diverse social action initiatives
- Amplifying 5th Spaces:
- Employ media and social media interventions to build understanding and public opinion on the rights and needs of youth participation in self development and social change processes
- Aggregating 5th Spaces:
- Offer Think-Tank support to youth engaging organizations to strengthen their youth interventions by incorporating 5th Space principles
- Build Media engagements
- Undertake policy advocacy.