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Across Australia young people are participating in an endeavour that strives to give them a voice in today’s society. Through the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program, these junior youth groups are enhancing their power of expression, sharpening their spiritual perception, analysing the constructive and destructive forces of society and changing their surroundings through the service projects.

Empowering Junior Youth | Emily Goshey | TEDx

January 10, 2016, in Videos > Short Film, by

In this TEDx Hillsborough Library talk, Emily Goshey describes the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program (JYSEP). She discusses its core values and shares some of the lessons learned in the group she animates. If you’ve already watched our 57 second introduction to the JYSEP, and are curious for more information, this video is comprehensive and well articulated.

For more information on a Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program in your area, contact the Baha’is in where you live.

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Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

Discussion 4 Comments

Wonderful presentation sighting the impotance of tutoring not to use negative words in tutoring junior youths as well as the basic foundation of being truthful in their life.

vasudevan veerasamy (January 1, 2016 at 11:35 PM)

Well done! Sincere and eloquent speaker…

Mina (January 1, 2016 at 5:07 PM)

congrats! powerful & enlightening; incentive us to know more about the program & try it ourselves….continue always to be this courages woman!

keyvan bueno nikobin (January 1, 2016 at 7:05 AM)

How well rounded this lady is (no pun intended)! Intelligent, eloquent, service-oriented and spiritual. How blessed is the child (born by now) to have such a mother.

Oscar Domingo (September 9, 2016 at 4:45 AM)

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