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From Burnout to Breakthrough

"Climate anxiety is relational, which means it is reduced when policy makers take meaningful action on the climate crisis." That's what Grace said at the European Parliament last week when she spoke at the 90th Quality of Childhood Talk: Environments for children and youth and mental health. Read the story of how she went from burnout to speaking at the European Parliament on the impact of the climate crisis on the mental health of young people in just 1 year.

Grace

UK Programmes Lead

Why the Youth Climate Movement is Like Dumbledore’s Army

Who isn’t impressed by Harry Potter and his friends bravely stepping up to fight a global threat to life and justice? Well we’re doing that too. While world leaders are letting us down, we are stepping up time and time again to fight for a just future for all. We won’t be deterred by their threats or their greenwashing. Just like Harry Potter, we are strong, we are brave, we are powerful! Read the full blog for more reasons why we are just like Dumbledore’s Army.

Grace

UK Programmes Lead

Community stories

Embodying Faith: Ramadan to Eid

From shared iftars with family to the tranquillity of late-night prayers, Ramadan granted me the opportunity to cleanse my vision and reignite hope through faith. Despite grappling with eco-anxiety and the despair for our planet and humanity’s future, engaging in prayer, fasting, and other spiritual practices allowed me to strengthen my mind and deepen my understanding of my purpose and existence.

Ishraq Abdalla | 2024

Co-Founder | Activist

The Importance of Pointless Joy

At The Resilience Project, we are big proponents of a practice we call ‘Pointless Joy,’ and this practice is baked into our workshops and youth programmes.

India Miles

Marketing and Communications Officer

Digital Detoxing with Genesis

Resilience Project Board of Youth member, Genesis, reflects on their experience of digital detoxing. Genesis practises digital detoxes monthly in order to expand their capacity for fostering relationships within their community.

Genesis Whitlock | 2023

Activist | Community Builder

Water Levels, a short film by Ananya Pathak

As part of our ‘Climate Anxiety in a Global Context’ series, the Resilience Project’s international board of youth have been empowered to co-design events, create content and share their insights for igniting resilience. Part 3: Read about Ananya’s incredible short film, Water Levels

Ananya Pathak | 2023

Founder | Artist

Shamim’s Climate Cafe

As part of our ‘Climate Anxiety in a Global Context’ series, the Resilience Project’s international board of youth have been empowered to co-design events, create content and share their insights for igniting resilience. Part 2: Read about the climate cafe Shamim facilitated in Tanzania.

Grace

UK Programmes Lead

Rising Above Eco-Anxiety - The Resilience Perspective

As part of our ‘Climate Anxiety in a Global Context’ series, the Resilience Project’s international board of youth have been empowered to co-design events, create content and share their insights for igniting resilience. Part 1: Read Steve’s article on being resilient in the face of eco-anxiety.

Steve Misati | 2023

Conservationist | Founder

Don’t call me shy

As a queer young black person, previous Resilience Project participant Esther explores what it means to be labeled ‘shy’. They reveal intersecting overt and hidden discrimination in activist spaces and give their advice to other young marginalised folk on stepping into their power.

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