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WHO WE ARE

A Youth-led initiative that aims at contributing to controlling and preventing corruption in more innovative and efficient ways through social innovation, collective intelligence, and entrepreneurship.

Lebanon has lost a lot because of young people who underestimate the impact they can have on the future of their nation. This is why, YAC wants to inform and inspire youth to have their own opinion concerning national challenges, make informed socio-political choices, and move to action towards a more sustainable development.

OUR MISSION

YAC’s MISSION is to leverage youth talents, social innovation, and collective intelligence in the fight against corruption.

OUR VISION

Our VISION is to grow a creative and socio-politically informed community that dares to break the corruption chain.

OUR VALUES

HUMILITY. INTEGRITY. CREATIVITY. COURAGE

WHO ARE THE YACTIVISTS

YACtivists are members of YAC’s community. They are those who have the humility to learn about corruption, the creativity to design innovative solutions, the integrity to step up to their values, and the courage to break the corruption chain.

WE YACtivists BELIEVE THAT THROUGH ARTivisim WE CAN RISE AGAIN

WHAT WE DO
 

YACTIME

A YACTIME is a learning experience. It is a space and time to learn, discuss and exchange ideas. It is where youth can be in direct contact with experts, lawyers, innovators and mentors in different fields. It is a place to express one’s talents, get inspired, and have the right tools to become a change maker.

YAC DATABASE

Our database links entrepreneurs with innovative projects and solutions that foster transparency, access to information, and civic engagement, to citizens seeking alternative and efficient solutions to their daily life challenges.

YAC-DESIGN LAB

Through collective intelligence, we design innovative solutions to fight corruption and collaborate with subject matter experts from different organizations and fields.

 

OUR EVENTS

  • The Oil&Gas sector needs YOUTH
    Fri, Jul 24
    Online Event
    Jul 24, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM
    Online Event
    Join us to talk about the role of Lebanese YOUTH in the oil and gas sector. We will discuss the following: • Highlights and Updates on Oil & Gas Sector • Success stories • Current challenges ( Environmental, political, institutional and corruption) • Role of Youth • Best way forward
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  • A YACtime about your right to transportation لوين رايحين؟
    Sat, Jun 27
    Register to receive an email with Zoom
    Jun 27, 2020, 4:00 PM GMT+3
    Register to receive an email with Zoom
    Join YAC and Riders' Rights for a 90 minutes ride during which we will have 3 Stops !
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  • Quarantine: A chance for self-reflection
    Mar 21, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Webinar
    A talk about our adaptation, mitigation and resilience capacity in the current situation. We will be covering topics such as freedom, taking responsibility and letting go of past habits or limiting beliefs.Also, we will discuss the importance of consciousness shifting mindsets and facing fears.
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  • ببقا أو بفل؟
    Sat, Feb 22
    Black Coffee
    Feb 22, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Black Coffee, Antelias, Lebanon
    Are you fed up with all your friends leaving the country? Are you considering leaving too? Join us on the 22nd of February and let us talk and share experiences.
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  • النفط و الغاز بلبنان: نعمة أو نقمة؟
    Dec 07, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Riwaq Beirut, Assad Rustom, Bayrut, Lebanon
    Time to learn more about the reality of Oil and Gas in Lebanon and find out together whether it is a curse or a blessing.
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  • How can we better hold politicians accountable
    Tue, Nov 19
    Sin el Fil Municipality
    Nov 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sin el Fil Municipality, Sin El Fil, Lebanon
    This system thinking workshop wants to helps participants cultivate a deep awareness of the current reality and understand the relationships between the problem and its causes.
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  • A YACTIME about الشباب والبلدية
    Thu, Oct 10
    Sin el Fil Municipality
    Oct 10, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sin el Fil Municipality, Sin El Fil, Lebanon
    Speaker: Mr. Nabil HASSAN
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  • Yacstorming Time
    Wed, Sep 25
    Onomatopea
    Sep 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Onomatopea
    Time to gather, discuss and share ideas
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  • Creativity Workshop
    Wed, Sep 11
    onomatopoeia | THE MUSIC HUB
    Sep 11, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    onomatopoeia | THE MUSIC HUB, Sioufi, Bayrut, Lebanon
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  • Session on the Lebanese parliament
    Thu, Jul 11
    Aaliya's Books
    Jul 11, 2019, 6:00 PM
    Aaliya's Books, Beirut, Lebanon
    A historical overview session on the Lebanese parliament with a focus on the role and duties of both MP's and citizens.
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  • Sensefiction day
    Sat, Jun 22
    Jal El Dib Park
    Jun 22, 2019, 9:30 AM
    Jal El Dib Park, Matn, Lebanon
    A full-day creativity workshop where participants designed and pitched their solutions for the waste problem in Lebanon with the help of exceptional mentors.
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  • Student activism and SDG’s
    Sat, Apr 13
    Notre Dame University - Louaize
    Apr 13, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Notre Dame University - Louaize, Kesrouane, Lebanon
    Session during which we discussed facts about corruption and its different forms. We also focused on Youth's political involvement and their role in controlling and preventing corruption in the country.
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  • Session on Anti-corruption initiatives in Lebanon
    Feb 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Aaliya's Books, Beirut, Lebanon
    Session during which we shed light on initiatives taken by lebanese NGO’s to fight corruption.
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  • YACTIME
    Fri, Jan 18
    The Koozpace
    Jan 18, 2019, 7:00 PM
    The Koozpace, 20, Street 17 The Koozpace bldg Yarzeh, Lebanon
    Gathering with youth to talk and learn about corruption and reflect on possible actions and solutions that could be taken to curb it.
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