Monday, 28 January, 2008

Upcoming Programmes

Upcoming Programmes


Time & Location

Details/ Queries

February 5, 2008

‘Round Table Discussion on the Comic Book Genre in India.’

International Book Fair, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Entry is free.

A roundtable discussion between practitioners and publishers of comics in Delhi on the comic book culture in India - its history, politics, evolution and future. This first of a kind dialogue, would include discussions about the publication and distribution of the comic book form, the scope for its development. Partners: Sarai and FIRC

February 23, 2008

‘Revisiting Jeevika: A South Asian Livelihood Documentary Film Festival’

11am – 8pm.

The Attic, 10 Regal Building, Connaught place, New Delhi.

Entry is free.

A day long film festival celebrating alternate livelihoods from across South Asia. Featuring the award winning works of 15 filmmakers from the last 5 years of Jeevika: The South Asian Film Festival. Partners: Centre for Civil Society, The Attic and Platform Magazine.

March 1 & 2, 2008

‘Workshop on Understanding HIV/AIDS’

6.15pm, Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road – New Delhi.

Entry is free.

Project 19: Understanding HIV/AIDS at TYPF focuses on developing better understanding and access to information and support systems regarding awareness of HIV/AIDS and treatment and care for HIV+ people. The workshop also focuses on the sexual reproductive and health rights of young people. Partners: The IHC.

March 5, 2008

‘Death’ and ‘God’ by Woody Allen.

Theatre Production

The American Centre, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi

7.30pm (Seating at 6.30pm)

Entry is free but by invite only.

The Dramatics Society of LSR and Venky College present an adaptation of ‘Death’ and ‘God’ by Woody Allen.

Partners: The American Centre.

Additional Projects

· VOICES The School Project – Working with 15 Peer Educators, they have completed their training and will now conduct a 2 part workshop series with 5 schools in New Delhi on Understanding Substance Abuse.

· Project 19: Understanding HIV/AIDS – The Fac Branch is working with 15 Peer Educators in collaboration with a bottle manufacturing company to train its employees on HIV/AIDS.

· The Trainers Cell: The Cell is working on developing and instituting an organizational development committee and improving senior management systems.

· Blending Spectrum – BlenSpec works with street children in both education and health. They are revisiting their annual location targets, focusing on developing a new curriculum and instituting a new health programme at our two locations, Nizamuddin Basti and Sarai Hostel in New Delhi.

· Kaivalya – Kaivalya is developing a series of cards and bookmarks whilst working with Transgender Artists. The purpose is to raise awareness about being transgender and our work with the kinnar community in Lajpat Nagar.

Tuesday, 22 January, 2008

Opening: Senior Management and Administrative Leadership Positions

Build from an idea.

Challenge the status quo.

Reinvent yourself.

Stand your ground.

Create the unexpected.

That’s all we want from you.

The YP Foundation, a registered charitable trust (formerly known as The Youth Parliament) is one of Delhi’s largest youth organizations. We are run and managed completely by young people between the ages of 17 – 28 years. We are looking for dedicated, committed, professional young people who want to lead us forward.

If you have the time, a sense of humour (not mandatory but preferable!), believe in challenging yourself and can work with a team of people, we’d like to invite you join us. We are looking for young people to take up volunteer Administrative and Senior Management Leadership positions that work with Event Management, Programme Management, Administrative Skills, Project Coordination, Publicity and PR and Database Management.

We believe in promoting the uninhibited expression of young people and work with creative projects to build skills. We can provide you with hands on management experience build your leadership skills, give you the resources to reinvent ideas and give you the freedom to create.

For details email us at or call us at 9818453347. Tell us who you are, what you do, what skills you think you would like to work with and what you liked about this poster.

Wednesday, 2 January, 2008

Happy New Year!

While it may be the beginning of a new year according to a calendar, it's also just another ordinary day, or just another spectacular day. Sometimes it takes something as insignificant as a detail on a calendar to strive for that spectacular day.

Big thank you’s to everyone who has worked so hard, been incredibly supportive and for all the good wishes that have helped The YP learn and grow. Beyond all clich├ęs, it means a lot to us.

Here's wishing you a spectacular ‘new’ year. Do things a little differently =)

Warm Regards,

All of us at The YP Foundation

Literary Credits: Faith Gonsalves =)