Youth - Goals & Milestones - Retreat 2015

Goal 1 – Youth Empowerment and Inclusion in the Community

Milestone 1: To create a series of organized events through the year.

Milestone 2: To provide support to Youth who need guidance through groups led by Youth Guides.

Milestone 3: To voice Youth concerns in regard to Auroville’s development via regular outreach / through events / to working groups

Milestone 4: To create a regular “Sewa” service activity which will encourage the community’s participation to foster the spirit of giving.

Milestone 5: To be integrated as a permanent called Youth Link,in Auroville

  • To celebrate International Youth Day annually and launch Youth Link.

Milestone 6: To bridge gaps between generations in Auroville through organized Cultural and Educational events

  • To support Bharat Nivas’ vision and connect to several of its cultural activities.


Goal 2 – Establishing Link Between Youth and Education and facilitating placements inside and outside Auroville

Milestone 1: To collect and hold data on study programmes / links to universities outside Auroville.

Milestone 2: To collect and hold data on how many students are inside / outside Auroville (by age group and status) and need assistance with further education.

Milestone 3: To ensure schools introduce an “On Auroville Class.”


Goal 3 – Establishing Link Between Youth and Housing and providing accommodation for Youth

Milestone 1: To collect and hold data on Youth who need accommodation.

Milestone 2: To have a Youth Housing facility built and ready to be used. (Human Scapes / 50th Anniversary Proposal).

Milestone 3: To get involved in existing Youth Housing and ensure that Youth are accommodated with functional and safety guidelines.


Goal 4 – Establishing Link Between Youth and Employment and facilitating job placements inside Auroville

Milestone 1: To collect and hold data on opportunities in internship / vocational trainings / apprenticeships in Auroville.

Milestone 2: To recognize existing Youth-led projects (theme – Integral Sustainable Development in line with Auroville Charter) and support them.