COMPACT partnership projects address one or more of the following youth engagement categories:
Volunteers & humanitarians:
includes methods to engage young people in volunteering, civic activities, charity and local and/or international humanitarian work with a clear benefit to local communities.
includes creative methods to produce and disseminate positive, credible messages that inspire young people to be champions for community harmony through art, music, writing, public speaking, performance or dance.
Skills & enterprise:
includes innovative methods to harness the entrepreneurial spirit and social conscience of young people through engagement with business and social enterprise.
Critical thinkers & problem solvers:
includes methods to educate, raise awareness, facilitate dialogue, enhance critical thinking, identify, monitor and reduce or resolve community conflict or tension.
Families & intergenerational engagement:
includes methods to engage and support young people, parents and families, address issues of intergenerational conflict, and build resilience at the family level
Sports for social cohesion:
includes methods to engage young people, break down barriers, reinforce positive messages, and create support networks, mentoring opportunities and positive role models.