By: Patricia Lee Volunteer with the Youth Corps Media Team For Shila Naidu, multi-racialism is not a subject in school but a way of life at home. Shila comes from a diverse family with relatives who converted to different religions and married spouses of different races. At one point, there were three different races and […]Read More Meet Shila and her ‘Rojak’ Family
By: Kennice Foo Volunteer for the Youth Corps Media Team The Library was noisy – filled with chatter, the occasional laughter and bright smiles. This Library is not a conventional one; there is no librarian and no silence is allowed. There are no shelves, or paper books. Only people, their conversations and stories to share. […]Read More HUMAN LIBRARY: LIVING, BREATHING BOOKS
Every year, close to 4,000 youths step out of their comfort zones to make an impact on local and overseas communities through the Youth Expedition Project (YEP) by Youth Corps Singapore. The first ever “Many Lenses, One YEP” exhibition was launched to create a platform for our youths to share their memorable encounters and why […]Read More YEP Photojournalism Exhibition 2017 by Youth Corps Singapore
In a society with an ageing population, what can we as youths, do to contribute? Kennice Foo learns more at Youth Corps Singapore’s first Senior-Savvy event. Being in their shoes It’s not something we see every day – Young adults hunched over the cardboard pieces they grasp in their hands, slowly advancing towards the stairs. […]Read More Keeping Up With The Seniors
You may remember Jiezhen as the lady caught on national TV who stood up to sing ‘Home’ during the 2015 National Day Rally. Perhaps she caught your attention in a video of viral social experiment or two. Or maybe it’s her unique surname ‘Wu’ caught your eye and made you wonder, “Wu is she?” Ms […]Read More Rediscovering with Jiezhen of The Hidden Good
~ written by Sonu Muskan, student from Raffles Institution who volunteered as a writer during one of the voluntary sessions organised by RI. Growing up in Singapore, you may have heard of ‘IMH’ (Institute of Mental Health) and varying opinions on what ‘Mental Health’ entail. Regardless of your family background, I am pretty sure you […]Read More Lifeline – “I am willing to understand”
~ By Shermaine Ng, Youth Corps Leader I was privileged to have been a part of the Youth Corps Singapore Learning Journey to Hong Kong in December 2016. With the purpose of exposing Youth Corps Leaders to the service-learning and social service landscape in Hong Kong, a city that, in comparison to ours, is same […]Read More Choice or No Choice?