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Youth Action

Bridging the Learning Gap in Children

With a passion to serve the community since primary school days, a youth joined Youth Corps Leaders programme, involving herself with KidsCount to assist in bridging the learning gap in children.

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Youth Action

Welcoming Migrant Workers in Our Backyard

A ground-up campaign that aims to raise awareness in relation to Migrant Workers by pre-empting tensions and countering "Not-In-My-Backyard" sentiments from the community.

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Youth Action

Treating Everyday Racism or Microaggression as Anything but Casual

Academics and government officials use "casual racism" to describe racist remarks passed as casual remarks or jokes. What do you know about them, and how should you respond?

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Youth Action

More youths in Singapore stepping up to engage migrant workers in creative ways

Singaporean youths are doing their part to advocate the well-being of migrant workers despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Youth Action

Temasek Polytechnic student with cerebral palsy designs platform raising awareness about persons with disabilities

Nineteen-year-old Jay Ng aims to foster bonds between the able-bodied and persons with disabilities with his project.

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Youth Action

Did you know that Singapore has Inclusive Playgrounds and Therapeutic Gardens?

They are community spaces that you can visit with people with disabilities (PwD) or for your own well-being!

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Youth Action

Swimming helped this boy with autism

This youth’s patience and understanding changed a boy’s life as his love for swimming grew.

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Youth Action

Too young to make a difference? Meet these youths who think otherwise!

They have a common goal — to make the world a better place for those with special needs.

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Youth Action

Ex-art student now helps children discover their passion through artmaking

2022 marks her 10th year as an art educator and she continues spending her days impacting the lives of young children.

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Youth Action / Feature

Special-needs artists create artwork from upcycled cosmetics

Exhibition at The Fullerton Hotel showcases 38 pieces of art by youths with disabilities to promote sustainability.

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Youth Action

Ensuring A Holistic Learning Experience For Children

Cahaya Community, a registered charity run by vibrant youths that takes on a holistic perspective towards social support.

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Government Initiative

“Love In Action” – an Art Exhibition As part of the Give A Voice campaign

Montfort Care’s Big Love Child Protection Specialist Centre presents a special art exhibition to address issues of child abuse at Bedok Public Library.

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Youth Action

Five Tips On How To Land A Job Before Graduation

In the face of rejection, accept and learn from it with grace!

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Youth Action

youth raises 5,000 for disabled stranger

A chance encounter with a disabled senior inspired Muhammad Alfian to go the extra mile.

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Youth Action

20-year-old self-taught engineer repairs laptops for those in need

Together with non-profit organisation, Engineering Good, they’ve repaired and delivered some 2,000 laptops to students from low-income housholds.

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Youth Action

In Building a Post-Pandemic World, Have We Forgotten the Elderly?

Technology is making life simpler for us, but what about the elderlies?

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Youth Action

Giving Young, Differently-Abled Artists the Spotlight

Inclusive Young talent – a year long program by Access Path Production for differently abled youths to train and develop their artistic talent

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Youth Action

5 key takeaways from pre-Budget 2022 engagement

There is more than just the GST Vouchers to look forward to at the Budget 2022.

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Government Initiatives

Hearing aids: Frequently asked questions and common misconceptions

How can you tell when someone is losing their hearing? And why do some elderly people have difficulty hearing even when using hearing aids?

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Government Initiatives

MOE tracking progress of vulnerable students in its Uplift schemes

Increased efforts in supporting troubled & at-risk students.

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Youth Action

Bringing cheer to underprivileged kids on their birthdays

One Wish SG - a non profit organization that brings cakes, presents and more to children from low-income families.

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Youth Action

Caring for a brother with Autism

A student’s journey in being a caregiver for a sibling with severe autism.

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Youth Action

YCM Team Rental Hearts provides academic support to underprivileged children

Rental Hearts will be organising a book drive starting 27 November, to collect textbooks and assessment books to help underprivileged children.

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Government Initiative

Increase in monthly wages for security officers

Updating the Progressive Wage Model for the well-being of low income workers

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Others

At the Heart of Singapore’s Mutual Aid Initiatives Lies Community

What is Mutual Aid? How is it different from Charity Work?

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Others

The uncomfortable reality behind foreign domestic work in Singapore

Is it enough to rely on the letter of the law and ideal employers to protect FDWs’ rights? What more can be done?

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Others

Talking about Identity with Singapore's Minorities over food

How racial minorities in Singapore celebrate resilience, identity & sense of belonging

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Government Initiative

Preparing low-income students for life outside the classroom

Mindblown – a pilot programme that teaches key lifelong skills to at-risk teens

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Government Initiative

Supporting the caregivers of persons with disabilities

A new support group to help caregivers fight loneliness

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Government Initiative

How media coverage helped community organisation attract volunteers

Raising awareness & highlighting key issues in various communities in need

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Government Initiative

Diving deeper into eldercare

What are the missing pieces in Singapore’s residential eldercare puzzle?

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Government Initiative

Creating opportunities for residents with intellectual disabilities within community spaces

Efforts in building togetherness & inclusivity

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Youth Action

Differently Abled: I’m not just a blind guy

Destigmatizing disabilities

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Youth Action

A journey in fighting for disability rights

A chat with Fathima Zohra on being differently-abled

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Others

Confronting illiteracy in Singapore

Stepping into the shoes of adults struggling to cope with the English language

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Youth Action

YAC S2 Team Impart enables transformative youth development through volunteer-driven solutions

Efforts spanning across education, community and youth mental health

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Government Initiative

Higher Wages For Lowest-Paid Workers In Singapore - Who Wins?

How higher wages for the lowest paid will impact businesses and consumers

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Youth Action

When Will We Start Ferrying Migrant Workers Like Human Beings?

Fighting for the basic rights of our migrant workers, the cornerstones of our society

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Youth Action

A Friend in Need: Battling Loneliness one door at a time

Tackling the issue of social isolation and high suicide rates of seniors

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Youth Action

Tackling Social Inequality with Literacy

Offering English lessons to kids from low-income backgrounds

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Others

Thriving in their jobs despite their disabilities

Moving towards a more accepting and caring society

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Youth Action

Breakfast, lunch – it’s on us | Krsna’s Free Meals

Serving free food to our migrant workers and needy Singaporeans

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Others

The Widening Education Gap for Underprivileged in Asia

Parents and students grapple with covid-19 risks vs rewards of going back to schools

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Government Initiative

Progressive wages for 8/10 lower-wage workers by 2023

Besides cleaning, security, landscape and maintenance sectors, workers under retail, F&B and waste management will be covered

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Others

Surviving as a Food Delivery Rider in Singapore & Hong Kong

Barriers to entry are low, but is it worth it?

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Others

Life Uprooted | Bye, Tanglin Halt

How Will The Elderly Cope With Relocation and Social Isolation?

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Youth Action

Stories of our Everyday Heroes

Spotlight on the many who had to make sacrifices and adapt to changing circumstances due to Covid-19

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Government Initiative
Youth Action

Conversation on Successful Ageing

Discussing ways to help seniors age positively and gracefully

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Youth Action

Volunteer with YAC S2 Team Impart

Looking for volunteers to weekly tutor youths taking 'N' / 'O' Levels

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Government Initiatives
Youth Action

How We Can Support Our Offline Hawkers

Our Grandfather Story show how we can support hawkers not on online platforms

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Government Initiatives
Youth Action

The rise of virtual volunteering, and internships

Youths looking beyond barriers to create opportunities for themselves and those around them

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Government Initiatives
Youth Action

Young S'poreans step forward to give back amid pandemic

Spreading awareness about importance of environmental conservation and mental health

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Youth Action

Can Ask Meh? In-Focus | Maxx's Story

Dealing With The Social Stigma Of Dyslexia And Memory Loss

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Youth Action

I Work With Seniors, And This Is Why Some Aren't Getting Vaccinated

200,000 seniors are yet to be vaccinated. Here's why

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Youth Action

Classroom in a box

Using cardboard box to create a mobile 'classroom-in-a-box'

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Youth Action

Movement of Inclusivity

YAC S1 team - Launching of lanyard to support those with hidden disabilities

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Government Initiative

With online scams on the rise, digital ambassadors prevent vulnerable seniors from falling victim

Increased support for elderly by preventing falling prey to scam

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Youth Action

Art Exhibition by 16 year old with autism

An art exhibition will be held in August, and half of the sales will be donated to Cat Welfare Society

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Government Initiatives

Workcare Grant: Funding to provide rest areas for lower-wage workers

Rest areas created in malls for workers, providing a safe and positive environment to work at

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Youth Action

Empowering Youths With Special Needs to Give Back

Involving & empowering those with special needs to help others in their own capacity (featured by OGS)

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Youth Action

Life as a Cleaner: overcoming discrimination

Our Grandfather Story's video series featuring everyday people

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Youth Action

In the shoes of a wheelchair user

I followed a friend in a wheelchair for an evening

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Youth Action

Blind at 31: rebuilding life with a Guide Dog

Our Grandfather Story's video series featuring everyday people

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Youth Action

A day in the life of a caregiver

See the challenges and joys of caregiving

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Government Initiatives

New initiatives to increase support for Persons with Disabilities

National roadmap: building a more inclusive society for persons with disabilities

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Youth Action

Access to justice: Stories from a pro bono lawyer

Through their eyes: series by O+ under Our Grandfather Story

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Youth Action

Scratchbac: a hyperlocal social resource sharing platform

YAC S2 project: exchange offers and requests within your neighbourhood easily

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Youth Action

Make an impact to support vulnerable groups

YCM project Engineering for Good improves lives through sustainable engineering solutions

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Youth Action

Meet the Singaporean working with Refugees in Syria

Part of the 'Singaporeans Abroad' series by Rice Media

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Government Initiatives

Singapore Sonnets

6-part series featuring migrant workers connecting to home through their passions

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Government Initiatives

Do frontline lower-wage workers feel appreciated?

4 individuals from cleaning industries share the difficulties they faced

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Government Initiatives

Halfway houses now take in offenders on community-based programmes

Efforts to better rehabilitate offenders back to society

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Government Initiatives

Trailblazing women breaking barriers and empowering others

Stories of two women carving their own path in society

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Youth Action

Use your skillsets to make an impact

Engineering for Good: a YouthChangemakers project helping people with sustainable solutions

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Government Initiatives

New groups to be formed by government

Following feedback from 17,000 Singaporeans, to tackle various issues including elderly

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Youth Action

Youth in action: giving voice to everyday women

They started a platform for women to have safe spaces online

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Resources

Youth Corps Singapore

Volunteer and serve the community, meet like-minded and passionate youth!

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Government Initiatives

Enabling Lives Initiative (ELI) grant launched

Supporting projects that help people with disabilities and fund public education

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Government Initiatives

Living with Dementia By Our Grandfather Story

Can ask meh? video series featuring stories of families

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Youth Action

Voices of our migrants

Join in the conversation on their COVID-19 experiences online and in-person

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Resources

Access Singapore

Providing career exposure opportunities for normal-stream students

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Resources

What youth are saying about Support for Vulnerable Groups

Join the conversation and have your say

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SVG

Making Support for Vulnerable Groups Sustainable

An honest discussion with Joel Lim, Shahira Abdullah and Scratchbac

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Government Initiatives

SG Cares

A national movement to foster a more caring and inclusive society, helping those in need

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Youth Action

UTBT - YAC Season 2 team

Youth aim to help home food business owners affected by Covid-19

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Youth Action

Home Away From Home - YAC Season 2 team

Youth aim to create a support system for foreign hospital nurses

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Youth Action

Students raise money to support others

ITE students raise $86,000 for peers affected by Covid-19 pandemic

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Government Initiatives

The Enabling Mark

New Accreditation framework to promote hiring of people with disabilities

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Government Initiatives

Resources to help vulnerable groups

Do not leave vulnerable groups behind as economy transforms amid Covid-19

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Government Initiatives

ComCare Assistance

This support for over 6000 low-income households will be extended

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Youth Action

What does inequality look like in Singapore?

Video highlighing inequality in Singapore by Our Grandfather Story

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Youth Action

Ambisense - YAC Season 1 team

Youth team designed a smart watch for the Deaf

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Youth Action

Project Juvenile Crime - YAC Season 1 team

They engage youths-at-risk in sports activities and character building

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Youth Action

Project SITEY - YAC Season 1 team

Youth develop a work-study programme and quicker assistance for low-income students

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Government Initiatives

MOE's UPLIFT Taskforce

Giving more help to disadvantaged students

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Resources

KidSTART by Early Childhood Development Agency

Programme empowering children from low-income families

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Resources

UPLIFT by Ministry of Education

Initiative to strengthen after-school support and build mental and emotional resilience

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Resources

ComCare by Ministry of Social and Family Development

Providing assistance for families going through financial difficulties

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Resources

M3 Youth Mentoring Office

Connecting Malay/Muslim youth with mentors and role-models in the community

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Resources

"Look Beyond My Disability, See The True Me" campaign

Encouraging public to see persons with disabilities for who they are

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Resources

SG Fresh Produce logo

Found on packagings to help consumers identify local produce

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Resources

Second Meal

Tech enabled pay-it-forward initiative providing free meals for people in need

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Resources

Brave The New

Resource for those who feeling stressed or anxious during COVID-19 times