Creators for Change is a truly global program, with local initiatives empowering young people to drive positive social change across Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.
The UK-based Be Internet Citizens program aims to help people stay resilient and confident while using their voice and creativity to drive positive change online.
In Spain, YouTube partnered with the Spanish government to create Somos Más, an educational program dedicated to fighting violent radicalization and hate speech.
YouTube creators from all across Germany have joined forces under #NichtEgal (which means "it matters") in a movement dedicated to countering online hate.
In France, the Toi-même Tu Filmes program partners with film directors and NGOs to bring hundreds of creators together to fight hate speech and increase empathy through creativity.
In Israel, creators explore ethnic, cultural and religious differences, in three new YouTube series. By opening up about the deepest elements of their identities, they celebrate their unique voices and share messages of tolerance and empathy toward minorities in Israel.
In Australia, YouTube is collaborating with three local program Fellows who are creating videos responding to religious- or race-based hate speech under the campaign name #ShareSomeGood.
In Indonesia, YouTube creators Cameo Project and local nonprofit Maarif Institute train students across the country to create change through video under the campaign #1nDONEsia.
APAC Regional Initiative
In the Asia Pacific region, YouTube partnered with the United Nations Development Programme to bring creators and NGOs together to create impactful content in five countries around the region (Indonesia, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines).