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YouthConnect is your own place. It is for the youth and by the youth. We are a non-profit, non-governmental incubator of dreams and ideas for the youth who are interested in creating real change. We at YouthConnect enable young people to speak up on issues of critical importance and put their opinion out there. We make it easy for you to participate with the right kind of support that you need to do so. Volunteer your time or lend your voice to a cause that matters to you.

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How To Get Involved

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Join Our Team

Build skills like teamwork, leadership, peer learning etc. through our CV building workshops and programmes.

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Volunteer With Us

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic youth to volunteer and be a part of one of our initiatives.

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Mentor with us

Being a mentor doesn’t only change your mentee’s life.

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Share Your Work

Make your voice heard! Write, draw or click on issues that are important to you.

See What Other Contributors Have To Say

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Aarav Seth

I am delighted to share a piece of fantastic news. My article has been published in the Youth Post newsletter which is a part of Youth Connect, a platform where young people can express themselves creatively and raise their voices for issues and initiatives that matter.

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Aadhya Aggarwal

Youth Connect has inspired me so much !  I picked up the site of Youth connect , randomly, and sent them my artwork and the youth connect team  published it which was very inspiring for me.  This platform caters to the interests of common man and not just the privileged class.
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Riya Jandial

At youth connect I got a platform where I could share my artistic talent. My painting got published and it gave me an achievement as a published artist. Providing the publish the artistic talent in me got replenished which I had earlier forgotten about.

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Shruti Kanodia

Youth Connect has enabled me to have a more empathetic outlook on life.This organisation has helped me understand the worth of my own thoughts and to use them to bring even the slightest positive change possible.

Some Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get published?

Our website is the all-in-one portal, where you can submit your work. We take in submissions under the categories – poetry, essay, article, art, digital art and photography, from young people between the ages 13-21. Our editors review each individual piece. If approved, the submission will be published on our website. From there, our editors chose the best of the best to include in our monthly magazine or newsletter. Read our submission guidelines in your dashboard.

What can I submit?

If you are submitting text, please note that the limit is 600-1000 words. If you are submitting artwork, please do so in a JPEG/PNG format in high resolution or a large size.

What are our categories for Your Voice Matters?

Your voice is your expression of power. It is your way of expressing your internal world out to the public space. Write, draw or click on the social issues of: environment, employment, gender equality, culture, health, human rights, innovation and technology, personal growth and, violence and conflict.

My submission has not been published yet. Should I do anything?

Because of the number of submissions we receive, we can only include a fraction of them in our publications. Of course, submitting more of your work increases your chances of getting published in our print magazine, so we encourage you to send us as many articles and artwork as you can!

Can I submit my work which is already published?

We do not take submissions that have been published elsewhere unless you have written your own book/novel.

How can I contact Youth Connect?

We take in queries through the form on our website on the ‘Contact Us’ page. We are also active on our Instagram page – you can find us at the bottom of this page. Message us to receive a reply within a week. If you don’t hear from us within a week, you may send in your queries through our mail id: editor@youthconnect.net

Will I know if I get published?

If you are published on YouthConnect, you’ll receive a notification on eConnect. If your work is published in our print magazine/newsletter, you’ll receive another notification on eConnect and we will mail you a free copy of the issue containing your work. 

Can I copy others' work?

Youth Connect has a no-tolerance policy for plagiarism. We check the originality of all published work. This means that you cannot submit others’ work as your own. We do not accept work with more than 5% plagiarism. 

How can I apply for the Executive Council?

After reading the guidelines on your dashboard, please email team@youthconnect.net to know more.