Introducing Futuregazing — Empowering & Sensemaking Teens’ Futures

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank, ‘Anne Frank’s Tales From The Secret Annex’

Details on our Two Atelier Events, Thursday June 9th:

Pre-register: https://bit.ly/gsg11afuturegazing
Pre-register: https://bit.ly/gsg11bfuturegazing

A Crisis Moment — the COVID Pandemic

Academics, Social & Emotional Development, Behaviors From Lockdown

Source: KFF
https://www.wbur.org/news/2021/06/25/kids-post-traumatic-growth-pandemic-coronavirus

“Post-traumatic growth … really does require a kind of reckoning and a rebuilding. That’s what post-traumatic growth is: bouncing forward in some ways, bouncing toward a new set of values and perspectives.” Jean Rhodes

Futuregazing — Focus on Young People : Background

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” — Ferris Bueller, ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’

Futuregazing — The Big Why

“Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.” – J. K. Rowling

Futuregazing — The Need for Teens

“As citizens, our voices need to be heard — and our desires too — because an individual problem affects the collective. We are making changes. It can happen through small actions.” — Kauanne Santos Patrocínio, 16, Brazil

Futuregazing — The What

“Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality. Upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.” – Stuart Scott.

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”– Michael Jordan.

Futuregazing — Three Calls to Action

“The memories of one’s youth make for long, long thoughts.”– Finnish proverb.

A. The Futuregazing Survey — Your Voice:

https://bit.ly/gsgfuturegazingsurvey
Futuregazing Survey : https://bit.ly/gsgfuturegazingsurvey

II. The Futuregazing Atelier — June 9th

June 9th — Futuregazing Atelier 11a — https://bit.ly/FuturegazingAtelier11a. Futuregazing Atelier 11b — https://bit.ly/FuturegazingAtelierII

C. The Futuregazing Circle

Join our Futuregazing Circle focused on advancing young people in the world : https://bit.ly/gsgfuturegazing

“Never let your emotions overpower your intelligence.” – Drake.

Grey Swan Guild — Making Sense Momentum

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