Latest Post from Romulo Dantas

December 13, 2017  |  

#Iamwhole

#Iamwhole Worldwide 10-20% of children and young people experience mental health difficulties. Poor mental health is costing more and more children and young people their education and their employment prospects. And without action, it is costing them their lives. Despite the considerable numbers affected, there is still a stigma associated with experiencing mental health difficulties. […] Read more…

October 11, 2017  |  

WHA 2017 Report

September 21, 2017  |  

Post-camp syndrome

#BETHECHANGE! That’s the saying guiding our 10 days of global gathering in Setubal, Portugal. 150 young YMCA & YWCA leaders from 49 countries around the world were gathered and united by the same vision – to empower young people! But it’s not something we will just talked about for ten days and then forget. No… […] Read more…

September 21, 2017  |  

There is no goodbye in the YMCA…

I am a Change Agent and I just came back home from the Global Gathering in Portugal. Ten days are more than enough to change your mindset and leave you with many, many, many thoughts and questions about the future. I know, it sounds cliché, but it is the truth. I have never really been […] Read more…

September 8, 2017  |  

A view from Nigeria

Global Gathering of the 3rd Cohort of Change Agents organized by the World Alliance of YMCAs has provided about 150 youth from about 50 countries of the world an opportunity to meet, interact and relate. Bringing together a relevant mix of cultures, experiences and knowledge on a platform of sharing and communication, this has charged […] Read more…

September 8, 2017  |  

Live from Portugal

We’re just over halfway through the YMCA Change Agent’s Global Gathering at YMCA Setúbal, in Portugal. There are 149 young leaders from YMCAs representing 49 countries.  While I have been reconnecting with those I met at our regional training in Avignon (read my post about this), I have been discovering new stories about the people […] Read more…