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“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt
“To the youth of today, I also have a wish to make: be the scriptwriters of your destiny and feature yourselves as stars that showed the way towards a brighter future.”
- Nelson Mandela

The overall objective of ACORN is to develop and implement a new suite of resources including a transferable mechanism for youth inclusive rural development in four European regions during the lifetime of the project. Our ultimate goal is to engage, empower and inspire rural young people to become active citizens, co-creators and implementors of rural development initiatives that affect them and their future.

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Project Activities

Guidebook for the Development of a Sustainable Rural Youth Assembly

A guidebook for the establishment of a sustainable rural youth assembly, aimed at providing practical guidance to young people who are interested in setting up similar assemblies in their own communities.

4 Rural Youth Assemblies

Four rural youth assemblies established in Roscommon, Idrija, Castile y Leon, and Malta, aimed at promoting the active participation of young people in rural development initiatives.

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