Youth representatives designed a plenary session titled the“The Next Generation”
Youth program titled “The Next Generation” first appeared in Cape Town, South Africa
The Next Generation: “The Parliament’s youth initiative, The Next Generation, is dedicated to nurturing transformative communities through the power, energy, and enthusiasm of today’s young leadership”
6 Day program included:
“Pushing through the Boundaries of Creative Engagement: Youth Initiatives that Work”
“Rediscovering the Continuum: Honoring Our Intergenerational Bonds:
“Realization of the New Day: The Next Generation Responds to the Call”
“Spirit of the City: Young People and Community Experience”
Next Generation and and Mannenberg youth joined for an evening ceremony
Next Generation received a tour of the District 6 Museum from District 6 Youth Ambassadors
40 members visited the SHAWCO youth center in Mannenberg
Creation of the final Plenary titled “Nurturing Transformative Communities in the Future: An Open Space Conference”
At the 2004 Barcelona Parliament, youth participation took the shape of a Parliament Academy, with participants under the age of 30.
Parliament Academy Topics:
Honoring Shared Views on Christianity, Judaism, Islam
Uniting Youth Leaders for Global Transformation
Young People and Religious Freedom
Building an Interfaith Youth Movement in Your Community: Shared Values and Social Action
Connecting with Young People in Our Cities
Media Empowerment - Understanding and Using the Power of Media
Promoting Sustainable Development through Partnerships with Religious and Spiritual Communities and Youth
Interreligious Engagement in Higher Education - A Princeton Model
At the 2009 Melbourne Parliament, youth participation included youth-centered programs, an evening youth plenary, and a youth coffee house.
Pilgrims’ Progress 2008: Research on Those Who Attended the Sydney World Youth Day
The Future of Religion in Australia? Melbourne’s Religious Leaders in Dialogue with Young People
The Art of Creative Expression: Youth Workshop
Ending Legalized Violence Against Against Children - A Religious Imperative
Youth Spirituality: Join the Evolution! Youth, Spiritual Development, and Activism
Convening Education Session: Schooling, Young People and Social Inclusion
Best Practices in Interfaith Youth Work: Religious Schools and Community-Based Programs Respond
Hearing the Concerns and Voices of the Indigenous Youth
Analyze This: Views of Young Saudi, Australian, and American Muslim Women on Their Faith and Evolving Roles
For the first time, the 2015 Salt Lake City Parliament included a full major track of programming devoted to emerging leaders.
Emerging Leaders represented a rising generation of interfaith practitioners whose interests dwell in religious literacy and social action.
Emerging Leaders Plenary:
Dr. Eboo Patel and Dawn Maracle (Co-Emcees)
Pardeep Singh Kaleka
Honey and the Sting
Habe El Hindi
Dr. Suzanne Baraket
Publication of "A Declaration from the Emerging Leaders"