For the last year, JCI members have proudly adopted the concepts of the JCI RISE initiative, with projects that are run with an entrepreneurial mindset, focusing on clear and measurable results that deliver economic and societal growth. With tremendous support and dedication, our enterprising young leaders have completed thousands of actions to rebuild the economy, revitalize the workforce through entrepreneurship and focus more on the mental health and well-being of employees and individuals. However, our work is far from over, which is why the JCI RISE initiative will be carried on into 2022!
To commemorate the work that JCI members all over the world have completed so far, and to celebrate what is still yet to come, we are excited to announce JCI RISE Day 2021, which will take place on 22 September this year. This virtual event is being held in accordance with the Global Goals Week – a worldwide celebration of our common efforts to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
With this brand-new event, we will be highlighting the immense effort our members have put into the RISE initiative. Members and stakeholders will share their inspiring stories and thoughts throughout the day on how they’ve implemented this initiative in the past and how they will continue to rebuild economies, support workforce reconversion and bolster mental health for the future.
We are focusing in more than ever on these specific UN SDGs that align with the three pillars of this initiative:
- 1 – No poverty
- 3 – Good health and well-being
- 4 – Quality Education
- 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth
- 9 – Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
- 11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities
- 12 – Responsible Consumption and Production
For RISE Day this year, we will emphasise different key actions through a series of events during the day including Instagram takeovers, project profiles, webinars, live panels and interactive networking events. The JCI RISE Committee is spearheading this global effort which will also include guests such as JCI ambassadors, the 2021 JCI World Congress Organizing Committee from South Africa and partners.
Get involved in our most engaging virtual event yet with a scavenger hunt showcasing your attendance to key moments throughout the day and you can win a special prize! We’ll be sharing more information soon on ways you can participate.
JCI RISE Day will occur across all of our social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin and our innovative Junior Chamber Virtual Community. This day will also be the perfect opportunity to revitalize passionate dedication to this important cause! Various 2021 JCI World Congress sessions will tie in directly with this RISE day so you don’t want to miss out and be behind on the next steps in innovative thought. Get involved on this exciting day!