Centre for Research and Information (CRI) and its youth platform – Young Bangla(YB) is back once again after the successful initiation of the ‘Joy Bangla Youth Awards’(JBYA) held on 2015.
Joy Bangla Youth Award is a quest for acknowledging the untold stories and contributions of young achievers and leaders of all over Bangladesh. JBYA is a CRI-Young Bangla initiation to seek out the young champions of change of our county. With a vision to recognize the young achievers across the county, portray their untold success stories before the nation and untie them under one platform, CRI launched the country’s biggest youth mobilization initiative YB in last November 2014.
The call for the Joy Bangla Youth Award application has been officially opened since May 14, 2017. An idea circle workshop was held in April as preparation for the JBYA and 8 divisional coordination meetings were held nationwide during the month of May 2017. Meanwhile, town hall and campus activation programs are in process and shall continue until late July. The application window for the Joy Bangla Youth Award 2017 opened on May 14, 2017 and will remain open until July 31. During this period, organizations, who believe that they deserve the award, can apply by filling up an online form available on the website http://youngbangla.org/member/ .
During subsequent months at the end of the application, there will be a primary scrutiny, following which CRI-Young Bangla teams, including winners of the 2015 edition of the award, will conduct field visits to the applicant organizations. Based on the outcomes of these visits, CRI-Young Bangla will come up with the final list of candidates for the Joy Bangla Youth Award bring held on October 2017 in Dhaka.