Buzz Talk Cambodia
Breaking the stigma on LGBT+ in Cambodia through constructive dialog and storytelling by aspiring journalists.
#BeAnOptimistForOther is our first social media campaign which energizes the sense of positivity and supportive language in the community, especially youth toward LGBT+ people.
#TogetherWithPride is our second social media campaign which aims to push for constructive dialogue on LGBT+ topic among young people in Cambodia by anecdote their life corner.
#BuzzTalkKhJourney will bring 15 participants through journalism, and gay rights advocacy trainings to enhance their understanding and skills along with community sites visit.
We believe in a world where young people are encouraged; they can create an inclusive and insightful future. Therefore, our mission is to initiate engagement platforms for young people to enhance their capability and leadership through innovative and participatory citizenship social projects.
About I Act Cambodia
Who We Are
I Act Cambodia youth-group was established with the aim to inspire and empower Cambodia youth to make their action out loud. I Act Cambodia is a youth engagement platform where young leaders can mobilize their interpersonal skills and leadership capacity to address social issues and generate positive impacts for their communities.
Our mission is to create engagement platforms where young people can enhance their capability, leadership and life skills through innovative and participatory citizenship social projects.
I Act 2017 Programme
Initially, I Act 2017 Programme was initiated with the purpose to empower young Cambodians to advocate for corruption-free society through the voice of responsible citizens.
At a two-day learning camp, participants were equipped with knowledge of the concepts of good governance and integrity. They also got to learn about the peace leadership dialogue from the lenses of three root causes: peace, conflict, and violence.
With the support from I Act Cambodia, after the end of the program, our participants had utilized their knowledge from what they had learned from the learning camp by organizing numerous aspiring initiatives to empower their community.
I Act Conference
I Act Conference was commenced with the belief that “Together, good citizens for the betterment of community lives.”
With the aim to inspired university students in Phnom Penh to understand about the role of good citizens through volunteerism, I Act Conference is a one-day conference where our participants had learned about the significance of youth involvement in social movement and gained many aspiring initiative ideas for self-development while simultaneously also enhancing the young people’s leadership.
Sovannarong is a young community advocate who believes in the collective voice of youth. His dream is to see an inclusive world for his generation, and the next. After seeing the challenges of the LGBTQI community in Cambodia, Sovannarong is stepping up to join the global community in fighting for LGBTQI rights, and demanding fair and equal treatment for all.
Treasurer and Engagement Support
Cheata is a senior, majoring in International Relations at the RUPP. Despite being an introvert, she has involved with numerous volunteer activities. Throughout her journey, she realizes that change doesn’t happen overnight; it is a continual process, and youth has a critical role in bringing either positive or negative changes on society through their courageous behavior.
Secretary and Creativity Support
Nakren is an ambivert who believes that through the power of change, perseverance, and determination everything is possible. He loves meeting new friends and people from all aspects of life, and exploring new ideas and knowledge to better understand different cultures, traditions, and the world.