Uttar Pradesh being the largest state in the country hosts a large population of children who should be perceived as active agent s in nation building. BalManch initiated in 2017 endeavors to uphold the right of participation and the right to be heard for every child through a child friendly medium.
Therefore, it is imperative that their voices are heard, their potential recognized and harnessed. YOUNG MINDS SPEAK is a series of competitions by EHSAAS to provide a platform to children (10-17 years) and youth (18-25 years) to express themselves on various issues through different media such as poetry , story writing, collage, poster making .
YOUNG MINDS SPEAK also provides a forum to share views and ideas on concerns and changes that they want to see around them for their city or country. The winners will be selected by an expert jury. The selected entries will be posted on the social media pages of EHSAAS and BalManch. Thus, providing their expression and voices a wider audience rather than just their own school and friends.