FILM: Youth Zones – Voices from Emergencies

Youth Zones -Voices from Emergencies

YOUTH ZONES documents the voices of young people affected by conflict and natural disaster. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Lisa Russell, accompanied by spoken word poet Luke Nephew and youth activist Chernor Bah, facilitated discussions and conducted creative writing and poetry workshops with youth from Liberia, Colombia, Lebanon, Northern Uganda and New Orleans, U.S. YOUTH ZONES profiles youth who work as educators, peace activists, healthcare assistants and drama mentors in an effort to rehabilitate their communities after emergencies.

The film is now available online at

(UNFPA and The Women’s Refugee Commission)


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