Begin A Chapter

Initiate The Local Chapter Of Echo Change

The aim of Echo Change to build a better and sustainable future for the youth will be in vain without practical efforts. That is why Echo Change invites organizations worldwide to join hands and initiate Chapters of Echo Change in their Country.
Kindly ensure you meet the eligibility criteria below:

  • The applicant must have the authority to submit the form on behalf of the organization.
  •  The organization is Youth-led.
  • Inspired to take action in their local communities while sharing a global spirit of solidarity.
  • About 75% of the Leading team and staff are less than 35 years old at the time of application.

Only complete applications will be considered for vetting.

Starting Your New Local Chapter

Is super easy!

  1. Confirm a local chapter does not already exist in your area.
  2. Form a team of at least 10 members willing to meet at least once a month.
  3. Select someone to serve as Chair.
  4. Members of the Chapter will form an executive board to monitor the Chapter’s activities and Collaborate.

Apply to be affiliated with the Echo Change.

Standards for Local Chapters

Affiliated local chapters agree to adhere to the following standards:

  1. Meet at least four (4) times per quarter. (example: conference calls, networking events, Advocacy and Campaigning, etc.)
  2. Work on the management of all finances.
  3. Work directly with the Echo Change Core Team and abide by Echo Change’s policies in the planning and implementing of any programs.
  4. Work with Echo Change to organize events within your Chapter country.
  5. Work with Echo Change to enter into any contracts with partners or sponsors.
  6. Adhere to Echo Change’s use of logos and branding policies.
  7. Collaborate with Echo Change local office(s) to develop, promote, and execute campaigns.
  8. Promote Global Change Ambassadorship among local chapter members.
  9. Positively represent the Echo Change and the National Councils.
  10. Adhere to Echo Change Chapters Rules and Regulations.