The Guardian US partners with Dave Eggers and The International Congress of Youth Voices to share the stories of an …

Today The Guardian US announces a partnership with The International Congress of Youth Voices to amplify the voices of young activists and writers from around the world ahead of a three-day summit in August.

In its inaugural year, The Congress, founded by author Dave Eggers (co-founder of 826 National, an education organization) and nonprofit leader Amanda Uhle will bring together 100 young students ranging from 16-20 years of age, representing over 15 countries who have shown commitment to leadership and social justice work. Delegates have been confirmed from the United States, Iraq, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Syria, Ireland, Australia, Iceland, Burundi, Honduras, Cuba, Denmark, Venezuela, Zambia, and Nepal.

The Guardian US will bring attention to the work of young delegates by publishing personal essays, commentary and short films leading up to and during the event on August 3-5, 2018. The three day summit will culminate with

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