April 5, 2018
Young people from around the globe will be honored for their contributions to their communities.
Through the campaign, Nickelodeon’s platforms will each air profiles on the #KidsCan figures in an effort to educate and empower young people. New profiles will air monthly through December.
“Nickelodeon is extremely proud to partner with KidsRight as we celebrate young people making the world a better place, one project at a time,” says Bradley Archer-Haynes, vice president, corporate social responsibility, Nickelodeon International. “Kids everywhere have the power to make a difference, regardless of age or location. We wanted to provide a platform to help amplify their stories, while pointing to resources that help young people remember they can do anything.”
#KidsCan changemakers engage in a wide range of community issues including environmental sustainability, child labor issues, homelessness and
- Michael Steven Uribe of Colombia: 2017 Peace Prize nominee focused on peace initiatives using performing arts.
- Om Prakash of India: 2006 Peace Prize winner focused on child labor issues.
- Fahima Elmi of the Netherlands: 2017 Peace Prize nominee focused on child homelessness.
- Kesz Valdez of the Philippines: 2012 Peace Prize winner focused on child healthcare.
- Tymon Radzik of Poland: 2017 Peace Prize finalist focused on child government participation.
- Chaeli Mycroft of South Africa: 2011 Peace Prize winner focused on children with disabilities.
- Mohamad Al Jounde Syria: 2017 Peace Prize winner focused on children refugees and education.
- Kehkashan Basu of the United Arab Emirates: 2016 Peace Prize winner focused on environmental sustainability.
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