And we turn 10!
Jul 2012 06

Save These Dates: TYPF@10! There’s Going To Be A Party!

We are turning 10 this year- yes, yes- it’s true! TYPF (or The Youth Parliament as some of you knew it, back in the day) is curating ‘10 Years in 10 Days‘ – A festival that supports youth-led social change in India. We’re bringing together 3000 young people and their families and 30 of our closest partners for two weeks of  citywide madness. And you’re invited 🙂

It’ll be an opportunity to reconnect, share stories and generally just have fun 🙂 Have a look at the festival schedule here. Entry is mostly either pre-registered or by passes, so mail us at and we’ll get you the passes you need.

We start on July 20, 2012  and the finale brings us back to where it all started- so save these dates! Date: AUGUST 3rd and 4th, 2012 Time: 7:00PM onwards (both days) Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Join in for –

We hope you wil be there to celebrate with us!


All of us at The YP Foundation RSVP: / +91.11.46702243

Jul 2012 19

On Tuesday, 31st July, 2012

From 2.00pm – 7.00pm

At The American Centre, 24, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Connaught Place


2.00 – 2.30                     Registrations open for workshops!

2.30 – 2.45                      Getting started – ‘Why Speak Easy?’

2.45 – 4.30                       Speak Easy | Learn: Workshops on advocating online, citizenship journalism, filing the Right to  Information (RTI) application, and participating in online legislation with Youth Ki Awaaz, Change.Org, Get Up 4 Change, The YP Foundation and PRS Legislative.

4.30 – 6.00                      Speak Easy | Converge: Exploring the Freedom of Expression vis-à-vis its impact on accessibility and connectivity across multiple youth movements focused on gender, sexuality, education, governance and arts. Group Discussions with Venkatesh Nayak (Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative), Anja Kovacs (Founder, Internet Democracy Project), Chinmayi Arun (Centre for Internet and Society) and many others.

6.00 – 7.00                      Speak Easy | Demand: How can young people dialogue with decision makers?


Please bring an original ID with you for entry into the building.

Queries: +91 9873070457 /

As part of-

‘10 Years in 10 Days’ – A festival that supports youth-led social change in India

Collaborators: The YP Foundation, Youth Ki Awaaz, Change.Org, RTI Anonymous, Centre for Internet and Society, Internet Democracy Project, CHRI and PRS Legislative

Venue Partners: The American Center
To register for the event, please click here:


Jul 2012 19

On Sunday, 29th July 2012,

From 11.00am to 7.30 pm at Hauz Khas Village!

Time Venue Event
11.00 – 11:30 What’s Up Bharat Kick Off with TYPF and Delhi Drum Circle!
11.30 – 1.00 Thadi ‘Different Strokes, Different Blokes’ &‘Love stories’ – Photography & Conversations on Queer Identities with Shashank Tyagi
What’s Up Bharat? Self Defence Workshop on KravMaga with Krav Maga India*
Kunzum Café Poetry Reading with Mulakaat
Lakehouse23 ‘Is this a safe city?’ by Jagori
1.00 – 1.30 Street Performance by Becoming I Foundation
1.30 – 3.30 LakeHouse 23 ‘Is it REALLY what you wear.’- Choose your cloth and have interactive session on sexual harassment in public spaces by Jagori
Kuzart Lane Close Too Close Book reading by Nikhil Yadav
The Rose Card Making with MS Pink Card-Maker**
What’s Up Bharat? Forum Theatre Workshop with Equal India Alliance
Mulk Raj Anand Centre Sexuality and Disability : A workshop with Anita Ghai and CREA*
De Villa Gender, Stereotypes and Media Workshop by Breakthrough.
3.30 – 4.00 De Villa Performance by Ekam Satyam

‘Dastak’ – A Street Performance by Asmita Theatre Group

4.00 – 6.00 The Rose ‘Who Am I?’ A film screening with the Naz Foundation
Thadi ‘Shareer Apna, Adhikaar Apne’ – A workshop on gender and sexuality with The YP Foundation*
De Villa Filmmaker Rahul Roy reads from his book ‘A Little Book on Men’
What’s Up Bharat? ‘Peher’: Safety for women in Delhi Panel discussion with Filmaker Sameera Jain,Umang Sabarwal (Slut Walk) ,Jagori and Zubaan
Mulk Raj Anand Centre ‘The Un-Gendered Clown’ – a mime and clowning workshop* *with Purple Mangoes
4:00-6:00 TLR Condom Art Competition with The Pleasure Project
400-5:30 Lakehouse 23 Queer Campus
6.30 – 7.30 What’s Up Bharat? Live In Concert! Watch This Space

All Day! ‘Consent is Sexy’ Wall at Thadi, TARSHI’s booth with games on sexuality, Must Bol’s poster exhibition, The YP Foundation’s Photo Exhibition at Kuzart Lane, ‘Sex in a minute’ Game at Thadi

*Pre-Registration required: **Closed Event

To Register:

Queries: +91 9953871250/,

Collaborators: Breakthrough, CSR, Tarshi, CREA, Equal India, Must Bol, QC, Whats Up Bharat?, The Naz Foundation, Jagori, Pravah, Love Matters, Studio 59
Online Partners : Gotstaredat
Venue Partners : The Rose, Thadi, TLR, De Villa, LakeHouse 23, Center Lokayata (Mulk Raj), Kuzart Lane, Kunzum Café, What’s Up Bharat?

Jul 2012 19

The YP Foundation is celebrating 10 years of youth-led social change in India!

Join us for

An evening of community arts collaborations! 

On Friday, 3rd August, 2012

At The Amaltas Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road

From 7.30 – 10.00pm


The Yellow Brick Project

Adil and Vasundhara

The Manzil Mystics with Chayan Adhikari from Advaita, Adhir Ghosh from Five8 and Abhishek Mangla

Suhail Yusuf Khan from Advaita

Tiny Drops and Music Basti

Collaboration: DJ MoCity and Music Basti

Them Clones!

Entry by invite only.

Seating for the evening will be first come, first served.

Queries: +91-9999388255 /

Jul 2012 19

Celebrating 10!0

Posted In 10

The YP Foundation

Invites you to celebrate with us, 10 years of empowering youth-led social change!


On Saturday, 4th August, 2012

At the Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre

From 7.30pm – 10.00pm


Featuring Exhibitions and Audio Visual Screenings by Rachit Sai Barak

Featuring Live In Concert

The Raghu Dixit Project and clarinetist and composer Shankar Tucker

Entry by invite only. Seating for the evening will be first come, first served.

Queries: +91-9999388255 /

As part of-

‘10 Years in 10 Days’ – A festival that supports youth-led social change in India