Friday 5th November 2021
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Vote for Top 5 Actions4Change
Dear Act4Food Act4Change Subscriber
With a busy October 2021 and COP26 and the Nutrition4Growth summit ahead of us, we are calling for all youth globally to join us and the 100,000 + people who have pledged and over 55,000 youth who have voted for their priority actions 4 change to come forward to join us in these important events and beyond. We need your help moving forward and every little bit helps. This month we challenge you to talk to 10 friends/family and ask them to take this step with you! Pledge and Vote now #Act4Food #Act4Change” . We hope that you enjoyed World Food Day!

Yours Truly
Dara Karakolis, Mike Khunga, Sophie-Healy Thow
A4F A4C Campaign Coordinators

October was a busy month for us! Scroll down to see the exciting monthly updates.


Our pledge website is now available in 6 other languages (Arabic Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish)!


55000+ Actions4Change votes!
200+ youth
100K+ Youth Pledge signatures!

 Thank you for the support and love. Help us #doublethepledge.

World Food Day

On 16 October 2021, people across the globe celebrated World Food Day! Watch our interviews with two of our coordinators Dara and Sophie as they discussed what good food means to them.  On this day also our youth leader Stephanie took part in World Food Day hosted by the Netherlands Food Partnership.


FAOxUNICEF Masterclass hosted by the World Food Forum

On 4th October 2021, two of our youth leaders Webster and Sophie spoke with like-minded youths at the Revolutionising food education in youth for more sustainable food pathways. Visit the Act4Food Act4Change website to see highlights.

Dubai Expo2020

This year Dubai held the Expo2020. To celebrate World Food Day they hosted the Dubai World Food Day Flagship Event with GoodFood4All. Two of our youth leaders Priya and Sophie spoke at this event to highlight the work Act4Food Act4Change is doing across the globe. Check out the highlights here.

K12 Food Challenge – Innovation World

Our youth leader Taylor is running a global healthy food marketing challenge for youth under 18, with cash prizes for the winning teams through his non-profit Tailored Food. Find out more here.

The World Obesity Federation has recently collaborated with the Wellcome Trust on a project – ‘Youth Voices for Planetary Health'

The project aims to highlight the synergies between climate change and health around COP26. Our friends from The World Obesity Federation have created a series of videos showcasing youth calls to action for leaders at COP26, asking them to recognise the synergies between food systems failures and climate change. The videos were showcased at COP26 as part of the WHO Health Pavilion event on Tuesday 2nd November, from 14.15 to 15.15 GMT. More details are available using the following link: Global food 2050: How can we deliver the climate-resilient, sustainable and healthy diets of the future? | LSHTM.
Our youth leaders featured in their main video !

Blogs and Stories

An open letter to COP26, businesses and policymakers from global youth and allies: Two of our youth leaders Lana and Taylor helped create an open letter to COP26, business and policymakers.
You can read it here.

Upcoming Events (Mark your calendars!)

COP26 is taking place in Glasgow from 13th Oct – 12 Nov

Act4Food Act4Change will host an event titled, “Calling all young people to be agents of change in food systems transformation.”

This event is brought to you by The Food Foundation working in partnership with WWF. It will be hosted by Dara Karakolis, Act4Food Act4Change Youth Leader from Canada and Global Youth Lead at The Food Foundation. She will be joined by youth leaders from countries across the globe, differing sectors and youth organizations. Join us for a fruitful and inclusive session on youth involvement in food systems transformation. Visit for more information.


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