Causes Briefs: Learn to advocate for change effectively

Learn how to advocate effectively for change in a workshop at the National Gallery on Sunday (April 9).
Learn how to advocate effectively for change in a workshop at the National Gallery on Sunday (April 9). PHOTO: ST FILE

Learn to advocate for change effectively

Not happy with the way things are and passionate about a cause? How can one be an activist without running afoul of the law?

Learn how to advocate effectively for change in a workshop at the National Gallery on Sunday. The workshop is part of a series of activities organised by the Association of Muslim Professionals to promote youth advocacy and activism. Register at https://commacon.sg/events/rebel/


Start-up ideas with social impact wanted

Singtel Future Makers is a six-month social innovation programme that provides funding and mentorship for start-ups to come up with innovations to resolve social issues.

Seven start-ups in Singapore have been selected to develop their business ideas - including a mobile app that automatically deploys wet laundry outdoors in good weather and retracts it when the sky turns stormy.

Singtel is calling for more ideas this year. Submit your proposals at http://futuremakers.singtel.com by May 7.


Old boy donates painting to SJI

Cardiologist Leslie Lam, an old boy of St Joseph's Institution (SJI), is donating a painting to his alma mater.

The painting by renowned artist Ong Kim Seng will hang in the newly renovated school.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 06, 2017, with the headline 'Causes Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe