Since its US debut in 2014, Active Citizens has trained 65 members of the Western Shoshone tribes in and around Elko, including Te-Moak, Duckwater, Ely, Yomba and in the Shoshone Paiute Tribes of Duck Valley.
The above video showcases the voices and passion of the young people of the community. These young leaders went through Active Citizens training as part of their participation in the Barrick Summer Internship Program.
Active Citizens empowers participants to spearhead community-led development by teaching them leadership and project management skills to build trust and understanding and create sustainable development in their communities.
Active Citizen Lorena Torres shares her experience attending an International Study Visit to London where Active Citizens from 10 countries shared their ideas and best practices from their own communities.