Through empowerment, change of attitudes and  perceptions, we  bolster youth and women participation in decision-making processes and take urgent action to challenge discriminatory practices and injustices in public and private life affecting them.

Enhancing the Electoral Participation of Marginalized Groups in 2015 Elections

  Between June 21-22, 2014, Spaces for Change’s executive director, Ms. Victoria Ohaeri facilitated the National Democratic Institute’s (NDI’s) two-day strategic thinking seminar in Lagos, designed to brainstorm and advance methodologies for enhancing the participation of marginalized groups in the electoral and electioneering processes in Nigeria, ahead of the 2015 general elections. The seminar objectives…

National Conference and Us: Report of Conference Proceedings

At Spaces for Change.S4C, crowd-sourcing – research questions, policy answers, public opinion and statistical data – is a buzzword. S4C has increasingly built capacity and gained reputation for promoting enhanced public engagement in democratic problem-solving using digital technology. Saturday, March 29, 2014 e-conference, “National Conference and Us” once again presented another unique opportunity to use…

PHOTOSPEAK: PROTEST MARCH AGAINST THE MYRIAD INJUSTICES IN NIGERIA

Spaces for Change.S4C coordinated a protest march on Friday, February 28, 2014 involving mainly young Nigerians embittered by the unpralleled official corruption, non-stop violence, abduction and massacres of citizens across the country, most of whom are young people. Compounding the $20B oil revenues allegedly missing from the national treasury, 50 students of Federal Government College,…

E-Conference: FG-ASUU Faceoff: The Issues Within

E-Conference! E-Conference!! E-Conference!!! “FG-ASUU Faceoff: The Issues Within” YOU are cordially invited to Spaces for Change (S4C) e-conference featuring Dr James Okpiliya, ASUU Chairman, University of Calabar, Cross Rivers State. Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013 Venue: SPACES FOR CHANGE Facebook group Time: 4-6 p.m. BACKGROUND The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been on…