An Initiative of the International Youth Foundation

Change Series

Featured in these three- to five-minute videos are Laureate Global Fellows speaking—from deep personal experience—about their social change journeys, their innovations, the challenges they have faced, and plans for the future. Sponsored by the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation, the series highlights innovative solutions for preventing suicide among young men in Australia, improving patient care in Peru, promoting environmental conservation in India, and more.

2014 Laureate Global Fellow Michael Long

Through SailFuture, Michael empowers youth at-risk in the United States to make transformative life changes. Utilizing sailing as a platform for behavioral and attitudinal changes, SailFuture creates experiences that empower youth to become responsible and happy adults.