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14 August 2013
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Freedom CaravanFreedom Caravan: Why is India Poor?
21 August – 13 September 2013

Freedom Caravan

Why is India Poor? Is it our growing population? Our history of colonial exploitation? The lack of education? Freedom Caravan, our internationally recognised program visits YOUR campus this month to explore the answers to the fundamental question: what is the cause of India’s poverty.

Why India is PoorAlso keep an eye out for ‘Why is India Poor?’, our LSS series publication based on the lectures given by Parth at Liberty & Society Seminars and ìpolicy courses since 2001 – soft copies will be available on our website soon!

Volunteer with us to help us build connections and publicise Freedom Caravan!
Partner with us and bring Freedom Caravan to YOUR campus!
Sponsor us and help India’s future leaders take the first step in understanding the root cause behind India’s poverty.

For details on when we’re coming to your city, visit our website or contact Daphne Vallado (daphne@ccs.in | +91 99106 67576).


NISA School Leaders SummitNISA School Leaders Summit, 26 September 2013

NISA SLS SpeakersHave you registered for the NISA School Leaders Summit yet? Join some of the thought leaders in the education space as they discuss how to better deliver on the promise of providing high quality education and a brighter future to India’s children. R Sridhar, Managing Director of Educational Initiatives and Kulbhushan Sharma, Vice President of Advocacy at NISA are on the panel to discuss the Barriers to Choice in Education. NISA Member Mhd. Anwar will be talking about School Leadership Training and Neeraj Sharma, CEO of the Indian School Finance Company will be on the panel to discuss School Financing Models.

Register NOW! Visit the NISA website for more details about our program, or contact Mehek Rastogi (nisa@ccs.in|+9181305 62702) for more details.


Asia Liberty ForumAsia Liberty Forum, 8-9 January 2014, The LaLit, New Delhi, India

Asia Liberty ForumAfter the grand success of ALF 2013 which saw the attendance of 200 change makers from across 30 countries, we’re back next year with the second Asia Liberty Forum to celebrate Liberty & Free Markets on the continent. Register NOW for ALF 2014 for a chance to engage with Freedom Champions from around the world and listen to stories of intellectual entrepreneurs doing inspiring work to affect change in some of Asia’s most troubled places.

For more details contact Srijan (ACE@ccs.in | +91 99536 72130). Speaker interviews from last year’s forum can be found here.


Jeevika Asia LivelihoodJeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival , 29 August-01 September

JeevikaWe hope you’ve blocked your dates for the Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival! The award ceremony for the winning films will be held on 1 September at the Stein Auditorium at the India Habitat Centre and will feature a musical performance titled ‘A life in music, a livelihood in music?’ by Vidya Shah – musician, researcher and composer. Don’t miss it!

Check out the list of selected movies here, and follow us on Facebook for regular updates on the festival.


CCS Calendar 2013
Upcoming Events

17-19 August - IIT Gandhinagar, Orientation Program - Social Change Through Public Policy, Gujarat

21 August-19 September - Freedom Caravan, South India

30 August-2 September - ipolicy for Young Leaders (XLRI), Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

29 August-1 September - Jeevika Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival, Delhi

25-26 September - NISA School Leaders Summit, Delhi

17-20 October - ìpolicy for Business Professionals, Bangalore

22-24 November - ìpolicy for Journalists

20 December - School Choice National Conference, Delhi

8-9 January 2014 - Asia Liberty Forum, New Delhi


Watch the official video of Jeevika 2013
Jeevika Video on youtube

For more information contact  
Sadaf Hussain  
M: +91 99531-33868  
Email: sadaf@ccs.in  


Centre for Civil Society  
A-69, Hauz Khas  
New Delhi - 110 016, India  
h: +91 11 26537456, 26521882  
Email: ccs@ccs.in  

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