#DelegateDiaries: A Journaling Activity

Youth Assembly participants are invited to reflect and record their experiences as a delegate/observer to the Youth Assembly. Participants may choose to write down their thoughts on their personal journal or post them on their blogs or social media. Participants are encouraged to use our journal prompts to guide you through the conference.

Journal prompts

A. YA Prep

  • What do you hope to learn at the YA?

  • What is one S.M.A.R.T.* goal you want to complete while at the YA?

B. During YA

  • What session(s) did you attend?

  • What was the most interesting session today?

  • What is one unanswered question that you have from today’s session?

  • What is one thing you can do to solve a problem discussed today?

  • How did you feel about the session and what did you take away?

  • What do you hope to accomplish after the YA?

C. Post-YA

  • Write a letter to your future self

  • What is your call to action?

  • Reflecting back to when you applied for the YA, did you achieve/learn what you expected to? How so, and if not, why?

  • How have you grown as a global change-maker? What areas do you still see a need for improvement or growth?

  • What is one S.M.A.R.T.* goal you want to complete once you get home in order to continue spreading the knowledge you have learned at the YA?

*S.M.A.R.T. = Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time-bound

Share your journal entries

If you wish to publish them online or on social media, make sure to use the hashtag #DelegateDiaries. We would love to learn about your experiences! You may also upload  your entries here.