One of the steps that Team Saathi has been taking is to develop the leadership skills and self-esteem of the youth. The aim is to empower them to voice their opinions and take part in the decision-making. Some of the workshops conducted were –
- Discussion on forest land, Punjab Land Preservation Act (PLPA) and why was Khori Gaon demolished. This was conducted by Manju Menon and Kanchi Kohli, Environmental Policy researchers.
- Workshop on ‘right to information’ (RTI) and how to write letters to the government. This was conducted by Amrita Johri, National Campaign for People’s Right to Information.
- Workshop on video making and discussion on working with marginalised communities and those facing gender-based violence. This was conducted by Debjani Mukherjee, Filmmaker, Author, Illustrator and Educator.