Cybersmile and Urban Decay Launch Changemaker Education and Empowerment Program
The launch of the Changemaker Program comes as part of a three-year global partnership between The Cybersmile Foundation and Urban Decay which was announced last year. The partnership will educate and empower the Urban Decay community, workforce and wider public to not only remain safe online but also how to use the power of the internet to impact the world in a positive way through considered social media use. If you are affected by anything touched on within this article, follow the links to our various support services or click on the blue logo icon at the bottom right of the screen to start using Cybersmile Assistant, our smart AI support assistant.
Cybersmile and Urban Decay have announced the launch of a meaningful education program designed to educate and empower 500,000 internet users with the tools and knowledge to keep themselves and others safe online.
The Changemaker Program launches today and features 6 interactive educational modules and a downloadable changemaker toolkit which will provide internet users of all ages and abilities with everything they need to stay safe online, help others and make use of the power of the internet to support marginalized communities through considered and appropriate allyship.
“We are excited to launch our new Changemaker Program as part of our long-term partnership with Urban Decay. The changemaker curriculum has been designed to educate and empower internet users with the tools they need to utilize the power of the internet and use technology to make a real positive difference to the world.”
Scott Freeman, CEO, The Cybersmile Foundation
The changemaker curriculum consists of the following educational modules and supporting materials:
- Bystander, Upstander or Ally? – Learn about the key roles related to becoming a changemaker.
- Becoming an Upstander – Understand what upstanding is, how to do it safely and why it is so important.
- Allyship on Social Media – Explore what allyship really means and how to be an effective ally online.
- Dealing with Online Bullying – Learn important ways to keep yourself and other people safe on social media.
- Mental Health and Social Media – Explore the relationship between social media and our mental health.
- Becoming a Changemaker – Everything you need to use your social platform to make the world a better place.
- The Changemaker Toolkit – A downloadable toolkit designed to enhance the interactive modules and equip internet users to make a real difference in the world.
The launch of the Changemaker Program comes as part of a three-year global partnership between The Cybersmile Foundation and Urban Decay which was announced in September 2021. The partnership will educate and empower the Urban Decay community, workforce and wider public to not only remain safe online but also how to use the power of the internet to impact the world in a positive way through considered social media use.
“Social media can be such a powerful place for good. A place where we learn from each other. A place where we can be allies together. Unfortunately, it is also a place that gives scale to online bullying, which hurts in real life. This partnership to help educate our community is not just a moment for us, it’s a constant commitment to be changemakers where we can help empower our community to stand up in their difference.”
Malena Higuera, General Manager, Urban Decay Cosmetics
Internet users can access the Changemaker Program and start their journey becoming a changemaker here. Users can also download the Changemaker Toolkit in the resources section of the Cybersmile website.
If you are affected by anything touched on within this article, we can help you. Visit our Help Center or click on the blue logo icon at the bottom right of the screen to open Cybersmile Assistant, our smart AI support assistant.
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