5 Social Impact Acitivities In 2023 Held In PUBLIKA @ MEREKA

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5 Social Impact Acitivities In 2023 Held In PUBLIKA @ MEREKA

Nasalia Latiff
September 27, 2023

Nasalia Latiff

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February 23, 2024

In the bustling heart of Kuala Lumpur, PUBLIKA @ MEREKA stands not just as a space but as a canvas for change-makers. Throughout 2023, this venue has served as the center for influential occasions, each meticulously crafted to generate ripple effects of positive societal impact. As we venture into the details, witness how each event has become a beacon of inspiration, fusing passion with purpose, and leaving a lasting impression on both communities and individuals.

1) Connect The Dots: Theraparty

July 14, 2023

Initiated by Mereka Connect, this event was more than just a gathering—It served as a breeding ground for future collaborations. By creating a safe space for creatives of Kuala Lumpur and the broader Mereka community, Connect The Dots facilitated a fusion of varied creative disciplines. Attendees, ranging from artists to business owners, found common ground. In doing so, new creative solutions to societal issues were born, truly emphasizing the social impact of diverse collaboration.

2) Microsoft Skills For Jobs - Workshop Collective Impact

May 7,  2023

Digital transformation is reshaping our world. Recognizing the gaps faced by the underprivileged, Microsoft initiated the Skills For Jobs program. The event specifically sought to uplift marginalized communities by offering training in essential digital tools. With Career Readiness as its core in Phase Two, it ensured participants from communities such as PPR Lembah Subang were prepared for the digital job landscape. By doing so, it bridged the digital divide, ensuring inclusivity in the rapidly evolving job market.

3) YSEALI Game Changers

February - October 2023

Gaming is not just entertainment—it's a powerful medium to convey important messages. YSEALI Game Changers harnessed this power, allowing 75 Southeast Asians to dive deep into game development with a twist. Each game developed aimed to address societal issues, from environmental concerns to societal inclusivity. By offering a platform for cross-cultural collaboration, the program ensured that the games created were diverse in perspective yet unified in their goal to drive change.

4) Pathfinder

July 29, 2023

In the evolving world of work, freelancing is rapidly becoming a significant sector. Pathfinder was not just an event; it was a movement. Aimed at revolutionizing the freelance arena, it equipped participants with tools to navigate the challenges of freelancing. More than just career growth, the workshops and talks emphasized ethical freelancing, ensuring that each freelancer could drive positive societal change in their respective domains.

5) Planet Us

February 8th-19th, 2023

Environmental sustainability isn't just a buzzword, it's a necessity. Planet Us, a collaboration between the US Embassy and the Biji-Biji Initiative, took a dynamic approach to instill this in Malaysian youths. With digital games, real-life mazes, and on-ground workshops, it ensured that the message of sustainability was both engaging and educational. By targeting the youth, it ensured that the next generation is equipped and motivated to lead the charge towards a sustainable future.


The venues at PUBLIKA @ MEREKA have proven that spaces, when utilized with vision and purpose, can birth transformative experiences. Events held here are not just events—they are catalysts for societal improvement, champions of inclusivity, and harbingers of positive change. Whether you are an organizer with a dream to drive change or an attendee eager to be part of such change, PUBLIKA @ MEREKA awaits. Together, let's make every moment here resonate with impact and meaning.

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