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Empower second generation working with young people from an immigrant background Training course

The training activity took place
in Zafferana Etnea (CT), Italy
organised by Arci Catania with the support of Action 4.3 of Youth in Action program
24-30 May 2010

Aims & objectives

- providing participants a learning opportunity to gain concrete tools to work with young people from minority groups;
- building a learning community of people active in the empowerment of young people belonging to 2nd and 3rd generation in Europe in which is possible to share experiences and acquire new motivation for further action;
- offer a space to build innovative international projects and partnership in the field of empowerment of young people from minority groups.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

Target group:
-Youth workers /leaders working directly with young people with immigrant background or belonging to minority groupscoming from the following countries Bulgaria, France, , Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden,

Composition of the team :
Marcuz Haile Sweden
Renata Kalivod Latvia
Saro Rossi Italy

Training methods used & main activities

The methodology of this training course enhanced active participation and exchange of experiences, as well as self-reflection with a wide range of tools which were coherent with trainers and participants professional and organisational background.

Outcomes of the activity

6 different project ideas (mainly youth exchanges and transational youth initiatives) planned by participants

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was the training course and team coordinatoor.
I was also the project and concept designer

I worked on this training for 6 days as a full time trainer.

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