Cultural Sensitivity in Youth Work

7th March 2016 - 6th June 2016

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  • 4 events helping us to better understand the specific needs of young people from Ethnic Minority, Refugee and Asylum Seeker backgrounds.

  • These events are fully funded by YCNI and there is no cost to participate. 

  • You are welcome to attend all four sessions or just dip into the workshops that are relevant to you.

  • However places are limited so book your space now to avoid disapointment.

  • A buffet lunch will be provided on arrival.

  • all workshops will be from 1pm - 4pm and held in Youth Link: NI, Farset Enterprise PArk, 638 SPringfield Road, Belfast BT12 7DY

About the Workshops:

Monday 7 March 2016, 1pm – 4pm

Working with Ethnic Minorities - Part 1

NICEM (Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities)

Works in partnership, to bring about social change through partnership and alliance building, and to achieve equality of outcome and full participation in society. To promote good race relations and to endeavour to achieve the elimination of racial discrimination and the promotion of racial equality.

Monday 4 April 2016, 1pm – 4pm

Working with Refugees & Asylum Seekers

NICRAS (Northern Ireland Community for Refugees and Asylum Seekers) A refugee led organisation in Northern Ireland that represents the interests of the refugee community. They Support the integration process of refugees and asylum seekers into local communities throughout Northern Ireland. They Raise awareness of the issues, problems and difficulties faced by refugees and asylum seekers in Northern Ireland

Monday 9 May 2016, 1pm – 4pm

Working with Ethnic Minorities - Part 2

Embrace NI - Christian charity working to promote a positive response to people who are seeking asylum, refugees, migrant workers and people from minority-ethnic backgrounds living in Northern Ireland)

Monday 6 June 2016, 1pm – 4pm

Working in an Interfaith Context

NI Interfaith Forum - Promoting mutual understanding between different faith traditions and to educate people in Northern Ireland in awareness that we are not a country of two traditions only, but a vibrant community of many faiths whose people come from varied religious and ethnic backgrounds

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