The project focused on supporting newcomer young people from black, minority and ethic (BME) origin in the Armagh area, with the majority of the young people originally from Lithuania.
There was an identified need to support these young people, who were not engaging in any youth service provision.
The project explored the promotion of tolerance, challenged prejudice and discrimination within and between communities and encouraged acceptance and respect between young people from different communities.
- CRED Focus: Main focus was on Race, other issues within: Religious Belief, Political Opinion and Sexual Orientation were explored and challenged
- Number of Participants: 18: There were 9 female and 9 male participants.
- Ages of Participants: Between 11-18 years, majority between 11-15 years. A majority of the participants were catholic.
- Duration: An activity based three day residential followed by a 12 week programme, one evening per week. Start Date: July 2013- Finish date- Dec 2013.
- Funding Provided by CRED Enhancement Scheme: £2680.09.
Information Pack – Derry Residential July 2013
Armagh Youth Service – ‘Respecting Difference’ Project