Presentation on theme: "Safeguarding Young Runaway Sudanese People Project Georgette Hala Roro Youth Outreach Worker Sudan Womens Association & Voluntary Action Camden."— Presentation transcript:
Safeguarding Young Runaway Sudanese People Project Georgette Hala Roro Youth Outreach Worker Sudan Womens Association & Voluntary Action Camden
The Project How the Project came about? Aims and objectives: Raise awareness Increase understanding Inform the work of local statutory agencies Building social cohesion Enabling young peoples to be heard Providing opportunity for dialogue on neutral grounds for both parents and young people Challenging stereo-types of the Sudanese communities
The Steering Group Composition Why needed a SG? Direction Support Resource Better access to community groups
Challenges: Tribal challenges Community mindset Illiteracy Timescale
What I have done so far? Data collection Identify and recruiting young Sudanese and parents to the sessions Questionnaire & flier Informal and formal interviews Outreach work
What I am hoping to achieve? Coordinate sessions Enabling young Sudanese young and older generation to influence and participate in the development of culturally sensitive, responsive and accessible local services in the future for those who run away Contribute to Community Partnership Project at a strategic and policy level. To input into a final report.