Topic of the practice
demographic change, youth participation
Good Practice Information
Work with young people at CHANCE is based on active participation of the young people themselves. The idea of empowerment is essential when planning and realising all the activities at the NGO. Through our activities we try to create a common place where people will have the opportunity of realizing their own ideas, developing their hobbies, learning new things that can be useful in adult life.
Together we create a ZONE which is a CHANCE for a better development of the youth. We organise group and individual meetings (educational, therapy, socio-therapy, extra classes, psychological consultations.
The organisation employs and cooperates with professionals in the following felds: youth leadership, pedagogy, psychology, socio-therapy, law, PR and communiactions and recruitment consulting.
Evidence of success
The systemic work and the implementation of new policies through regular meetings with young people has resulted in activating a group of people who will multiply the results and put their ideas in practice. Youth trainers, leaders and workers, peer education, efficient communication, cooperation. Understanding of the idea of youth empowerment, of common youth policies development, engagement of the youth.
Contact details to obtain further information on the practice
Dr. Agnieszka Pierzchalska
Lower Silesian Centre for Social Policy
Annex completed on: 09-26-2012