This project "The Individual and collective responsibilityThe path to employ intercultural skills for social responses" met the needs and objectives in social responses that youth workers participants gave to the society where they live and in their organizations as well as the community of immigrants in their countries of residence, through the social and intercultural knowledge and skills acquired in this training mobility project, which also increased the sense of social responsibility on the part of their organizations and the institutions from Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Ireland, Cyprus, Spain and Portugal. .
The action of the project sustained the purposes of knowledge, intervention, information, awareness-raising, minimization of risks and harm reduction associated with recreation contexts of social exclusion of unemployed youth workers, seeking to contribute to the social contexts that are truly inclusive and for more complicated situations associated with the exclusion of youth workers in disadvantages situation, are reduced to the lowest possible number.
This mobility project was an important opportunity to provide management concept, to improve immigrants youth workers knowledge, skills, access of labor market, enlarge social competencies, gave necessary tools to find proper understanding of immigrants issues, mobility, to find motivation to be a keys actors of sustainable development where they live and the way to improve the youth social responses. It was developed in 3 stages with preparatory meetings during June and July 2016, implementation of Youth Workers Mobility from 8th to 12th of August 2016 and the Evaluation, Dissemination and exploitation of results from September to November 2016
The training course in that happen 8th to 12th of August 2016 in Almada received 30 youth workers participants with African background. It involve involve also more 16 ADYNE members organizations of ADYNE, youth actors and leaders guests from different countries that came to increase the spirit of participation and cooperation between African diaspora youth organizations and workers.In this mobility project we improved the competences of african youth workers with intention to provide social responses to the full inclusion of african community based in Europe. The specific objectives, allowed us to discuss and develop the quality criteria for youth workers and their contribution to youth organization’s needs, realities and it’s impacts on own communities, to develop essential skills to work with multicultural and intercultural youth workers groups (e.g. leadership, team work, group dynamics, communication, programme design, evaluation and follow-up) assuring quality criteria in all aspects of youth workers participation and cooperation, to increase the involvement of local communities in the development in order to enhance the impact of social inclusion of youth workers with few opportunities in our communities, to increase the availability among youth workers to work in the social inclusion, within local communities involving young people in their actions and to increase the youth workers participant's motivation to introduce into social responsibility and intercultural learning by creating conditions to support them to engage other youth to provide social responses.
This project increased human and development values to work for benefits of immigrants participation and have more social responsibility and intercultural skills, doing social transformation and the strengthening of the autonomy and the participation of partner organizations, which in some ways is very needy and without access to social goods and creating of the social project as part of the process of social development, contributed to the reversal of the inequality, the achievement of equitable relationships, it takes knowledge to youth workers and includes in its activities so that everyone wins. The results added actions of youth workers, which brought positive social transformation for african communities and increased the youth workers capacity to work and provided key tools for immigrants integration, intercultural learning and social cohesion.
In a long term perspectives, the training enhanced benefits in increasing values of social responsibility and intercultural skills for community development among immigrants community based in partners countries, supported for youth immigrants workers in order to achieve reasonable minimum living conditions and their possible application in practical life and created space for youth workers and organizations share and build joint projects for the benefits of immigrants with few opportunities.