The Youth Power Project aims to apply a comprehensive approach providing networking opportunities, practical and transversal skills, and exchange of methodologies for the empowerment of young people in disadvantaged situation, assisting and facilitating their inclusion into the EU societies.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT
• Support disadvantaged young people by providing non-formal education on leadership skills and empowerment, as a way of preventing social exclusion
• Empower and strengthen the role of youth workers/mentors/coaches, exchanging best practices on empowerment pedagogical approaches, making them able to deal with diversity in non-formal learning environment
• Build close cooperation between civil society, youth and local authorities to ensure the active participation of all members of the learning community in empowerment of the youth at risk of exclusion
• Involve wider community in the promotion of EU strategies for LLL (life-long learning) and social inclusion of disadvantaged young learners.