The Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) voluntary sector has a long track record of supporting young people in areas such as personal development, education, leisure, information, advice and guidance.
However, despite the support offered, many young BAME people are still not making sufficient progress on the social mobility ladder that we all want to see. Why is this?
This free event will:
examine the context in which organisations are operating
examine whether the services on offer help young people to succeed in a competitive education and labour market
explore practical ways in which the BAME sector can involve young people in shaping services in the future.
The event will be a combination of inspirational speakers, interactive and practical workshops and a ‘Question Time’ session with prominent panel members giving you an opportunity to ask questions directly.
Henry Bonsu, Simon Wooley, Young Mayor Tanvir Raza, British Youth Council Trustee Zain Awan and Jeremy Crook OBE
Speaker and workshop topics include:
The young person’s perspective: what do BAME young people need and what is preventing greater social mobility?
The organisation perspective: the challenges facing the BAME sector
How to ensure the supply of services is matching the demand from young people
How to capture impact and change of our services
How to get more young people involved in the planning and management of projects
Building on our success and our collective social capital
To download a booking form click here http://bit.ly/14eDEzH
To register online see below
May 23rd, 2013 10:00 AM through 4:00 PM
Amnesty International UK Section Human Rights Action Centre 17 – 25 New Inn Yard London, EC2A 3EA