LGNI Announces Cross Border Collaboration in Youth Work

Posted in: News on January 15, 2014

Access All Areas: A Diversity Toolkit’ is a free online resource provided by the National Youth Council of Ireland and Youthnet (NI). It is designed to embed diversity within youth groups and practice with each chapter containing practical advice on how to develop youth work with specific user groups. Linking Generations NI Manager Vicki Titterington contributed to a new chapter, Chapter 13 in this toolkit entitled ‘Working Across the Generations’ as a co-editor alongside Anne Walsh (NYCI), Ben Ewan (Youthnet), Keelin McCarthy (Age Action Ireland), and Cathrina Murphy (Postgraduate Scholarship Student, Dublin Institute of Technology).Click here to view this chapter: ‘Working Across the Generations’. The information provided will help you to start thinking and talking about intergenerational Youth work in your community.The National Youth Council of Ireland’s and Youthnet’s ‘Access All Areas online Diversity Toolkit’ can be used alongside the ‘Lets Act on Inclusion’ video series with each chapter having a relevant media clip. Their latest video which accompanies Chapter 13‘Working Across the Generations’ can be viewed here: Let’s Act on Inclusion – working across the generations. It portrays extracts from a poem written as part of a Rahoon Youth intergenerational project in Galway and captures the process of ageing that touches all generations – sometimes referred to the life cycle approach.

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