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Power of theatre-Act your Human Rights
Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2016 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The project aims to empower 8 youth association from EU and Western Balkan who work in human rights and inclusion by supporting youth workers with different effective tools on theatre, exchanging expertise and ideas for increasing quality of youth work. The project aims at enhancing the participants’ awareness on how certain minorities, groups of individuals are socially excluded on the basis of their status, life choices or beliefs and encouraged them to take a stand against racism and social exclusion using different theatre tools. Objectives of the project are: *To raise understanding of human rights education and promote inclusion among youth workers/activists using theatre as a powerful tool *To provide youth worker with information and knowledge about different forms of theatre as a tool for social intervention and inclusion of youngsters with fewer opportunities*To explore xenophobia, discrimination and intolerance issues and to offer to participants a clear methodological approach how to address them through youth work *To promote InnoLab techniques, theatre and non formal education approach among practitioners who are working with youngsters with fewer opportunities *To encourage the positive involvement of young people in solving issues which affect them, treating them as resources, not as problems.*To share best practices and effective tools among youth workers focused on human rights, social inclusion, art and theatre topics*To analyze and address challenges faced in youth work while implementing in practice projects with youngsters with fewer opportunities *To create new ties of cooperation among experience and less experienced organizations using theatre as a tool for fostering youth participation of youngsters in community life
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