Y-Teen in Northern Area, Membership Gathering
Youth program department carried out a campaign for school violence eradication at the Sangam World Cup park. More than 90 youth from Seoul, Suwon, Seongnam, Ansan, Anyang, Uijeongbu, Chuncheon participated in the campaign for the eradication of school violence by walking campaign and creating UCC. Even it was hot weather, they spent a rewarding time.
The 3rd Regional Harmony Festival in Bongcheon
Bongcheon social welfare center held '3rd Regional Harmony Festival' for encouraging communication between local residents. This festival is prepared by 23 local reconciliation committees and Bongcheon social welfare center, 3,000 residents participated. Beginning with the harmony of Folk percussion of Bongwon middle school, the event made people have time to get together. Local organizations seld foods and second hand goods, Some revenue from that was donated to help needy neighbor.
Program for Growing Patriotism
Seongdong Youth Center conducted patriotism experience program of the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs. It's called 'wurusa', it means 'the modern history that we go around and see again'. Participants listened to an overall flow of modern history from EBS instructor, choe-taeseong, with Q&A session, had a time to reconsider about the importance of patriotism.
Women Resources Development Department's Family Therapy Counseling Training
June 8 to 29
Women Resources Development Department conducted a Family Therapy Counseling Training 'Long and short trip to find a family', mainly with psychodrama. 31 people attended and practiced various family therapy like empty chair technique, making family fragmentation, understanding malfunctioned family characteristics, role play, anger management and so on. Participants learned about others and themselves in psychodrama and had the opportunity to reach out to the true nature of themselves.
Youngdeongpo Women Resources Development Center opened multicultural instructor training course as a part of the ongoing business of supporting employment. This course is projected for providing social participation opportunities to marriage immigrant women, encouraging social combination of multicultural family and marrige immigrant women's empowerment. Participants receive total 45 hours of multicultural education by 16th July, after completion of that, they will serve as a multicultural instructor in their local child center and so on.
Youngdeongpo Women Resources Development Center participated in the 2012 Job Fair and run a booth for 'women-friendly jobs'. They counselled women about employment and education. Subordinately, image making class, 'My color', was held and participants could get information about making appropriate impression on job interview.
June 13 to 20
Consumer and Environment Department installed outdoor price labeling signs at Song-pa district as a pilot project of exterior price labeling project from January, 2013. Seoul YWCA visited one by one of 7 kinds of business industries like restaurants, laundries, public baths, accommodations, sports facilities and obtained the consent of owners of items and price. In that process, a total of 223 businesses decided to participate in this pilot project.
Nowon Women Resources Development Center conducted a job briefing of 'Course to be a professional in producing 2D digital animation' for well-educated career break women. Kim-Mihee from Animation workshop 'Annie House Sun' and Jung-Hyemin from 'JM Animation' introduced the employment prospects of 2D animation and demonstrated drawing by tablet PC. It could be a good opportunity for re-employment after approximately three months education.
Garak social welfare Center held an eco-friendly backyard festival for local residents. They run various booths as facepainting, making a sandwich, making EM soap, planting trees in the recycle bottle, etc. The festival was a good chance to look back on the importance of nature.
Gangnam Youth Center visited Daebu Island with 35 elementary school students. It was for experiencing salt pond. The children had a great time and learned benefit of salt while making a colored-salt pillar, collecting salt from salt pond.