Seoul YWCA held a training program and workshops to educate Agri-food curators who will, as specialists, lead the way to right food culture that is healthy to both our body and environment. There were 20 people in the completion ceremony on June 24. After the ceremony they looked around Garak Fruit and Vegetable Market, and then visited and observed the auction market. They had finished a 2 month training program. Six trainees have been chosen through the performance on presentation and they are going to work as an assistance instructor for Agri-food programs.
2014 Job Fair for Seoul-Resident Women
Nowon Development Center for Women held the 2014 job fair for Seoul women on June 24. There were special lectures and job interviews with companies seeking prospective employees. The lectures dealt with coaching on and tips to image making, organizing storage in summer, and finding personal colors. Eight companies on the spot had one-on-one interviews and hired. It was truly a meaningful time to 100 and so participants: they gained some practical information on overall job market; were introduced to excellent jobs; and were provided with consultation on future career development.
The education of world culture in banpo middle school
Gang-nam Youth Training Center had an education program on cultures of the world on June 12 with 45 middle school students of Banpo Middle School. A Kenyan and an Indian were in attendance and they introduced their culture to the students, using audio-visual material. After the picture show, they cooked their native food with the students and served. It was a good chance to better understand the cultures of other countries through coming in contact with peoples of other cultures face to face.
IT Education for Youth from Low Income Families
Garak Welfare Center has been designated and funded by Seoul Social Welfare Public Fund to run an IT education program for youth from low income families and is operating 'Youth IT Class (also known as doodoorim class)' For the program Sam-sung SDS has donated 16 brand new computers. The courses are Hanguel word-processing, power point, and excel. The goal is to obtain Nationally Recognized ITQ certificate. By gaining proficiency in computer use, we hope that the youth from low income families learn about their hidden potential and bring it to its full bloom. We also hope that the class be of aid to their future career development.
YWCA Forum on Justice for Caretakers 'Care Work as Universal Welfare‘
This year YWCA is throughout the year going to hold 'YWCA forum on justice for caretakers as part of our core moment to build a society where justice, peace, and life reign. The second forum was held on June 19 in Seoul YWCA Auditorium by Seoul Y and Ja-young Yoon, a researcher of Korea Labor Institute proposed caretaking as part of universal welfare. Myeong-ok No, a team leader of Division of Welfare Policy of Seoul, and Hee-ju Jung, Head of Women's Development Team of Seoul Y gave presentations as well. On the basis of the ideas and recommendations suggested in the forum, we hope to establish a model caretaking culture in which respect, dignity, and care prevail.
bong-chun Social Welfare center is going to hold dream school for sharing and communicating between various habitants for building the culture of donating talents until 29th, August. Especially, the cooking class which was intended for elementary students was a valuable time by making full mon- strawberry cake. Because of the sharing, it was a bountiful time.
Youths culture home of sung-dong co-sponsored the opening ceremony for Youth's harmony festival of 2014 called 'My love from star of sung-dong' this festival provided lots of booths such as foods booth, Youths club's performances joined with various relevant agencies of sung-dong for making healthy leisure culture.
'Making 5 side dishes' for immigrant women
Women's human resource development center of Yeongdeung-po is holding the program of making 5 side dishes for helping immigrant women's adaptability as an business of planning from 16th, June to now. There will be cooking time for korean food for 10 immigrant women from various country such as Taiwan, Mongolia, Thailand and China for a month.