Project information

Care 2 Work

are 2 Work (C2W) is a multi-year international programme that aims to tackle the barriers faced by young carers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) when accessing employment, education and training.

2 years

Charity information: The IARS International Institute

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  • Need

    Need

    to tackle the barriers faced by young carers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) when accessing employment, education and training.

    Solution

    the programme aims to generate and pilot new knowledge on the needs of BAME young carers with an ultimate goal of achieving institutional and cultural change in the UK and Europe. We hope that this change will help break the cycle of poverty and disadvantage for one of the most marginalised communities of our society

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    The programme aims to generate and pilot new knowledge on the needs of BAME young carers

    Activities

    » To achieve its objectives, this innovative youth-led project will develop an evidence based on the needs of BAME young carers

    This project will utilize our tested and proven user/youth led ethos and methodologies to empower and provide with opportunities one of the most marginalized


  • Impact

    Impact

    young carers are trapped in a vicious cycle of poverty. However, if managed well, responsibilities that associated with caring can enable a young person to develop personally and to gain life skills that can also facilitate the transition to adulthood and lead to positive outcomes for young people. Recongising, valuing and respecting these skills, the programme will aim to bridge the cultural and institutional gap and offer a smooth transition form caring to adulthood.

    Risk

    Young carers experience serious educational disadvantage caused by factors such as poor attainment, restricted peer networks and bullying.

    Reporting

    via newsletters and our website

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £3,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £3,000 training Training for young carers
  • Background

    Location

    The project is supported by Erasmus+ (Key Action 2), and is delivered in partnership with three European Partners namely Anziani e Non Solo (Italy), Linnaeus University (Sweden) and the Family and Children Care Centre (Greece).

    Beneficiaries

    young carers will gain more knowledge about their rights

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Individual empowerment and responsibility is one of our key founding values. This timely and innovative project will utilize our tested and proven user/youth led ethos and methodologies to empower and provide with opportunities one of the most marginalized communities across Europe. Using various activities that range from volunttereeing opportunities to skills development training, young BAME carers will enhance their employability chances.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Theo Gavrielides

    The IARS International Institute is the coordinator for the programme under the leadership of its Founder and Director Dr. Theo Gavrielides.