Lisburn has held an important event to consider the most
effective ways of engaging young people with their community.
A film was shown regarding the issue of
identity and insecurity and several effective projects were also
promoted and discussed.
Facilitated by Dr Scott Boldt, Reconciliation
Officer, Edgehill College and Paul Hutchinson, Director, Imagine
Spaces, participants from statutory and voluntary organisations
discussed the issues of identity and insecurity and how they
impact on relationships between younger people, their peers and
others. Speaking at the event, Laurence Kerr, Safer Lisburn
Manager said: "Participants warmly received the facilitators and
greatly appreciated the opportunity to discuss simple issues,
such as the need to listen to the views of younger people,
through to the need to create projects that will be interesting
and relevant to both younger people and the communities in which