Thursday, December 19, 2013

YMCA working with Roma community.

Panorama highlights YMCA work with Roma community in Slough
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 10:51
Slough YMCA featured on BBC One's Panorama
Staff and young people from Slough YMCA were featured on this week's Panorama, which investigates the potential impact of Romanians and Bulgarians achieving full UK employment rights - as well as gaining access to benefits, the NHS and schooling - from 1 January 2014.
Journalist Paul Kenyon and his team film a community meeting at YMCA venue 'The Hangout' and explore how Slough YMCA has developed cohesion programmes to enable local residents, including the Roma population, to come together. Slough YMCA chief executive, Colin Young is interviewed and explains how they focus on educating the children and trying to win hearts and minds.
The programme is available to watch on iPlayer.