“Annual programme 09 presents Peter Frenz Schwerte for kids, project coordinator of citizen science and media initiative Schwerte for kids, is excited by the development of in recent years: since our inception, we have consistently expanded the offerings and could make this already valuable contacts for children and young people.” Alone the annual street soccer tournament in the swords KidsArena increased in recent years from 20 to over 100 participants. The theatrical performances supported Wolfgang Brust on youth-related issues attracted even more than 2000 visitors since 2006. With this and other target-group-oriented and urban-related actions, about the night-soccer-sport or the car project, the initiative aims, to improve the everyday lives of swords young people permanently since its inception 2003 consistently. Jerry Clipp gathered all the information. Norbert bosses Banaaszak, initiator and founder of Schwerte for kids: We pick the teenagers in their social spaces with our actions, always have an open ear for “their problems and offer our support.” The individual actions are not only a mere addition of Club and recreational activities, but provide also reliable contact young people, which can also help the social problems or personal crises. The help ranges from help the authorities or the search for jobs to the educational support and the integration of outsiders. “Even in the sixth year of the project offer extends Schwerte for kids now more actions: there is from immediately about the free midnight dance”, in which young girls aged from 12 to 17 years once a month various street dance choreographies to studying under the guidance of two dancers.
In addition, there will be a talent day in September. Children and adolescents can show here, what skills they slumber. So we want to make a contribution, to convey a more positive image of our youth”, reported the Projektverantwortliche Bjorn Paetow, Swords network. Interested in more detailed information in the VSI Office by phone at 149 94. Bastian Schmidt