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Don Bosco National Forum for Youth-At-Risk begins 14th Annual Seminar in Mumbai
By BIS Mumbai Correspondent  - 1 Comments
Mumbai, Sep. 20. The Don Bosco National Forum for the Young-at-Risk [YaR] commenced its 14th National Seminar on 18 September 2019 at the Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga-Mumbai on the theme 'Imagine YaR Ministry: Journeying Together into Tomorrow.' A total of 114 participants comprising grassroots activists, trainers, mobilisers, and coordinators from 180 Don Bosco YaR centres across India have congregated to enquire, reflect, study and plan the way forward.
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The Inaugural ceremony in the Father Bianchi Hall at the Don Bosco International School Campus witnessed a short cultural programme, followed by felicitations, introductory speeches and the keynote address. Father Savio Silveira, the Provincial of Salesians of Mumbai [INB] welcomed and invited the participants to understand the complexity of the 4th phase of the Industrial Revolution, the age of Artificial Intelligence [AI] saying, ''We should work for children, the young-at-risk as persons and not as mere cases or projects.''

Father Thomas Koshy, Executive Secretary of the DB YaR, spoke of the 'Why' to Imagine YaR Ministry, emphasising the need to contextualise and adopt a specific roadmap which will eventually help the services, interventions and centres to better engage with the young-at-risk.

Dr Henry Rosario, Director of Exodus Research and Development Private Limited, the key resource facilitator for the seminar, presented 'The Emerging Patterns of the Young-at-Risk,' delving into the Dynamic Context of YaR; Relevance and Effectiveness in Today's Context; Missing Out within Emerging Trends; and Pointers to the Future: Where We Should Be in 2025. Dr Rosario said, ''It is important to understand critically evaluate our Resources, Programme Models,Parternerships/Collaborations with sincere reflection, trying to arrive at a consensus that will help formulate a common roadmap with renewed vision across India.''

The participants then dispersed into six groups for an entire afternoon and evening dedicated to intense study, analysis, discussion, dialogue and debate ending Day 01 with a simple, yet sumptuous dinner. The proceedings continue on Day 02 picking up pointers to forge ahead for and with the young-at-risk.

Father Gregory D'Almeida, the Youth-at-Risk Sector Head of the Mumbai Salesians said, ''This is a large gathering and involves plenty of logistical accuracy. Our team- Fathers George Miranda, Corlis Gonsalves, Xavier Devadas, Banzelao Teixeira - have ensured that things are in place. The most important aspect however, and my sincere hope, is that in this seminar we emerge with a common roadmap to ensure improved and better interventions in accompanying the young-at-risk all over India.''

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