We were exremely lucky to have members of the Gypsy and Traveller community to join us to deliver a range of workshops for young people.
Sherrie Smith and Josie O'Driscoll delivered a TRAP (Travellers and Romanies Against Prejuduce) workshop on discrimination. In the afternoon they ran a floristry workshop making wonderful Mother's Day baskets. You can read more about TRAP on facebook here
Sybil Lee and Cath Larkins ran a workshop on the PEER EU Project with a group of young people which included skyping a group of Roma young people from the young people's PEER Group in Romania.
Jim Davies who is Chair of the GRTPA ( Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Police Association) provided a really interesting workshop with hot debate on the police and his experiences as a police officer from the Gypsy community. Read more about GRTPA here
Nathan Probert from Pembroke & Dock Amateur Boxing Club provided a physical workshop for young people to have a boxing taster session which was very popular.
Jess Morgan Yoozer Crafts provided activities making Eye of Gods in the morning and creating wonderful Book Art pieces in the afternoon with some very creative young people.
Abi Angus from the Traveller Movement ran an inspiring workshop on positive role models within the Gypsy and Traveller community.
Mike Doherty the editor of Travellers Times was roaming for the whole day speaking to young people informally.
Tom Tom Hendry the Gypsy Liaision Officer for SEWREC was also attended the day, spreading the word about the All Wales Gypsy and Traveller Organisation currently being set up.