SEC has celebrated the Universal Children’s Day /Day of Pray and Action for Children
– Theatre play, brochure, street action, concert, positive parenthood, protection of children against violence! –
This year with the series of activities for children, parents, and citizens, we have celebrated the 20th November, Universal Children’s Day.
In the morning activists of the SEC and youth art group „ARS VIVENDI“ have organised the event performance, under the name „Inclusion, positive parenting and protection of children against violence“. Using interactive art methods enabled children and adults to participate. Promotion of the SEC brochure on the topic of Inclusion also took place, as well as the promotion of ongoing free programs for children which are provided by the SEC.
Program of celebration for the Day of Pray and Action for Children was continued in front of more than 200 visitors, citizens, parents, and children in the Great Hall of Sombor City Hall. A segment from the theatre play „From the Child’s Angle“ was performed by SEC children’s drama class on the topic of children’s rights and positive parenting, followed by a performance from pop, rock, jazz band made of children and youth from 11 to 16 years of age, going by the name „LONGPLAY“.
During this event a research was conducted using a questionnaire about the needs of parents with the purpose of enabling SEC to create new programs of support for parenting.
Action of collecting the school equipment for children from vulnerable groups, started by the SEC on October 17th the International Day for the Eradication of Child Poverty, was finished this Friday the 20th of November. The collected equipment will be distributed this week to the children who need it most, in cooperation with the Sombor Center for Social Work.
Activities regarding this topic for the remainder of the year:
* November 27th, 18.30 Sombor Educational Center
First in the series of 5 art workshops for the children between 7 and 12 years of age, on the topic of children’s rights will be held in cooperation with the informal group of young artists form Sombor, going by the name of „ARS VIVENDI“.
* November 30th, 16.00h – 20.00h Sombor Educational Center
Workshop for adults on the topic of children’s rights, positive parenting, and the protection of children against violence.
Celebration of Universal Children’s day and accompanying activities are being implemented fourth year in a row in cooperation with the initiatives – Pray and Action for Children and Global Network of Religion for Children and supported by Arigatou International.