Diverse Youth Network builds connections between people and communities to articulate diversity and versatility, and to inspire joint co-operations and initiatives among youth. Different groups of society share the following core values to generate increase levels in resources, synergies and capacity.
stand up against inequality, stigmatization and all means of discrimination
contribute to empowerment by strengthening active citizenship and encouraging community participation
determined and open-minded about changing general attitudes and shaping positive public opinions
prioritize their communities` culture and tradition that create values
committed to preserve and strengthen individual and community identity.
A society becomes supportive and inclusive when its members and groups cooperate on a voluntary basis to be more effective. In a diverse society, nationalities and subcultures, LGBT groups and other vulnerable and minority groups pursue effective dialogue with each other and the majority of the society. Therefore, they support each other and driven by solidarity, they join efforts to collaborate. The driver of an inclusive society in active citizenship as well as a solid belonging to individual and community identity. This is what creates values and is the basis of personal fulfilment. In an inclusive society, all individuals and groups participate equally in debating and deciding questions related to them. Diverse youth are the cornerstone of a democratic, liveable, colourful and an inclusive society. This is to build bridges between an individual and a group, minority and majority.
“I appreciate the work of the Diverse Youth Network because for them it is a real mission to create more inclusive, more educated young communities, also in areas which fall away from the mainstream of the civil organizations.”