What is the EUs Role?
Social exclusion and poverty among young people has grown over the course of the economic crisis. The EU youth strategy seeks, in particular, to:
realise the full potential of youth work and youth centres as a means of inclusion;
- support the development of intercultural awareness and combat prejudice;
- address the issues of homelessness, housing, and poverty;
promote access to services – e.g. transport, e-inclusion, health, and social services;
- promote specific support for young families.
How is this being done?
Specifically, the Commission pursues these objectives through: