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Teen project wins NSW award

Teen project wins NSW award ​A pilot program aimed at linking at-risk youths with local services available to them in Canterbury-Bankstown has been recognised with a state award. No Teen project win NSW award Teen project wins NSW award  
Pop-up movies project wins award

​A pilot program aimed at linking at-risk youths with local services available to them in Canterbury-Bankstown has been recognised with a state award.

The City of Canterbury Bankstown’s Pop-Up Movies Project recently took out the Regional Inclusiveness Award at the NSW Community Drug Action Team Conference in Sydney.

Movie blockbusters The Avengers: Age of Ultron and Fast and the Furious Seven were screened once a month, on a Friday night, over a five-month period in Wiley Park.

Administrator Richard Colley said the movie nights attracted dozens of local youths.

“We tried reaching out to these young adults in a different way and it worked,” Mr Colley said.

“The park was a fun, safe and supportive environment which enabled teenagers to re-engage with the community and get the help they needed.

“We wanted to tackle issues such as anti-social behaviour, particularly involving the use of alcohol and drugs.

“The movie nights provided a great opportunity for teenagers to gather and enjoy free entertainment and be made aware of the local services available to them.

“It also enabled youth workers to meet and build trust with the teens in an informal setting.”

The Pop-Up Movies Project was funding by the Canterbury Community Drug Action Team and the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, with support from Barnardos Australia, Canterbury-Bankstown Youth service, Horizon Theatre, and Breakthru People Solutions.​

 8/12/2016 7:00 PM