Tea Time with Policy Suggestions
The Planning Department shares the results of the women policy monitoring group’s activities at the ‘teatime’s policy suggestions, hope spouts’. On September 11 (Wednesday), the first part ‘Seoul cooperative childcare service, present condition and suggestions’ were shared and discussed. Five people of the cooperative childcare team and policy monitoring team monitored the government and Seoul’s work and family compatibility and childcare policy. They also visited each local communal childcare centers, interviewing the person in charge, and proposing a cooperative childcare model ‘living ground’ that all third-generation together is doing autonomously. Teatime’s policy suggestions themes of mental health, father childcare will continue on in October.
Member’s ‘Saving, Sharing, Exchanging, Re-using’ Bazaar
The volunteer community service center on September 14 (Saturday) opened a Bazaar to construct a shelter for female victims of family violence. Despite the rainy weather, 500 members and citizens participated and spent a significant time at the Bazaar. This day’s profit of 1340000 Won was used to construct the shelter for female victims of family violence.
Department of Consumer and Environment
Camping culture reform campaign
The Department of Consumer Environment organized a campaign in Mapogu Noeul camping ground on the theme of ‘Camping is caring- a lovely relation considering person, nature, environment’ to spread camping equipment business and consumer culture. At the campaign, an advertising pamphlet on camping equipment prices and 10 ways to be a considerate camper of the environment and neighbors was distributed trying to increase camper’s consciousness.
Bongcheon Social Welfare Center
People who hold the village: A photo exhibition
15 village residents who completed their camera training class at Bongcheon comprehensive social welfare center, held a photo exhibition ‘The Photo Making’ in Seoul station exhibition center from September 5th (Thursday) ~ 10th (Tuesday) to encourage their interest in the village. Their works in the form of collages presented the village’s landscape and daily life in a different perspective catching the interests of many residents.
Gangnam Youth Center
We are Gangnam expedition group
At Gangnam Youth Center, 20 elementary schoolers visited Gangnam-gu’s culture heritage. To protect and love cultural properties, weekend-happiness-experience ‘We are Gangnam expedition group’ was proceeded by experiencing the traditional culture. By visiting Korean culture house, learning about Korean traditional paper (Hanji) and learning how to make Hanji hand mirrors, it induced people with the responsibility of trying to protect past cultures that are disappearing.
Sungdong Youth Center
Safe food education
On September 14th (Saturday) the Sungdong youth culture went to Muhak elementary school to educate elementary students on safe food and proceeded with a program which kids made their own healthy drink. 15 elementary students who participated got to know more on safe food and by making their own healthy drink and sharing with family and friends, increased their understanding on safe foods.
Community service work making cotton pads
Together with 18 community service workers, the welfare industry made cotton pads at a poverty area to increase women health on September 28th (Saturday). Community service workers made cotton pads and personal letters that will be sent to Myanmar and Tanzania. Cotton pad making community service work is realized every Saturday of the last month.
Yeongdeungpo Women's Resources Development Center
Advisory conference on job cooperative network
At Yeongdeungpo women development center on September 23rd (Monday), specialized job training ‘international trade worker’ on job cooperative network for women with career discontinuity was organized. Related organization and area of interest specialist were appointed as advisors. Training procedure was appraised and the present condition on the demand of labor and ways of job application was discussed.