ACT2GETHER Germany is an initiative that gradually focuses on relevant fields of action for fair opportunities: the aim is to reach young people, families, neighborhoods and decision-makers in politics and administration, professionals in day care, schools and youth centers, charities and associations, media and companies. ACT2GETHER Germany should be developed in a partner consortium and established at local or regional level as well as at the federal and national level. The individual organisations will act with a common understanding. Though in strategic coordination, their activities will be adapted to the respective local or professional framework.
PARTICIPATION FROM THE BEGINNING
Fair opportunities for young people can only be achieved through dialogue between generations. To provide effective solutions, the voice of young people must finally be heard. However, current methods of participation do not yet reach children and young people from deprived backgrounds to a sufficient extent. It is necessary to develop new methods and establish them on a broad basis. In this regard, 2GETHERLAND 2019 and the cooperation with the youth expert team (YET) have provided first indications. ACT2GETHER Germany continues to build on these efforts and involves children and young people in the commitment for fair opportunities from the very beginning.
IMPACT ON THREE DIMENSIONS
Sustainable change requires a multidimensional approach. It involves three different dimensions: Individuals - Organisations - Systems. On this basis, ACT2GETHER Germany focuses on three modules that are mutually dependent and mutually reinforcing: