RISE is addressing the needs of underprivileged young EU citizens and organizations dealing with this target group. Complementary, the project also addresses the promotion of principles related to Health-Enhancing Physical Activity especially by supporting the implementation of the EU Physical Activity Guidelines.
The main objectives of the project are:
1. To promote social inclusion, equal opportunities, and sport-based education for underprivileged (especially Roma) young people, and raise awareness of the importance of health-enhancing physical activity through innovative cross-sectoral cooperation;
2. To empower and build the capacity of sport clubs, youth organizations, educational institutions to develop and deliver sport-based educational activities targeting underprivileged populations, especially Roma youngsters;
3. To collect, classify and promote European good practices in the field of social inclusion through sport and to develop a sport-based educational methodology to be introduced in an accessible handbook;
4. To up-skill trainers, coaches, youth leaders, and NGO sta with the necessary knowledge to realize sport-based educational interventions to underprivileged target groups, such as Roma youngsters.