Being a role model helps young people to be encouraged to learn and create an identity for themselves, through the help of the youth workers. As empowerment brings people and communities together it helps towards therefore it can bring an understanding between peers around them. including every individual within the community. This then helps the youth work practice, as there will be a unity within the neighbourhood. In essence, benefiting young people and youth workers, by encouraging individuals to work together as a team.
Empowerment has a big involvement within youth work as it brings equality within young people. Therefore creating a ‘togetherness’ within society, which is relevant in today’s society. As youth and community workers it is essential that empowerment should bring power to young people, to help them aim higher and to create an atmosphere where they can achieve. Also it helps to understand
Next, to discuss is the understanding of participation. Participation is also a significant word within the community setting. It is seen as a process in which individuals take part in a session. Whereby engagement and involvement of individuals are essential within a community setting (People and participation, n.d). Therefore participation within a group is very important for the involvement of individuals. Hart (1992) suggested that participation is involvement of individuals that come together to share decisions that help