Youth collabor8 create drama about bullying

How bullying affects us: Refugee-background youth talk back.

Collabor8 is the name youth have given to their drama group preparing a performance for World Refugee Day.

Refugee-background youth from Wellington and the Hutt Valley have developed a drama about bullying in collaboration with Voice Arts Trust and ChangeMakers.

The drama explores the impact of bullying on high school students, and talks about the ways that refugee-background students are doubly impacted by bullying because of their backgrounds.

There will be a show on Monday 20 June 6-8pm, Ground Floor, 39 Webb Street, Mount Cook, Wellington.

More information about the drama here. (pdf, 585kb)

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DVD & Resource

The performance will be filmed and made available to schools, parents, and communities. The film will come with a teaching and discussion resource that talks more about bullying as a human rights issue and the impact of bullying on refugee-background youth.

Contact Alia Bloom, research coordinator, for more information.