Through taking part in a Challenge Network initiative (part of the National Citizen Service), young Roma delivered a presentation about the history and culture of the Roma community to a group of young non-Roma people. The participants were fascinated by the presentation and talked openly about how their views on Roma/Gypsies had changed.
The Roma presenters were empowered by the experience and commented on how this had a positive impact on their self-confidence:
I never thought I could do that. It felt good to tell people who I am