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About Rocio Cifuentes

Rocio Cifuentes is director of Ethnic Youth Support Team and the Think Project, Welsh specialist projects addressing Islamist extremism in vulnerable Muslim young people as well as far right extremism in vulnerable white young people.

Articles by Rocio Cifuentes

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

So, is it a refugee crisis?

“Not really. It’s a crisis of everybody’s values and everybody’s solidarity, and how far they’re willing to go to ensure human rights for everybody.”

The Think Project, Brexit and the urgent need for better citizenship education

The Think Project in Wales, born from a project to combat home-grown Islamic extremism, demonstrates that open discussion can effectively draw at-risk youth away from far-right ideologies as well.

A new way of challenging racism and far-right ideas in young people

Through open dialogue and debate we seek to understand why they feel the way they do. Then, we aim to give them the facts and information they need to think for themselves.

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