ALL DIFFERENT, ALL EQUAL…Project status: Call For ActionTarget Group: Roma and non-Roma, young people
The size of the Roma minority,their socio-demographic situation,and their level of employmentand education are all similar in Europeancountries.These similarities are rooted in a commonhistorical background and social history.Now It is the right moment to break down the barriersand to place them in equal conditions as the restof European young and citizens.It is now or never!
This project has as a main objective to enable roma young people To have an equal chance to live, learn and eventually work in an environment free from: isolation, prejudice, poverty, racial discrimination and harassment. The aim of making activities and bringing together with non-roma young people,is to make them not feel segregated and also to raise the awareness and social responsibility of the majority people.
To explore and to identify means for innovative youth work projects with young people at risk of exclusion and violene The promotion of a positive sense of identity amongst Roma young people The empowerment of Roma young people to have access to and maintain contact with beneficial services To breakdown misconceptions and prejudices about the Roma culture To share knowledge and experiences on challenges to human and social rights faced by roma people To develop specific competences methods and
Trainings on social,legal and medical topics Workshops by using creative methods for expressing human rights issues Various professional courses such as computer,English, courses*LET’S DO IT!* These services and courses will be developed at the multidisciplinary social center (Tirana),project supported by NGO “Development,Information and Gender Equality”, where I enjoy the position of executive director, in collaboration with the Municipality of Tirana.
The edition of informative materials, such as leaflets and posters designed by themselves(the participants) the launching of a web page and a forum exclusive for the project Different entertaiment competitions such as :the best voice,talents show,social theatre for change .....LET’S GIVETHEM THISOPPORTUNITY!
Equipment of the youth with the knowledge,skills attitudes and confidence to resolve conflicts peacefully and to create violence-free environments non-Roma To raise awareness of social responsibility Effective participation of Roma in social, political and civic life, including active participation Recognition of roma youth work at local or national levels Facilitation and Reinforcement of the communication and relation between the Roma communities and the public institutions (education, health, and employment). A sense of trust and communication for a more coordinated approach with NGOs in regional level on Roma youth issues.
Name: EDONA SHKENZAUniversity: EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA,Albania