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Fall seminar on Antigypsyism – Novi Sad 2017

The seminar gathered 30 Roma and non-Roma participants to raise the awareness and activism to challenge antigypsyism, discuss their ideas, initiatives, activities and open questions concerning this topic. Roma and non Roma youth leaders, youth workers, activists, current and former volunteers and multipliers came together to challenge stereotypes and antigypsyism, to develop tools for local actions [...]

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Open Call for European Voluntary Service in the Phiren Amenca Network

Voluntary Service for young Roma and non-Roma in Europe Voluntary service in the Phiren Amenca Network in 2018-2019   DEADLINE: February 15, 2018   Are you a young Roma and interested to engage as a volunteer abroad in a social project or in a Roma organization for 6 to 12 months? Are you a young [...]

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION – Young Roma Advocates – International Seminar & European Youth Event (EYE 2018)

Young Roma Advocates – International Seminar & EYE 2018   Date: 27 May 2018 – 3 June 2018 Place: Strasbourg, France Coordinating organization: Phiren Amenca (BE) Number of participants: 15, age between 18-30   ABOUT THE ACTIVITY The activity will take place in Strasbourg, France and consists of 5-program-days, including advocacy days in the European Youth [...]

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Meeting Hungarian EVS organizations

  A 2-day meeting of Hungarian EVS organizations was organized by the Hungarian National Agency on the 5th and 6th of December in Budapest, where Phiren Amenca was represented by Anna Daróczi EVS coordinator.   Approximately 26 people participated from 20 NGOs who fulfill the roles of either sending, or receiving or coordinating or all [...]

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Angie about Fall Seminar in Novi Sad 2017

Last week, I was given the opportunity to participate in the Phiren Amenca Fall Seminar on Challenging Antigypsyism in Novi Sad, Serbia. This was my first experience with the Phiren Amenca team and one that I found imperative to my growth as a strong ally to Roma communities. The conference was a fantastic space to network with [...]

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“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” – Rabindranath Tagore

Hello everyone! My name is Pearl Penumaka and I am the 2017-2018 volunteer with Phiren Amenca, through the Young Adults in Global Mission program of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. I was born in India and grew up in California, with a passion for books, traveling, cultural exchange and social justice. Growing up in an [...]

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New Deadline: October 11! Call for Participants: Phiren Amenca Fall Seminar on Challenging Antigypsyism 12-17 November, 2017 Novi Sad, Serbia

Phiren Amenca Fall Seminar on Challenging Antigypsyism 12-17 November, 2017 Novi Sad, Serbia     Date: 12-17 November, 2017. Place: Novi Sad, Serbia Hosting/Coordinating organization: Minority Voice (SRB) and Phiren Amenca (BE) Number of participants: 30, age between 18-30   BACKGROUND OF THE ACTIVITY Based on the experiences of the Phiren Amenca Network members antigypsyism [...]

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YEN Diversity Festival 2017 – résztvevők beszámolója

Nagyon hálás vagyok, hogy részese lehettem ennek a programnak és képviselhettem a Phiren Amencát és a magyarországi romákat a programon. A Youth of European Nationalities által szervezett rendezvényen, szinte mindegyik tagszervezetük képviseltette magát. Több workshopra osztották a résztvevőket, hogy mindenki a saját érdeklődésének megfelelően szerezhessen ismereteket a kisebbségeket érintő problémákról Europában. A kreatív rajz, színház, [...]

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YEN Diversity Festival 2017 – Celebrating pluralism

I was very excited because I could participate at the 3rd Diversity Festival of YEN that took place from 6th till 13th of August 2017 in the traditional capital of Kashubia, Gdańsk in Poland. Gdańsk has for centuries played a role as a multicultural city where people from all around Europe and followers of different [...]

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Mashkar Kehilot: A roma holokauszt és a romák ellen elkövetett sorozatgyilkosságok emlékére – 2017. július 29.

Érintettek Kiállítás és kerekasztal beszélgetés Az esemény a Mashkar Kehilot projekt keretében valósult meg, együttműködésben a Meraki csoporttal, akik közül többen Phiren Amenca önkéntesek voltak, és részt vettek 2014-ben a Dik i na bistar – Roma holokauszt megemlékezésen Krakkóban és Auschwitzban.  A Meraki Csoport 2017. februárjában alakult, tagjai olyan roma és nem roma fiatalok akik [...]

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