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How to change attitudes in our groups, communities and societies? (in order to challenge stereotypes and racism)

“Beyond Roma and Diversity!” Study Session report by Phiren Amenca volunteer Clémence Neyrat  To write this report I referred to some parts of the presentation of our trainers,  structured and completed with personal understanding.  I chose to focus on “attitude” because it is a transversal concept we could face all along the study session and which I [...]

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discrimination starts and ends with us

“Beyond Roma and Diversity!” Study Session report by Phiren Amenca volunteer Alexandra Bahor On the 17th of March our journey started in Budapest, where we were participants in the seminar, „Beyond Roma and Diversity: Phiren Amenca Study Session on Gender, Multiple Discrimination and Intersectionality”. We were a group of young Roma and non-Roma volunteers. We were [...]

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Remembering the Roma Genocide: National Training Course in Holocaust Education

by Phiren Amenca volunteer Alexandra Bahor Phiren Amenca in a co operation with Tom Lantos Institute and the March of the Living (Élet Menete Alapítvány) organized a one day pilot training course about the Roma Genocide, Remembrance and Education on the 17th of May, in Budapest. The main aim of the training was to raise awareness [...]

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European Youth Event 2014

by Phiren Amenca volunteer Alexandra Bahor Phiren Amenca, Ternype and Ergo Network participated in the European Youth Event 2014 from May 9 until May 11 in Strasbourg. We were twenty young Roma and non-Roma who had the same goal. We wanted to show that we are part of Europe and that we need to raise our [...]

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MANUSHENGI KRISI – Hazai emberi jogi képzés roma fiatalokkal

“Phiren Amenca”: roma és nem roma önkéntesek, illetve önkéntes szervezetek hálózata vagyunk, akik elkötelezettek a rasszizmus és az  előítéletek leküzdése mellett.  MANUSHENGI KRISI – Hazai emberi jogi képzés roma fiatalokkal A képzés célja: Fiatal roma és nem roma képzők, multiplikátorok, ifjúsági vezetők és pedagógusok kompetenciáinak fejlesztése az emberi jogok nem formális oktatásának terén, illetve a [...]

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2nd Meeting of Platform of Former Volunteers in Budapest

From the 21st to the 23rd of March 2014, a group of devoted and motivated volunteers met in Budapest in order to create the new Volunteer Platform. During discussions and brain storms the idea of the platform took shape: Not only the structure of voluntary services is in our interest, but also the exchange of [...]

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EVS opportunity for Young Roma from Romania in the Documentation Centre of German Sinti and Roma

Deadline June 16, 2014 Description Amaro Drom e.V. and the Documentation Centre of German Sinti and Roma currently opened a call for applications for young people to participate in a European Voluntary Service (EU Youth in Action program) project in Heidelberg. The 12 months lasting project offers diverse learning and service opportunities including national and [...]

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Phiren Amenca participates in the March of the Living in Hungary and Poland

April 27 – 28, 2014 After the march on Sunday in Budapest six hundred participants boarded a train from the Keleti railway station to Auschwitz to be part of the International March of the Living. From the Phiren Amenca International Network 30 Roma and non Roma youngsters joined the delegation to remember about the victims [...]

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Remembering the Roma Genocide – National Training Course in Holocaust Education

Application Deadline May 7, 2014 Aim of the training Raising awareness on the possibilities of non formal education about the Roma genocide as well as the capacity-building of Roma and non-Roma youth leaders and multipliers in their work on remembrance, Holocaust and human rights education in order to challenge stereotypes, antigypsyism and racism. During the [...]

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Volunteer Profile: Chelsea Paulsen

Hello, my name is Chelsea Paulsen and I am an American volunteer serving in Hungary. I come from near the city of Seattle, Washington and now live in Szombathely, Hungary. I am serving this year with the program Young Adults in Global Mission sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). This program is [...]

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