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Learn from the past – be active now: Phiren Amenca workshop on volunteering for change

“DIK I NA BISTAR – Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative 2013″ Phiren Amenca had a workshop during the “DIK I NA BISTAR – Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative 2013″ Conference and Commemoration on the 1st of August, 2013 in Krakow, Poland. In this workshop we discussed with participants how voluntary service can be a tool for combining remembrance [...]

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First Slovakian seminar to strengthen the inclusion of Roma youth in the EVS program

Cadca (Slovakia), September 25-26, 2013 Roma and non-Roma organizations from Slovakia came together in a 2 day lasting seminar in order to learn about the European Voluntary Service program, and to discuss about inclusion of Roma youth in the Youth in Action program. The Phiren Amenca network participated as well, and was able to share [...]

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International conference on volunteering in Uzhgorod, Ukraine

Uzhgorod, 27.09.2013 The Phiren Amenca Network shared its experiences and perspectives on international voluntary service as a tool for social change during an international conference organized by its Ukrainian member organization TOUCH Project Charitable Foundation. The annual conference is held in cooperation with the Social Work Department in the Uzhgorod National University and pursues the [...]

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Volunteer Profile: Attila Lakatos

In this interview, I talk about overcoming difficulties and how the lessons learned in Berlin during my volunteer experience will continue with me back here in Hungary. I grew up in an orphanage in a small town in Hungary. My world was pretty small and isolated before beginning this volunteer service program with Phiren Amenca [...]

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EVS opportunity for young Roma from Romania in Phiren Amenca, Budapest

Deadline October 6, 2013 Description Phiren Amenca opened a call for applications for young people to participate in a European Voluntary Service (EU Youth in Action program) project in Budapest. The 12 months lasting project offers diverse learning and service opportunities including national and international seminars. The volunteers engage weekly around 30-35 hours in Phiren [...]

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EVS opportunity for young Roma from France in Phiren Amenca, Budapest

Deadline October 6, 2013 Description Phiren Amenca opened a call for applications for young people to participate in a European Voluntary Service (EU Youth in Action program) project in Budapest. The 12 months lasting project offers diverse learning and service opportunities including national and international seminars. The volunteers engage weekly around 30-35 hours in Phiren [...]

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EVS opportunity for young Roma in Amaro Drom e.V., Berlin, Germany

Deadline September 29, 2013 Description Amaro Drom e.V. currently opened a call for applications for young people to participate in a European Voluntary Service (EU Youth in Action program) project in Berlin. The 12 months lasting project offers diverse learning and service opportunities including national and international seminars. The volunteers engage weekly around 30-35 hours [...]

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Video: Challenging Antigypsyism – The European “Boogie Man” Complex

The European “Boogie Man” Complex – Phiren Amenca Study Session on Challenging Antigypsyism ran from October 14 – 20, 2012 at the European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary. 40 Roma and non-Roma volunteers, volunteer candidates, youth leaders came together from 15 countries in Europe and North America. We spoke with some of those participants about their [...]

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Flashmob Video: Demystifying Roma 2013

The “Demystifying Roma: Challenging Stereotypes and Narratives about Roma” – Phiren Amenca Volunteer Seminar ran from May 12-19, 2013 in Florence, Italy. 40 Roma and non-Roma volunteers, volunteer candidates and youth leaders came together to challenge stereotypes and antigypsyism and engaging in a public campaign for Roma rights with creative street actions.

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EVS opportunity for Young Roma in City Station, Germany

Deadline June 30, 2013 Description Amaro Drom e.V. and City Station currently opened a call for applications for young people to participate in a European Voluntary Service (EU Youth in Action program) project in Berlin. The 12 months lasting project offers diverse learning and service opportunities including national and international seminars. The volunteers engage weekly [...]

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