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“I don’t want anyone else to decide instead of me” – Interview with Melinda Orsós, Legal Assistant at Szent Márton Caritas Foundation[EN]

Orsolya Szabó: Could you introduce yourself shortly? Melinda Orsós: I am Melinda Orsós, I grew up here in Gilvánfa, nearby the afterschool center (“Tanoda”). At the moment I am a mentor at Fészek Tanoda and a Legal Assistant at Szent Márton Caritas Foundation. I used to live in Pécs but now I moved back home [...]

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volunteering – citizens’ tools for roma participation

volunteering – citizens’ tools for roma participation This project aims to raise a debate about volunteering as the citizens’ key tool for Roma inclusion, and to strengthen the civic and democratic participation of particularly Roma citizens, communities and civil society organizations in European Union’s life, debates and policy-making processes. The project addresses the question how [...]

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Roma Social Forum on Volunteering

The Roma Social Forum on Volunteering was part of the event called “So keres, Europa?!” (What’s up Europe?!) – Phiren Amenca Changemakers Movement, which bring together 400 Roma and non-Roma young people from all over Europe to the European Youth Capital Cluj-Napoca, Romania between 12th to 19th of July 2015 to raise their voice against [...]

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Consultation Meeting on Volunteering for Remembrance

  Phiren Amenca organised a consultation meeting on volunteering for remembrance as part of the network’s annual spring seminar for volunteers, called “Volunteering for Remembrance! – Phiren Amenca seminar on remembrance and human rights education”. The seminar run from April 26 – May 6, 2015 and bring together 40 volunteers, youth leaders, multipliers, and trainers [...]

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European conference on Volunteering for Roma Inclusion

The European conference in Brussels was part of the annual networking meeting of the Phiren Amenca International Network in Brussels, between March 30-31, 2015. This meeting gives the opportunity for old and new members of the network to come together, to evaluate the results of the last year of the network and to develop further [...]

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