Phiren Amenca

Raise your voice for Roma

This project aims to involve young Roma and non-Roma leaders, youth workers and local partners from around Europe to develop their critical thinking about antigypsyism and to strengthen their capacity to develop and implement national and European campaigns against antigypsyism. This project is supported by the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe under Work Plan 2020.

Roma Youth Voices

The project offers capacity-building for Roma youth organizations on local and national level, aim to develop advocacy and leadership skills of young Roma leaders. Moreover, its aim is to raise the voice for mobilization and participation of Roma youth in policy-processes through national Roma youth platforms, as well as to Strengthen the role of young people and youth organizations in the context of the National Roma Integration Strategies. This project is funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020).

So Keres Europa

The So keres, Europa?! - Roma Youth Social Forums & Festival are organized every 2nd year by Phiren Amenca and its members and takes the actual European Youth Capital as an opportunity to destroy negative images about Roma in Europe and to bring international attention to the raising antigypsyism. It is promoting the importance of the recognition of challenging antigypsyism by education and by activities and initiatives lead by young people. The elements of the "So keres?!" events are: participation in different working groups, the concept and methodology of the 48 hours actions and a big public festival.

Strenghtening youth and public knowledge about the Roma Holocaust

The aims of the project are to strengthen the knowledge and capacity of Roma and non-Roma young people and their organizations and to exchange their practices related to the remembrance and education about the Roma Holocaust; to combat antigypsyism and antigypsyist narratives; to run online campaigns to raise public knowledge about these topics and to advocate to include the Roma history in school curricula and teaching materials in all V4 countries because Roma are an integral part of both national and European societies. The project is funded by the Visegrad Fund.