Phiren Amenca

CHAD-Countering Hate Speech and Hurtful Speech against Diversity: Roma, LGBTIQ, Jewish and Migrant Communities

The „CHAD – Countering Hate Speech and Hurtful Speech against Diversity: Roma, LGBTIQ, Jewish and Migrant Communities” project (project nr. 101049309) is funded by the Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme (CERV) of the DG Justice, European Commission and coordinated by RGDTS Nonprofit Llc. in partnership with Haver Informal Educational Foundation, Rainbow Mission Foundation and Political Capital.

Empower Roma Youth

Between 2023-2025 with this 3-year strategic work plan “Empower Roma Youth” (ERY) the Phiren Amenca International Network aims to strengthen Roma youth participation in European youth processes and programmes and raise awareness about the issue of antigypsyism among young people by capacitating mainstream youth organisations to combat antigypsyism in their day-to-day work. The project is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

Improving access for Roma communities to employment opportunities in the hospitality industry

This programme aims to increase opportunities and support for Roma community members seeking to find employment in the hospitality industry in Hungary. To achieve this, we will raise awareness of hospitality careers; provide training and opportunities; and support participants into roles, internships or formal training schemes within the industry.

My Story of Resistance

MySoR-My Story of Resistance: From exclusion to active participation intends to create relationships and dialogue among a diverse groups of marginalized youth and youth organisations (Dalit and tribal minority youth in India; indigenous youth in Nicaragua, Roma in Hungary and Spain and young migrant people in Italy), share and compare practices of empowering disadvantaged young people for active participation and use the tools of storytelling to allow them to develop a positive self-identity by transforming their hardships into stories of resistance. The project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

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.

Terno Glaso

The aim of this project is to develop a network of Roma youth active in politics and public life and to enable them to represent their communities in national and international political fields and structures.

YAG – Youth Against Antigypsyism

The Youth Against Antigypsyism – YAG (in Romani language “yag” – “fire”) project aims to develop the capacity of young Roma and non-Roma individuals and NGOs on combating antigypsyism and promoting Roma youth participation in mainstream structures, youth policies and strategies relevant to Roma on the national and international levels. The YAG project is funded by the Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme of the European Union.