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Call for applications: #roma #migration #human rights – Phiren Amenca seminar on Human Rights Education

The seminar organized by Phiren Amenca, VISA L’Année Diaconalé and the partner organizations of the Phiren Amenca Network of Roma and non-Roma volunteering organizations will bring together 40 Roma and non-Roma youth leaders and youth activists from around Europe for 6 days in Strasbourg in France. The 6 day lasting seminar enables multipliers and youth […]

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Beyond Roma and Diversity!

Phiren Amenca Study Session on Gender, Multiple Discrimination and Intersectionality “Beyond Roma and Diversity! Phiren Amenca Study Session on Gender, Multiple Discrimination and Intersectionality” ran from March 16 – 22, 2014 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. […]

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Volunteerism to Challenge Stereotypes and Antigypsyism

Seminar helps volunteers challenge stereotypes and antigypsyism  The seminar  “Volunteerism to Challenge Stereotypes and Antigypsyism” took place in Budapest at the Phiren Amenca coordination office from 8-10 November, 2013. Seven volunteers from Hungary and Ukraine participated. This seminar encouraged the exchange of experiences from the volunteers´ service projects, as well as dialogue about Roma realities […]

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Demystifying Roma: Challenging Stereotypes and Narratives about Roma

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. The seminar strengthened […]

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The European “Boogie Man” Complex – Phiren Amenca Study Session on Challenging Antigypsyism

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. The study session raised awareness of youth activism to […]

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Welcome to Planet Paprika

  From April 15-21, 2012, nineteen Roma and non-Roma volunteers from across Europe and North America came to Budapest, Hungary for a special seminar supporting their voluntary service work in challenging stereotypes and racism. The participants are doing their voluntary service in Ukraine, Romania, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Kosovo. Each spring and fall […]

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Phiren Amenca Volunteer Seminar Fall 2011

The Phiren Amenca Volunteer Seminar Fall 2011 ran from November 30th to December 4th, 2011 in Budapest, Hungary. 9 volunteers participated, Roma and non-Roma, coming from volunteer placements in Germany, Romania, and Ukraine. The volunteers’ countries of origin include Germany, Ukraine, Serbia, Macedonia, USA. The seminar war financed with the support of Presbyterian Church USA. […]

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Phiren Amenca – RGDTS Volunteer Seminar Spring 2011

The Phiren Amenca – RGDTS Volunteer Seminar Spring 2011 was held in Berlin, Germany. 20 young Roma and non-Roma volunteers participated. The seminar ran for 6 days from February 17 – 22. For further information, see Volunteer Seminar Spring 2011 Evaluation photos

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