Embracing the Colors


Organizer: Asociatia Pentru Dezvoltare Activa
Type: Erasmus+ KA1 / Youth Exchange
Dates: 19/02/2020 – 01/03/2020
Venue: Slănic Moldova/ROMANIA

The project’s main activity is a youth exchange with participants from Partner countries to be held in Bacau, Romania, between 19th of February and 1st of March 2020, with the participation of 44 young people with the age between 16 and 30 years old and 11 group leaders with the age above 18 years old, from 10 different countries: Romania, Malta, Moldova, Bulgaria, Spain, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Greece and Turkey.

EMBRACING THE COLORS is a carefully planned social inclusion project, which aims to contribute to the personal, professional and social development of 44 young participants, of which 23 with fewer opportunities (including 5 Roma young people) by developing a safe environment aiming to facilitate the involvement of all young participants in all project’s phases.

Project’s objectives:

  • To fight against the “antigypsyism” and to improve the perception of the Roma community by the local communities through the involvement of 44 young people from 10 different countries in initiating and carrying out 10 online and offline awareness campaigns about Roma young people’s challenges and Roma culture, promoting the cultural and ethnic diversity.
  • To increase the degree of understanding, acceptance, tolerance and openness to the Roma community of 44 young people through non-formal education methods and different interactions between the young people and the young Roma people during the youth exchange.
  • To develop the social responsibility and the civic attitudes of the 44 young people participants in the youth exchange, but also social inclusion opportunities for 23 young people with fewer opportunities, of which 5 young Roma people.

You can read an individual experience report of Worldest’s participants in the following:

Dilruba Dabağ's experience Doğuş Çetin's experience Aslıhan Meriç's experience Niyazi Fırat Arslan's experience Kaya Çakıcı's experience

Dilruba 3


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