RAGAZZI HARRAGA – Social Inclusion Processes for unaccompanied minors in the city of Palermo

RAGAZZI HARRAGA – Social Inclusion Processes for unaccompanied minors in the city of Palermo

RAGAZZI HARRAGA – Social Inclusion Processes for unaccompanied minors in the city of Palermo

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To strengthen and innovate the care arrangements for children and youth aged 12 to 17, welcomed at the reception centres of Palermo and in custody of the Municipal Assistance Services
  • To improve the quality of services, projects and more generally of a rooted hospitality for social integration looking beyond the basic primary needs response
  • To establish a social, working and housing Inclusion Model that considers potential, interests and expectations of unaccompanied migrant minors in the city of Palermo, based on two pillars: the promotion of a network of inter-institutional actors and the definition of individual inclusion paths

  • Education and schooling (Italian language lessons, diploma exams’ preparation courses, orientation for educational and professionalising offers available in the territory)
  • Recreational workshops (theatre, sports, buddy moments of aggregation with peers, etc.)
  • Vocational counselling (information and guidance to residential services; definition of professional skills and aspirations starting from their migration experience; portfolio and curriculum vitae composition; accompaniment to the workplace; in-service training and placement inclusion – curricular and extracurricular programmes at work)

  • The ‘Harraga Facility’: half house, half hostel – offering also work opportunities
  • Work placements, integrated into a wider vocational orientation, target oriented for both, individuals and groups
  • ‘Harraga e-Platform’ for sharing, monitoring and tracing of individual inclusion paths, exchange of methodologies and identification of skill-enhancing-tools that promote continuity in inclusion paths (formalise and share experiences)

  • Coordinator: CIAI – Centro Italiano Aiuti all’Infanzia Onlus
  • Municipality of Palermo – Department of Social Citizenship
  • Associazione Santa Chiara
  • Cooperativa Libera…mente
  • CPIA Palermo 1
  • Libera Palermo
  • Nottedoro
  • SEND
  • CESIE

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 13/03/2017 – 13/09/2019
Istitution of reference: NEVER ALONE, per un domani possibile. Reception and welcome of unaccompanied minors and young people arriving alone to Italy [promoted by Fondazione Cariplo, Compagnia di San Paolo, Foundation with the South, Enel Cuore, CRT Foundation, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena] and supported by Posteinsieme Onlus, Soliditas Social Innovation and Altran

Contact: CESIE: tiziana.giordano@cesie.org

www.non6solo.it/ragazziharraga


PRO.V.A.C.I – Volunteers’ profiles in Learning for Inclusion Skills

PRO.V.A.C.I – Volunteers’ profiles in Learning for Inclusion Skills

PRO.V.A.C.I – Volunteers’ profiles in Learning for Inclusion Skills

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contatti

  • To encourage specific volunteering actions in response to two very critical areas of the City of Palermo, educational poverty and the reception of migrants
  • To create a system for research, allocation and quality enhancement of volunteering services
  • To foster the cooperation among organisations and profiled volunteers according to specific skills

  • Mapping of organisations interested in offering volunteering experiences
  • Organising Focus-groups with leading organisations in analysing skills and competences as required by volunteers willing to be involved in volunteering pathways
  • Developing a platform for mapping, recruiting and matching between organisations and volunteers
  • Offering training pathways for host organisations and volunteers on different project areas
  • Providing assessment paths and recognition of acquired skills
  • Campaigning and awareness raising events for active citizenship: “Festival of participation” and “Citizens in Movement”

  • Online platform www.provaci.org as virtual place for accreditation of organisations and volunteers, allowing precise matching between volunteering and demand. The platform also allows the circulation and exchange of ideas and good practices related to the world of collaborative economics
  • Set of materials and training activities for organisations and future volunteers in the field of educational poverty and migrant reception
  • 100 activated and complete profile match between organisations/service providers and volunteers
  • 50 active Action-Support-Groups
  • 100 Skills booklets, certification templates and volunteers’ skills recognition

  • Coordinator: Per Esempio
  • ASCC – Associazione Siciliana Consumo Consapevole
  • Municipality of Palermo – Department for Participation and Mobility
  • Libera, Palermo
  • SEND
  • University of Palermo – Department of Psychological, Pedagogical and Training Sciences
  • CESIE

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 13/02/2017 – 13/08/2018

Institution of reference: Fondazione CON IL SUD, WITH PARTICIPATION OF THE SOUTH – The Volunteering Promotion Initiative

Contact: CESIE: tiziana.giordano@cesie.org


ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster networking, knowledge, experience-sharing among social workers, trainers, intercultural mediators and key stakeholders to strengthen resources supporting integration of migrant women and their access to work and development of entrepreneurial initiatives
  • To promote the social and entrepreneurial capacities of migrant women through development and exploitation of food-related knowledge and skills that provide possibilities for income-generating activities
  • To stimulate development and implementation of economically sustainable food-related innovative business ideas as a vehicle to promote mutual learning between the culture of migrant women and the one of the welcoming communities
  • To foster intercultural dialogue and a culture of welcoming communities in partners’ countries to reduce social exclusion of migrants and contribute to their better integration

  • Researching of quantitative and qualitative data collection on migrant women’s social, economic, learning needs, and analysis of business climate and preconditions for food-related business establishment
  • Offering international Training Course for 18 social workers/trainers/intercultural mediators
  • Implementing 20 Local Workshops to 12-15 migrant women per country on (I) development of personal and soft skills; (II) entrepreneurial education, entrepreneurial culture, entrepreneurial civil education; (III) visits to migrant-led enterprises and meetings with successful migrant entrepreneurs
  • Producing a toolkit for organizations promoting economically sustainable food-related innovative business ideas and cultural initiatives, the “Appetite for Enterprise” Toolkit

  • State of the Art Report composed of (i) Assessment of migrant women’s social, economic, learning needs, (ii) Analysis of business climate for food-related business establishment for migrant women – challenges and opportunities
  • Focus Groups, local Workshops and International Training Courses
  • nformal Network of Migrant Organisations, social workers, trainers, intercultural mediators, social partners and stakeholders, and migrant entrepreneurs
  • Local Enterprise Events (1 per country) to showcase business concepts to local audiences and stakeholders
  • “APPETITE for ENTERPRISE” Toolkit

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Four Elements (Greece)
  • Verein Niedersächsischer Bildungsinitiativen e.V. (Germany)
  • Elan Interculturel (France)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)
  • Folkuniversitetet, Stiftelsen kursverksamheten vid Uppsala Universitet (Sweden)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2017 – 31/01/2019

DG of reference: DG Home Affairs – Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), Priority 1: foster integration of migrant women

Contact: CESIE: stefania.zanna@cesie.org


REST – Refugee Employment Support and Training

REST – Refugee Employment Support and Training

REST – Refugee Employment Support and Training

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To contribute to the efficient management of migration flows and the implementation, strengthening and development of a common Union approach to asylum and immigration
  • To integrate refugees at the workplace considering European employers need practical and direct support that responds to the uncertainties related to their legal, social and working status, as well as to intercultural and psycho-social issues
  • To prepare employers for integrating refugees whose legal status has been officially clarified and who have official permission to work
  • To implement concrete initiatives that aim at facilitating the access to work of migrants

  • Desk research, online survey and qualitative interviews for concrete training and support needs of key staff
  • Developing curriculum for a modular, blended learning programme for responsible persons in enterprises
  • Engaging of at least 50 SMEs in each partner country
  • Modules and course delivery in face-to-face, practice and via web-based units on the REST platform
  • Mainstreaming the REST strategy to establish key messages, future utilisation and exploitation

  • The REST Level_5 validation methodology and validation system for competences
  • REST e-Platform: learning and teaching materials (local and European courses) and REST Community Space
  • REST Training tailored for SMEs responsible persons
  • REST Manual and Good practices

  • Coordinator: Landkreis Kassel (Germany)
  • Die Berater Unternehmensberatungs GmbH (Austria)
  • Blinc e.g. (Germany)
  • ADICE – Association pour le développement des initiatives citoyennes et européennes (France)
  • Four Elements (Greece)
  • Catro (Bulgaria)
  • Syrian Forum Austria (Austria)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2016 – 30/09/2018

DG of reference: DG Home Affairs – Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF)

Contact: CESIE: rita.quisillo@cesie.org

www.rest-eu.org


CONVEY – Counteracting sexual violence and harassment: Engaging Youth in schools in digital education on gender stereotyping

CONVEY – Counteracting sexual violence and harassment: Engaging Youth in schools in digital education on gender stereotyping

CONVEY – Counteracting sexual violence and harassment: Engaging Youth in schools in digital education on gender stereotyping

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop peer-to-peer approaches to education and awareness-raising on sexual violence and harassment against women by training young people on the effects of gender stereotyping and sexualisation in digital media
  • To educate and contribute to behavioural change of young people in the field of sexual violence, harassment and gender stereotyping by developing an educational simulation game and a pilot creative programme of gender equality and sexual education, critical digital media literacy
  • To foster the respect of women’s rights and dignity in schools through a train-the-trainer programme for teachers on the prevention of gender stereotyping and sexualisation in the digital society

  • Involvement of 14-18 year-olds as peer consultants to provide inputs and feedback to the development of the CONVEY online simulation game
  • Establishment of an adult expert consulting group integrating professional external knowledge and experiences in the delivering of project’s activities
  • Creation of an online simulation game (and linked training materials) as educational tool to awareness raising and prevention against sexual violence and harassment
  • Organising workshops for teachers and educators by empowering with knowledge and tools to become trainers with innovative approaches on project’s sensitive issues
  • Developing a social media campaign against sexual violence & sexual harassment

  • Videos with testimonials on sexual harassment and sexual violence as experienced by sexual violence survivors
  • CONVEY Online simulation Game and UserManual
  • CONVEY Pilot Programme: Train-the-Trainers (ToT) workshops and Training Kit for teachers; local workshops for young people
  • Policy Recommendations for key educational and policy stakeholders
  • CONVEY Social Awareness Campaign against sexual violence and sexual harassment
  • Research report on CONVEY behavioural change effect on young people
  • Final local seminars and transnational conference

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Gender Alternatives Foundation (Bulgaria)
  • “Hope For Children” UNCRC Policy Center (Cyprus)
  • The Smile of the Child (Greece)
  • Sexual Violence Centre Cork (Ireland)
  • Westminster City Council (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 28/02/2019

DG of reference: DG JUST Directorate D: Equality Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme – Action Grants to support transnational projects to combat sexual harassment and sexual violence against women and girls

Contact: CESIE: noemi.deluca@cesie.org

www.conveyproject.eu


Journeys

Journeys

Journeys

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To help refugees and migrants to socialise and express themselves without necessarily speaking the host country language
  • To give EU citizens the opportunity to discover, learn from and understand the values and cultures of refugees and migrants and rediscover and enrich their own
  • To offer the possibility of collaboration with organisations in other sectors in order to stimulate a more comprehensive, rapid, effective and long-term response to this global challenge

  • Directly engaging and involving refugees and asylum seekers in each of the locations in the creation of artistic works for presentation in the project (Container Theatre/Film)
  • Comprehensively championing the project activity to refugee and asylum seeker groups in order to involve people as audiences and as contributors to debate in the press and media and in seminar delivery. This contributes to ongoing cultural audience development in each location
  • Substantially raising the profile of the refugee experience through the presentation of artwork in accessible, highly visible and high profile locations, with work that will touch, intrigue, inspire and challenge a broad cross section of the local population
  • Showcasing and co-creation of cultural and/or audiovisual works across Europe
  • Identifying refugee artists to support and commission through the project, enabling distilled experiences to be shared through art and the effective expression of different refugee perspectives and experiences

  • Look-Up is a high profile outdoor art exhibition presenting visual art work from refugee artists on a large canvas in each city;
  • The Container Project involves creation of pop-up theatre performances and the making and screening of short new moving image productions to share refugee stories;
  • Journeys Seminars bring together artists, with refugee support groups and the wider public, to explore ideas and issues arising from the arts activity and its themes.

  • Coordinator: ArtReach (United Kingdom)
  • The Hamburg Altonale (Germany)
  • Explora (Italy)
  • CESIE (Italy)Associated partners:
  • Trafo (Budapest)
  •  City of Rieti (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Dates of project: 01/06/2016 – 31/12/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Executive Agency – Creative Europe CULTURE: Cross Sectoral Strand– Refugee Integration Projects

Contact: CESIE daria.labarbera@cesie.org

www.journeysfestival.com/journeys #JOURNEYSEurope