Creativity and active citizenship: new I Giovani Parlano con l’Europa comic workshops
We are ready to run a new series of Europa e Nuvole workshops, promoted in the frame of I Giovani Parlano con l’Europa.
Creating a comic book story through mutual exchange is the aim of one of the activities of I Giovani Parlano con l’Europa’ project. Several young people from different parts of the world have met and will meet, to discuss issues related to active citizenship and to start the creation of a comic strip.
The 2nd laboratory “Europa e Nuvole” was realized at CESIE during the months of May, June and July 2018. In the previous meetings, all the participants was a strong sense of belonging and respect. Together they imagined their ideal city, a clean city that can offer more and more services and activities to young people, where all together they can share their passions and help to make it better.
The workshop aimed at young people aged 16 to 25, who live in the city of Palermo, promotes exchange and sharing by strengthening their transversal skills
The third workshop of active citizenship and comics will be held at CESIE in via Roma 94, Palermo, from 15:00 to 18:00, according to the following schedule:
– First meeting: Thursday October 25th, 2018;
– Second meeting: Monday, October 29th2018;
– Third meeting: Thursday, November 8th2018;
– Fourth meeting: Thursday, November15th,2018;
-Fifth meeting: Thursday, November 22nd 2018;
The workshop will involve new young people to discuss the issues of active citizenship and to experiment with the techniques of comics.
The challenges of these young people will be to confront each other both, contributing to the creation of a comic strip that is the result of feelings, opinions and reflections. Participants will discuss what it means to live in Palermo, what difficulties and opportunities the city has and especially what can be done to improve its territory and feel like an active citizen.
Experts alternating moments dedicated to drawing techniques and non-formal educational activities aimed at strengthening the group and creating a climate of mutual trust and exchange organize the meetings.
The young participants will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the course.
About the project
I Giovani Parlano con l’Europa is co-funded by “Giovani per il Sociale”, an initiative promoted by the Department of Youth and National Civic Service – Presidency of the Council of Ministers (Italy)