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Be an Active Citizen
Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The youth exchange “Be an Active Citizen!” will be organized in frames of action 1 Mobility of Education from "Erasmus +" Programme. In this project take part young people who would like to garner knowledge about being active and effective in their local societies. There will be a group of 36 young people and 6 leaders from Poland, Turkey, Lithuania, Romania, Italy and United Kingdom. The main aim of the project is to awake the resourcefulness and creativity and the ability to manage intercultural conflicts. We strongly believe that citizens can actively influence the way society is shaped in lots of different ways.The specific objective of this exchange programme is to increase the awareness about volunteering, helping run local organizations and about different ways of contributing to society. This exchange will help us expressing our ideas and beliefs through actions.The methods of our work will be workshops organized by volunteers of Positive Changes Association in cooperation with project’s partners and by invited trainer. Other important aspect is to improve personal abilities by learning how to prepare an innovative European CV and how to present our skills and qualifications effectively and clearly. We would like to focus on sharing our experience and promote advantages of being an active citizen in a local school in Poronin.We will work in small, mixed groups, and afterwards, the effects of work will be talked over together. We will also work altogether to prepare workshops “Be an Active Citizen” in a local school.The effect of the project will be promotion of the fact that citizens can actively influence their local societies and we will also increase our personal abilities and possibilities in the domain of being effective, speaking confidently in public and self-presentation.
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