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Engelsiz Harita için Gönüllü Ol/ Be Volunteer for Accessible Map
Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2016 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The Project " Engelsiz Harita için Gönüllü Ol/ Be Volunteer for Accessible Map " will be carried out in January 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016 Activities of the project will take place between May 13, 2015 and May 20, 2016 with 38 youth. Participants who come from 7 different countries (Turkey, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Bulgaria, Macedonia,) are going to have responsibilities in the project and come from will be located in the project. As we are Group of ITU JFK organized training and workshops with 2 trainers and average 25 participants per trainning in different universities which are ITU Maslak Campus,Yildiz Technical University Campus,Selcuk University Keykubat Campus and Maltepe Üniveritesinde Marmara Education Village.During these training and workshops,we create campus map with students who were participated in these training and workshops and then we share these maps with all word within OpenStreetMap. We would like to use our all experience with our volunteers to create Accessible Map with providing youth participation.ITU JFK capability of Free and Open Source Software and promote to social responsibility project through our specialities. In the project scope,workshop activities and cultural tours and visionary project performances/workshop activities.The project is going to take place İstanbul which is the largest city in Turkey, constituting the country's economic, cultural, and historical heart. With a population of 14.1 million, the city forms one of the largest urban agglomerations in Europe.Participants; improvement of young people -chosen among disadvantaged youngsters whose financial condition isn't good, who are disabled, who are exposed to family violence or who have grown up in orphanages, who have never been to abroad- that have been successful in educational life.Barriers in public environments constantly prevent mobility-impaired people from free movement and participation.The aim of project to create map which is show information on the accessibility of public places (Public transport Hospital,Spor Center,Cafe,Restaurant,Shopping Center) with OpenStreetMap,to increase social interaction and mobility of disadvantageous youngsters and to contribute entegration of disabled people to social life.During project,participants will have workshop with non formal education methods about accessiblity of people who have disabililty.The main activities are creating accessible map,Feel an empathy with disabled people:All of Us are Disabled,Visiting Rehabilitation Center for Person with Disabilities,Coffe Talks " disabled role model and making ramps workshop.Created accessible map will be published on internet with user also prepared report will be sent to related are of govermant adn municipality.

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