Voluntary Engagement Against Prejudices
Start date: Aug 19, 2015,
End date: Dec 18, 2015
"VEAP: Voulntary Engangement Against Prejudices" is a cultural excange project, organized by the association Alternativa Mante, that is included in Key Action 1 of Erasmus+ programa, that will performe in Palermo since 3 to 12 November 2015 .With "VEAP" project, the association Alternativa Mente propose an activity period of cohesion and social promotion, to in order to reduce the distance culturare, now more than ever perceived and expanded by the world of the mass media and public opinions among European citizens from different parts of the continent. Also among young Europeans there is a lack of engagement towards voluntary activities and social promotion. Through "VEAP" The association aims to promote and enhance the development of a shared European citizenship, the result of integration between the different cultures involved, from different areas of the continent. It also intends to increase the level of social cohesion between these citizens and commitment to volunteering activities and / or socially useful, not only conducive to the development of the individual, but the development of the community The planned activities will consist of both meetings and thematic workshops on volunteering and European citizenship, but also in real socially useful activities, destined to the local context and the city of Palermo, where cooperation and sharing of work will allow overcoming of stereotypes and prejudices and openness to "the other."
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