Dates: February 28th - March 9th 2017
Main topics: + LGBTQIA issues, gender studies, self-awareness and personal growth, active citizenship, media
Place: Ommen, Netherlands
For whom: Young resident in Italy from 18 to 30 years.
With whom: 45 participants from Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Netherlands, Romania and Spain.
What is InterACTive Colors:
It's a youth exchange organized by Olde Vechte Foundation along with other partners from 8 different European countries, for Italy Vagamondo, and supported by a co-financing of the Erasmus Plus program that has as main objectives the ones to promote social inclusion of young LGBTQIA+ people in society and active citizenship. The exchange is part of Active Rainbow a long-term project and it's part of a series of three exchanges focused on gender studies and LGBTQIA + issues.
It 'a dynamic exchange on personal development where you will work with digital tools for the creation of an online platform and the production of educational videos about LGBTQIA + issues.
It is open for people aged 18 to 30 years, with the exception of the leader who has no age limit, who are able to communicate in simple English, interested in exploring their identity and personal expression, to know and to share good practices activities and initiatives in the promotion of 'inclusion of people LGBTQIA + in society, to work on personal growth, to increase their intercultural awareness, who are familiar with LGBTQIA+ issues and with the use of digital tools for creating multimedia contents or willing to learn more about it, highly motivated to actively participate in all phases of the project.
The exchange is based on non-formal education methodology (workshops, simulations, presentations, meetings, exercises, excursions, games, reflections ...)
The project consists of three phases: a part of preparation before departure (mainly online), the exchange and a part of post-exchange (evaluation, writing a testimony and the realization of an activity/action individual or in national group connected with the themes and objectives of the project).
It 'possible that the role of leader of the Italian group need to be reassigned, if interested contact us by email.
Costs and reimbursements:
Participation fee: 100 € (participation fees required by Olde Vechte and Vagamondo), the leader doesn't need to pay.
Travel: every participant and leader will receive 170€ as travel reimbursement, the choice and organization of the round-trip journey depend on the participants, supported by Vagamondo group.
All costs of accommodation, food and program activities are covered by the Erasmus Plus program funds.
Fill in the application form in English
The deadline for sending the application forms is Sunday 18th December 2016, by December 20th we will form the group of the Italian participants.
Procedure for the selection of participants: the candidates more eligible to participate (for personal reasons and objectives expressed in the application form) will be contacted for an interview via Skype, in which we will talk acout all practical and logistical aspects of the project, those concerning the contents and methods used and through which the participants will be chosen.
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