In just under a week’s time, we here at the You Are Welcome project will launch our local campaign in Dresden. Pertinent, current and interactive, it will help raise awareness of the problem of Hate Speech and stigmatisation in our society and be an active step towards combatting these issues. Hate Speech affects everyone, young, … Continue reading Join the Campaign against Hate Speech
You Are Welcome is all about deconstructing stereotypes and breaking down the barriers that separate refugees and immigrants from their new local communities and from carrying on with their lives. Being a refugee isn't a choice and its a label that is often the first and only thing people notice when they meet a refugee. … Continue reading Yusra Mardini, a young refugee, finds safety in her new home
From all at You Are Welcome, wherever you are, whatever you are doing today, we wish you a Happy Easter!
In November 2008 the Council of Europe launched a guide on Hate Speech with the aim of clarifying this concept. Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights says that “everyone has the right to freedom of expression”, including the “freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without … Continue reading Hate Speech. An old phenomenon, a relatively new term.
One of the most frequently asked questions on search engines. Do you want to help but don’t know how? There are a number of practical ways in which you can help refugees: (1) Donate Money :Refugee support organisations and networks have to feed, house, keep safe, legally process, clothe and occupy refugees and often rely on … Continue reading How can I help refugees?
We hear a lot about a refugee crisis and migration trends in Europe today, but sometimes its difficult to know what these terms actually means and news sources aren't always so clear about them either. The good news is that there is a lot of information out there, if you know where to look. This … Continue reading The basics about human movement, refugees and refugee law
EUROPEAN ACTION WEEK AGAINST RACISM 2018 This week, 17-25th March, is European Action Week Against Racism 2018. EAWAR is a week-long UNITED for Intercultural Action initiative during which we show that we will not tolerate racist and discriminatory attitudes and instead celebrate the diversity that so enriches European societies. This year the slogan is ‘Diversity – … Continue reading European Action Week Against Racism: How to get involved!
Racism is a problem that unfortunately still plagues European society today. Among the most regrettable and disheartening examples are, of course, the rise of extreme right wing parties, the growth of racist and neo-fascist attitudes and the stigmatisation and mistreatment of refugees and asylum seekers. However, many initiatives have been developed to combat the rise … Continue reading European Action Week Against Racism 2018
Have a look of what people think of each other when it comes to multicultural co-existing in their countries - our partner organizations in Germany and Denmark already finished the analysis of their survey's answers and put up first results!
Finally, all the weekend's happening from our 2nd Transnational Meeting are uploaded here on the project's website: THESSALONIKI! It's been a very valuable meeting of all the partner organizations! We got to know our new partner - CID from Macedonia, found out about the latest outcomes and events in each country and realized the implementation … Continue reading 2nd Transnational Meeting in Thessaloniki (Nov. 2017)