- Promote common spaces as effective tool for fighting discrimination.
- Face stereotypes and discrimination practices enhancing positive images of both parts.
- Challenge the symbolic boundaries.
- Empower personal and collective identities of Roma people for acquiring skills to claim their rights as citizens.
- Contribute to the improvement of national Roma Integration (and EU) strategies.
- Documentation of particularities, exchange of practices among the partners, and developing applicable tools for use by EU on similar issues.
- Mapping the situation in each country.
- Exploring good practices.
- Creating common spaces of equal participation between:
- Young Roma/police, Media.
- Roma young prisoners/police, prospective teachers.
- Roma and non-Roma families.
- Create a website and a platform.
- Create through the common spaces with media and Roma a manifesto on avoiding reproducing stereotypes of Roma.
Type and number of persons benefiting from the project
30 Academia, 45 anti-discrimination experts, 60, educational staff, 3000 general public, 30 journalists/media, 60 law enforcement authorities, 60 local authorities, 30 national policy makers, 30 NGOs, 60 prisoners, 45 Roma and 300 students.
- Mitigate the gap between Roma and non-Roma.
- Contribute in greater awareness of the society for behavior non-discriminatory.
- Development of citizenship and the reduction of Juvenile delinquency for young Roma.
- Create opportunities of equal participation in future activities and thus increase employability of Roma.
- Suggest an effective model of good practices applicable in European countries dealing with similar issues.
- Change media posture on the reproduction of Roma stereotypes.
Type and number of deliverables to be produced
6 murals, 1 film (subtitled or translated in each language), 1 website, 1 online platform, 6 reports, 13 meetings (3 reports), 3 data collection (3 survey reports), 4 newsletters, 3 manifesto, 39 training sessions, 97 workshops (32 in each country plus 1 Romania), 8 roundtables (6 reports), 6 conferences (6 minutes/reports), 9 celebration events (1×3 celebration event, 2X3 performance in the prison), 6 training modules, 1 handbook for policy officers (translated in each language).