Helping to shape how and what is learned in schools is one of the goals of the local group in Ploiești, Romania. With this aim in mind, the group organised by the association “Un Strop de Fericire” has developed an extensive workshop programme.
The local group in Örebro, Sweden came together for a whole weekend. While working on their local action plan, they came up with a great idea: They want to create a website to help other young folks to find after school activities and hobby clubs.
“Do you know how many girls and young women are excluded from social life because of their menstruation?” asks the local group in Mrągowo, Poland. To initiate a discussion about this and to make a difference, the group built a dispenser for pads and tampons, installed it in the women’s restroom in their school, and published a video about it.
With a creative performance, the local group of Generation Europe – The Academy in Munich drew attention to an important issue: the Willow Project. This is a controversial project planned by the US oil company ConocoPhillips, which wants to drill for oil in northern Alaska. They plan to extract about 600 million barrels of oil, emitting enormous amounts of climate-damaging CO2 and endangering the nature and wildlife of Alaska.
On May 9th, SMouTh, the local project partner of Generation Europe – The Academy in Larissa, Greece, will host an event at the Diachronic Museum of Larissa. For the local group, the event is a valuable part of the concept development for their Generation Europe youth encounter.
The local group of Generation Europe – The Academy, organised by our project partner IRÈNIA in Barcelona, visited the department of education in Catalonia. There, the activists talked on the topic of well-being in education.
March was an active month for the local group in Tigru Mures, Romania. The group has chosen community building as the central task of its three-year work within Generation Europe – The Academy. Now it organised its second community action.
The local group in Zaragoza, Spain is working to bring together the different generations in their city. Now the young people have visited the Ozanam Perpetuo Socorro senior citizens’ residence again. This time, they brought tablets with cognitive stimulation apps adapted for the elderly.