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August 2010 – Piloting Active Citizenship through Empowerment Youth Development and Good Governance Practices in Ferentari (Right PACE)

Project Name: Piloting Active Citizenship through Empowerment Youth Development and Good Governance Practices in Ferentari (Right PACE)
Financer: The Netherlands Embassy in Romania
Partners: Policy Center for Roma and Minorities
Implementation time frame: August 2010 – July 2011
Budget: 27500 EUR
Objectives:
  • Promoting non-formal education as an instrument for social inclusion and changing the negative
    attitudes towards the Roma minority
  • Conducting a research in order to have a better knowledge of the needs of the vulnerable community
    of Ferentari
  • Increasing the involvement of stakeholders in the social inclusion process
Results:
  • Expanding the Alternative Education Club existing in the elementary school no. 136 from the ghetto
    (Ferentari neighborhood, Bucharest) by supporting the specific activities dedicated to Roma and
    non-Roma children
  • Publishing a research about the vulnerable community – “Hidden communities – Ferentari”, coordinated
    by Florin Botonogu, Ed. Expert, 2011, Bucharest
  • Advocacy activities meant to connect the local public activities to the situation of the vulnerable
    community of Ferentari

Piloting Active Citizenship through Empowerment