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June 2010 – Pan-European Coordination of Roma Integration Methods – Information and Awareness. Raising – Come with us and be the change!

Project Name: Pan-European Coordination of Roma Integration Methods – Information and Awareness Raising – Come with us and be the change!
Financer: European Commission – Directorate General for Regional Policy
Partners:
  • European Roma Grassroots Organization Network (ERGO)
  • Policy Center for Roma and Minorities
Implementation time frame: June 2010 – December 2011
Budget: Total budget – 1000000 EUR; Budget handled by PCRM – 327500 EUR
Objectives:
  • To achieve a change of awareness and attitude among Roma and non-Roma population through
    coordinated campaign activities
  • To enhance political will for change through advocacy campaign activities addressed to politicians
    and governmental institutions
  • To combat the negative attitudes against Roma at national level through alternative education for
    Roma and non-Roma children from disadvantaged community (Ferentari neighborhood, Bucharest)
  • To promote sports as an instrument by combating negative attitudes, racism and stereotypes against
    Roma
Results:
  • 300 Roma and non-Roma children benefited of remedial and non-formal education in the Alternative
    Education Club
  • A documentary movie about Roma and non-Roma children living in harsh conditions in the ghetto type
    community of Ferentari – produced and directed by Alexander Nanau
  • A national and European awareness campaign on combating the negative attitudes, racism and violence
    on football stadiums (in cooperation with the Romanian Football Federation –
    http://www.frf.ro/content/iubeste-fotbalul-nu-urii)

Pan-European Coordination