In today’s world, contemporary forms of racism and racial discrimination are complex and worrying. In Europe, these issues are increasingly at the center of political and social concerns. Recent studies have shown that racial discrimination is widespread all over Europe. Bearing that in mind, better access to information about racism and suggestions on how to encounter it seem to be an area where improvement is needed. Also, youths aim to nurture a participatory environment where they can independently and actively implement social change, through participatory activities. As such, young European citizens are considered important contributors and co-constructors of a more united society. That’s where the STOP-RACISM project aims to help, targeting that young groups, to educate them about the dangers of racism while also providing the skills needed to help the minority groups who have been victims of racism. The main objective of the project STOP-RACISM is to promote tolerance, respect for diversity, and non-discrimination among young people. The project is aiming to raise awareness among young people about the dangers of racism and prejudice and encourage them to stand up against discrimination and hatred. The project will also work to support young people from minority groups who have been/are victims of racism.
The STOP-RACISM methodology expects to encourage young people to contribute to society by upgrading their social status and moral values. More specifically, it is designed with the ambition to instil in young people a sense of multicultural identity, to enhance their self-confidence and self-awareness, and to train them to become more motivated and knowledgeable in order to eliminate discrimination, intolerance, hatred and racism. The impact on other stakeholders is expected to be innovative training practices, reinforcement of the importance of intercultural literacy, and more sophisticated communication methodologies. The impact of the project on the participating organisations is to strengthen their skills and competences, develop and broaden cooperative relationships at European level, understand the challenges and problems that the project aims to address, transfer good practices, knowledge and experiences and train the capacity to learn new methods and strategies for project approach.
Innovation Hive is the Quality Assurance & Evaluation leader of the project. The organisation also leads the WP3: Intercultural literacy planning & training curriculum. Specifically, this work package is about the development of a training program and training material, which goal is to provide educational materials for young people’s growth that will increase their anti-racist conduct. It will equip them with all the necessary skills for the promotion of education, values and the acceptance of diversity.
Project Name: STOP-RACISM: A JOURNEY TOWARDS INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
Project ID: 2022-2-DK01-KA220-YOU-000101614
Start Date: 01/06/2023
End Date: 31/05/2025
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