During the last few days, some 90 children from the Alternative Education Club took part in sports events organized by the Romanian Football Federation (RFF) in partnership with Policy Center for Roma and Minorities, within the framework of the UEFA Respect campaign. On June 1, the two football teams from
Policy Center for Roma and Minorities partner Asociația Ovidiu Rom has launched a new component of its Each Child in Kindergarten project. In 2012, the organization is organizing a public information campaign on the importance of early education and the impact of a child’s first years of life on that
REACT (Responsibility, Empowerment, Activism, Citizenship, Transparency) is a pilot awareness raising campaign supported by the European Commission focused on the active citizenship of Roma and non-Roma developed by three NGOs in Romania, Bulgaria and Albania under the umbrella of the European Roma Grassroots Organisation Network (ERGO).
Recently, Romania has witnessed a major increase in racist behaviour and violence in football stadiums across the country. Initially, little public concern was raised over this, but more recently new legal ramifications have produced a situation in which racism is actively condemned and football clubs can be fined for the behaviour of their fans during matches. Our organisation thinks that it is crucial to stand up and stand out when it comes to these kinds of issues.
The “Read with Me!” campaign has held a series of 18 events as we organised reading sessions throughout Bucharest and the country. One of the favourite stories read to the children was “Ca sarea în bucate,” a story that has a powerful anti-discrimination message