Care for Change Training Course Testimonials

Care for Change was an Erasmus+ training course about the topic of conflict transformation through NVC and embodiment. Here's what one of the participants we sent, Anabelle Moghadam, shares about her experience. I am thrilled to share my experience with this one-week project, which exceeded my expectations in terms of depth and engagement with the topic.  The title "Care for Change" truly resonated with me from the beginning, reading the infopack, and when actually there I was deeply moved by how the trainers embodied the principles of nonviolence with such authenticity. Their genuine commitment set the tone and created an atmosphere that allowed our group to make remarkable progress in understanding and making the first steps in applying NVC skills in such a short time. What stood…

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EuroYouthVoice Erasmus+ Project Testimonials

The participants representing Bulgaria and Zarika Association returned from the EuroYouthVoice youth exchange in Latvia, which took place between April 2 and April 10, 2024. The EuroYouthVoice project aims to resume young people's interest in civil and democratic processes in Europe, which leads to an awareness of the importance of participating in the European elections in 2024 and its promotion in their communities. As a result of their participation, young people have created the Instagram page @evrofen, where they explain European political processes in an accessible language. Follow them! We asked the participants for reviews of their project experience, here are their answers. How would you describe your 3 -word experience? Nikola: fun, instructive, adventure Gabriela: growth, fun, unforgettable Valentin: unforgettable, fun, memorable Svetoslav: interesting, exciting, memorable…

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RiseUpEU Erasmus+ Project Testimonials

Our team representing Bulgaria is back from an exciting project in Cuevas Bajas, Malaga, Spain! RiseUpEU: Empowering Youth Voices in EU Elections. The youth exchange took place between March 21 and 29, 2024. This project focused on the topics of European elections, voting, active citizenship, which brought together young people from Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Slovakia and Spain! Let's read the feedback and impressions of our participants: Emil: My experience at the Erasmus+ project was enriching and educational. I got more familiar with voting, campaigns, and elections. I met new people and got to know them better. Last but not least, I put my English in use, which was my main point of the project. Hristiyan: My experience at this project was also great. I stroke up…

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Re-Think Training Course in Strasbourg, France

An interview with Vessy's and Emily's impressions of the training course for youth worker To begin, I am going to let you know some dry information, and I apologize for that. In the period of 17th to 22nd of April, a training course called Re-Think organized by Youth Express Network took place in Strasbourg to spread information about youth workers and how to help people from disadvantaged areas. The course was financed by Erasmus+ and European Youth Foundation programs. In this training course, two members of our organization participated there - Blagovesta Kotselova and Emili-Slava Petrova. Today I interviewing them, they are going to answer some of my questions, and to make it easier for both readers and the writer, I am going to use their nicknames…

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ImproWaves: From Seaweed through Living Picture to the Worst Performer

A recap by Petya on ImproWaves E+ training course in Gran Canaria, Spain The ImproWaves project in Gran Canaria inspired a lot of activities related to the sea. We started the first day and ended the last by the sea, but the difference in the group couldn't be bigger between those days. During the program, I was working on getting to know myself, my needs, and my body better. By putting the focus inside I could feel and get deeper into the person I am and see what I was happy about and what I wanted to improve. I decided on which characteristics related to a successful improvised I would like to focus on not just when being a creator, but also in every other aspect of…

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How to Spot Fake News?

A practical guide and infographic on spotting fake news and fallacies online We live in times when critical thinking is crucial. Overwhelmed with so much information online, how can we recognize fake news? We wanted to share this infographic that one of our partners shared with us. It is a nice short version of approaches and strategies we can use to work with news pieces we consume. So, how to spot fake news? Consider the source - click around the website, read more from it, and find out about its mission and contact info. Read beyond - beyond the clickbait-y headlines there might be a whole lot more to the story. Can you find the whole story? Check the author - do a search on the author,…

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