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How we can learn with quest games? Erasmus+ youth exchange

What is the quest? Can it learn something? We believe that non-formal learning methods can be very effective in the study of important social problems through the prism of non-standard work. This helps to reveal critical thinking, to see the situation from the unusual parties and to perform together the whole picture. Quest games are one of the interesting ways

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xeNOphobia 2.0 – Solidarity project against xenophobia

After finalizing our first Solidarity project Discussion club “xeNOphobia” we understood that topic of xenophobia and discrimination is very actual in Latvian society. We are planning to continue to inform people about this topic and together create different ways to overcome xenophobia. From January 1, 2020 we are started new Solidarity project “xeNOphobia 2.0”. Open discussions and creative workshops will

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“MandarineLand 2019”: 10 Christmas events created by volunteers for 429 children from disadvantaged families and orphanages

You know that magic only exists when you believe in it? 🎄In the MandariniaLand all believes in magic – both adults and children. Even those children who in ordinary life often see not the wonders, but quite the contrary – weekdays many of them are much tougher and harder than ours. This project is exactly form them, and Mandarinialand every

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8 ways to overcome xenophobia

Xenophobia is the fear and stigmatization of foreigners. People who look different, speak a different language, or have different customs can appear threatening to those who are used to only one particular ethnic group, lifestyle or set of behaviors.[1] But xenophobia can be overcome, and you can take it on either directly or through community engagement and political action. 1.Celebrate local communities Show your

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Challenge Diversity (Georgia, 16-22 Nov 2019)

In November 16-23, 2019, 42 participants from six countries: Georgia, Hungary, Armenia, Italy, Ukraine, Latvia had a unique chance to participate in the Erasmus+ youth exchange project “Challenge diversity” organised by Civil Development and Research Institute and Youth Bridges Budapest. The project took place in Tbilisi, Georgia. The main goal of  “Challenge Diversity” was to make youngsters of various cultural,

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Solidarity project: Discussion club “xeNOphobia” is successfully finished

Within the framework of the European Union Solidarity Corps, the XeNOphobia Discussion Club project was launched, which calls on indifferent people to unite against xenophobia and discrimination and learn to find commonalities rather than differences that can divide. Project was implemented during 6 months from May 1 till October 31, 2019. Once a month for 6 months, active volunteers from

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