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APV visit for youth exchange “Quest-the best!”

UPD: Due to Coronavirus pandemia youth exchange in Cyprus is postponed to September 29 – October 8, 2020 Very soon, at 20.-29.April in Agros (Cyprus) will take place the first youth exchange in the frame of Erasmus+ project “Quest of the best!”. In order to do everything successfully, in an efficient and effective way, the group leaders and their assistants

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Antixenophobic creativity – meet at February 20

The time has come for a new big meeting.  We invite everyone to whom our Latvia is not indifferent.  Who wants to see her beautiful, happy and successful country.  We will talk about the problem of xenophobia in our country.  We will say that fear and aggression are out of date, in the modern global world, effectiveness and success brings

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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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