Dreaming out load will encourage European youth to raise their voice and DREAM about a different Europe, more inclusive, more tolerant and respecting the Human Rights and commitment regarding refugee population arriving to our borders. The goal is to generate positive messages to be disseminated and political proposals for a respectful and coherent coexistence among European citizenship and the “newcomers” (refugees and migrants).
This proposal will train youth workers in diverse aspects with innovative methods:
• social awareness and breaking down of stereotypes (innovative method The BOX)
• Design of positive messages to face this Migration Crisis and promote hosting processes (No
Hate Speech content and dissemination campaign)
• Generation of proposals to implicate local, regional and national governments in a most inclusive Europe (Advocacy: debate tables’ innovative method)
Main topics: social awareness, active participation and citizenship, solidarity, creativity, critical thinking, youth initiative, digital albafetization, social and political advocacy.
- Training in Valencia (February 2017)
4 youth workers of USB traveled to Valencia to be trained on Social Entrepreneurship applied to labour
inclusion of youth. Methods of social campaigning were used, so that participants can replicate them in their countries.
- Labs in USB office (March-April 2017)
Based on the training that 4 youth workers of USB took part, they organized a 2 day workshop in Greece that trained another 20 more youth workers on media, social media and campaign methods on how to use them to aware about discrimination and social injustice.
- Online campaign in Greece (April to June 2017)
Based on the methodology they were trained, the 30 youth workers created an online campaign with the name “Haters are gonna change” where they shared memes, videos, songs, info graphics about discrimination and awarded more than 500 followers.
- Progress report (August 2017)
USB was also in charge of coordinating all the partners for their campaigns and concluded the findings of the each partner into a guide on campaigning.