How to "skill up" your future? On Saturday, 3 June 2017, from 11:30 to 16:00, our project Skill Up! hosted its second workshop at the Impact Hub Bergen, a home for creative minds and social entrepreneurs located in famous old-town neighborhood Bryggen . With the help and support of process leader and facilitator Silje Grastveit, FutureLabber Stine … Continue reading Behind the scenes: Skill Up! Workshop in Bergen
How to skill up your future? On Saturday, 29 April, 2017, from 10:30 to 14:30, the first workshop of FutureLab Europe's project Skill Up! took place in Athens at the Impact HUB Athens. Led by FutureLab Europe member Violetta Tsitsiliani, the workshop introduced the concept of social entrepreneurship to young immigrants and asylum seekers in Athens. With the objective … Continue reading Behind the scenes – Skill Up! in Athens
FutureLab Europe members have developed five projects that will be rolled out throughout 2017. Touching on European identity, equal opportunities and democratic values, the projects will be implemented on the local level in 11 countries, from Spain to Ukraine. With their trans-European outlook, the projects combine local civic engagement with heartfelt European citizenship. The results will be presented in our September Autumn Conference in Brussels.
Empowering refugee women to tell their stories, Letters to Europe – Female Refugees Telling Their Stories touches upon the topics of equal opportunities, European identity, and combatting stereotypes. The tri-national team will reach out to female refugees in Spain, Germany and the Netherlands to share their stories in a book with texts in the original language and an English … Continue reading Letters to Europe – Female Refugees Telling Their Stories
Skill Up! will foster equal opportunities for young people in Europe, through a series of social entrepreneurship workshops aimed at empowering young, vulnerable and marginalised groups in Greece and Norway. By bringing together young asylum seekers and unemployed immigrants with young professionals who have strong links to social entrepreneurship, the workshops will aim to increase their chances of … Continue reading Skill Up!