CEPS PROJECTES SOCIALS has designed, implemented, justified and transferred international projects (mainly EU co financed) in the fields of expertise: the fight against discrimination and social exclusion, equal opportunities, training, development of local policies, and innovation in the social field.
In any case, international projects are perceived and experienced as a twofold track: on one hand, they are a source of networking, innovation, knowledge and action, and on the other hand they promote bottom up approaches, letting the voices of the field be heard by bigger institutions.
Some international projects:
#INTEGRAeu Turning 18 years old is a milestone for a young person. Emotionally, interpersonally and psychologically, however, the transition to adulthood starts long before, and can be prolonged to early or late twenties. Early adulthood involves identity exploration periods, “trying out various life possibilities” towards own volition, “gradually moving towards making enduring decisions” (Arnett, 2000), this is a normal and desirable process. The success of the transition to adulthood highly depends on the connection and supportive guidance of an adult…Read More »
“We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.” (Max de Pree) As the recent European political scene testifies, there is an on-going trend of the nationalistic and xenophobic atmosphere within the EU societies, which is undoubtedly being reinforced in the recent years, due to the large…Read More »
#YARIM – Youth and Religion in Social Mediation In light of the blatant progression of radicalisation and violent extremism across Europe over the past years this project aims at increasing the capabilities of youth actors to prevent the process of radicalisation in youth at risk. Factors leading to radicalisation have various origins and aspects, mainly linked to socio-economic, psychosocial, ideological and political variables. In order to curtail these processes, it is necessary to develop strong and lasting pushbacks. The YARIM…Read More »
Since the year 2000, Joan Pedregosa set up our European project area, with modesty and a lot of work creating synergies and contacts. After all these years a network of partners, experts and researchers has been built that have worked and work on projects that seek to develop methodologies that favor social change from the base. It is this legacy that he has left us and we continue with admiration and sadness. We miss him very much. * The title refers to…Read More »
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The “Igualtats Connectades (Connected Equalities): Interseccionality in local public plocies” project will explore the application of the intersectional approach in local public policies. Intersectionality has in fact been studied by universities and tested in one-off projects led by public administrations and civil society, but there is little experience of its practical implementation. This project will develop a pilot scheme to apply the intersectional perspective in the Terrassa City Council structure and activities, in order to effectively implement the principle of…Read More »