Interviews

Maria Lucuy - Photo: Joan Rosinach

Maria Lucuy: “The concept of violence has expanded in the minds of Bolivian youths”

We engage in a conversation with the woman in charge of the educational programmes at CEMSE, a Bolivian organization that, together with other organizations, has set up a pioneering project to prevent violence in classrooms.

Eduard Vallory

“The biggest risk that scouting faces is to believe that what we do is what we are”, Eduard Vallory

Do scout groups educate? Do they indoctrinate? Are scout groups a space for the upper and middle classes and are they unable to accommodate families living in less favourable social and economic situations? The expert in education Eduard Vallory goes through the current challenges of scouting.

Isabel Baixeras, the legal expert who drafted the injunction

Isabel Baixeras: “We are the first European nonprofit organisation to denounce the failure to comply with the commitment to receive refugees”

Stop Mare Mortum, and Isabel Baixeras at the helm, demands that the Spanish Government adopts precautionary measures to guarantee the relocations imposed from Brussels before the month of September.

Jose Peñín, Communications Manager of SOS Racisme Catalunya. Photo: Youtube

Jose Peñín: “The rise in populist and xenophobic speeches is instigating discriminatory attitudes”

SOS Racisme Catalunya takes care of the people who experience racism and helps them to report those situations with campaigns aimed at generating awareness.

Jelen Amador / Photo: Gencat

Jelen Amador: “You end up believing that going to university will make you less Roma”

Jelen Amador, a 27-year-old PhD student, is a member of the Drom association, aiming to promote access to university for the Roma community by giving informative sessions in high schools.

Two volunteers from Fundació Enllaç / Photo: Fundació Enllaç

Alejandro San Rafael: “Society makes invisible dependent people in the LGBTI community”

The Administration Officer from the Fundació Enllaç tells us about the organisation’s task in raising awareness among the population of the situation lived by elderly people or those facing the risk of exclusion in the LGBTI community.

Manuel Fernández Echepares, president of CampusRom / Photo: CampusRom

Manuel Fernández: "If we continue to segregate Roma students, it will be much more difficult for them to access university"

Since last summer, Roma people trying to access higher education have a mutual support network: CampusRom. We interview the network’s president, Manual Fernández Echepares.

David Forniès, head of Knowledge at CIEMEN. Photo: CIEMEN

David Forniès: “Stateless peoples continue to suffer the negation of rights, discrimination and even violence”

CIEMEN works to raise awareness and promote the Catalan national reality in the world, to spread knowledge about stateless peoples and also to defend their rights.

Fèlix Casanellas, winner of the m4Social Inclusive Housing Challenge.

Fèlix Casanellas: “Technology must solve people’s problems”

Nonius is a technological solution project conceived by Fèlix Casanellas, who won the m4Social Inclusive Housing Challenge. In this interview he tells us about the project and his views on how technology can help society.

Entrance to the cinema / Photo: Zumzeig Cinecooperativa

“Our activism focuses on being a window to productions that widen our vision to other realities”

In the neighbourhood of Sants in Barcelona, Zumzeig cinema offers a broad and committed programme in a space for reflexion and sharing. They explain this in this interview.

Baiba Plume in the middle. Photo: Twitter

Baiba Plume: “We are the only charity in the UK to fund research in more than 200 cancers”

She is the Internal Communications and PR Manager for Cancer Research UK charity shops. In this interview, Plume explains the work done in order to fund research in this disease.

Sergei Stroitelev. Photo: Facebook

Sergei Stroitelev: “I am convinced that social photography can change people lives by raising awareness”

The Russian photographer has won the 20th International Prize for Humanitarian Photography Luis Valtueña, organized every year by Doctors of the World. The winning project shows how terminally ill children try to survive every day in a hospice in Saint Petersburg.

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