Barcelona

‘Castellers del Poblesec’: a second family for migrants and expats

They exist since 1999 and they are a good example of integrating association, especially for migrants and expats.

3r International Congress on families and disability.   Source: DINCAT

III International Congress on families and disability

The event will take place in Barcelona, in the Faculty of Psychology of Blanquerna (Universitat Ramon Llull), from May 31 to June 1.

Homeless Commons main portal. Image: Arrels Foundation

Homeless Commons, the first image bank featuring those who have lived on the streets as its protagonists

The campaign launched by the Arrels Foundation and Arena Media aims to expose the “invisible reality” of homelessness. The image bank contains over 136 photographs.

Members of the Refugees Welcome platform. Photo: Refugees Welcome International (Facebook)

European platform 'Refugees Welcome' lands in Catalonia to build a welcoming culture

On Sunday 12th November, 27 representatives from 14 countries gathered to address the challenges faced by countries in the refugees networks.

Laia Bernués, territorial delegate of AFEV Barcelona. Photo: AFEV Barcelona

Laia Bernués: “The benefit of social mentoring is bidirectional”

The enTàndem project creates links between university volunteering and children at risk of social exclusion with the aim of encouraging children’s autonomy and self-esteem. 

Kitchen from a restaurant. Photo: Pixabay

Non-profit restaurants in Barcelona put migrants work on the menu

They also help unemployed teenagers get a job.

Conference. Photo: Wikimedia

Giving-conferences, a concept aimed to grow the number of donations for the Giving Tuesday 2017

The event, held in Palau Macaya Barcelona, included both leaders of the Giving Tuesday movement, Asha Curran and Henry Timms, in a day in which solidarity outstanded.

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.