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Spanish national police. Photo: Youtube

Human Rights Watch states that Spanish police used excessive force on October 1 in Catalonia

The international NGO held an independent investigation to document specific incidents after the poll, where 900 people were injured.

Refugees about to sink. Photo: Wikimedia

“Come Now!” campaign will pressure institutions to ensure the reception of refugees

The purpose of the campaign is to make sure Spain welcomes at least the 17,337 refugees to which it committed itself.

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.

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.

Energy transition, a pressing matter

Any palliative solution will not change the structural causes of the disempowerment of citizens, write Mònica Guiteras and Lourdes Berdié.

Energy transition, a pressing matter

Any palliative solution will not change the structural causes of the disempowerment of citizens, write Mònica Guiteras and Lourdes Berdié.

Energy poverty: causes and effects

The director of Fundació La Vinya shares his thoughts on the causes and effects of the lack of access to energy in Spain.

Private fundraising trends in the Spanish non-profit sector

A whole new world of opportunities has opened up to fundraisers in the non-profit sector after the economic crisis, writes Irene Tarradellas.

Fundraising in the agenda of non-profit organizations

One fact that strikes me about the non-profit sector is the little relevance (initially!) that is given to money. A group of people identify a social need and starts doing things. At a given time, they suddenly realise that to carry out all they have planned they need… money!

Ruth Sarabia

The Málaga School of Citizenship, a good practice example in the promotion of associationism and volunteering

Ruth Sarabia, General Manager of Social Rights and Civic Participation, Immigration and Development Cooperation of the Málaga Council, explains which initiatives the Andalusian municipality carry out to promote associationism and volunteering.