Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Project "Solidarity Activist Camp" was approved by Irısh National Agency to implement in Vilnius, Lithuania on 11-19 October 2016. Youth Work Center of the Istanbul Arel University is one of the partner in the project and Eurobug, International Youth Work Training and Collaboration Ltd. is the coordinating organisation in the project.
Within the project; 36 young people from Lithuania, Italy, Poland, Turkey and Hungary will come together in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The main objectives of 'Solidarity Activist Camp':
1. Mobilizing youth activists and challenging racism, religious intolerance and islamophobia, sexism, homophobia, disablism and all forms of intolerance;
2. Presenting a counter narrative that fights the prevalence and tacit acceptance of hate speech in all its forms - ensuring that no minority group is left out even when conflict arises between minority groups such as differences based on religion, sexual orientation, membership of particular ethnic groups, etc;
3. Looking at 'how we can build solidarity across all marginalized groups in our youthactivists work'.
The Turkish delegation will be selected from the students and gradute students of Istanbul Arel University. There will be 5 participant and 1 leader from Youth Work Center.
Applications and the furthere information related the project will be published on Youth Work Center's web site.