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Quando: 15 de setembro de 2020, às 21h30Onde: Com Calma – Espaço Cultural (R. República da Bolívia 5C, Benfica, 1500-475 Lisboa) Convidadx: Tavares (Rede Ex Aequo) Moderação: Mariana Rodrigues (Academia Cidadã) Em Março de 2019, Portugal assistiu a um debate público, alimentado por falsas acusações e desinformação, sobre a endoutrinação de ideologias de género causada pelas formações do Projecto Educação LGBTI nas escolas básicas e secundárias em Portugal. O Estudo Nacional sobre o Ambiente Escolar, do ano lectivo anterior, revela que 61,1% das pessoas inquiridas afirma ouvir comentários homofóbicos na escola “de forma regular ou frequente” e três quartos dos estudantes afirmam que nunca assistiram a uma abordagem positiva sobre questões LGBTI nas aulas.No início do ano lectivo 2020/21 convidámos Tavares da Rede Ex Aequo para conversarmos sobre os 14 anos deste projecto educativo, o impacto desta formações e os desafios atuais.Vens conversar connosco? Evento no Facebook Na terceira terça-feira […]

Formações LGBTI em escolas subvertem as crianças? CONVERSA #nuncamais


Quando: 20 de outubro de 2020, às 21h30Onde: Com Calma – Espaço Cultural (R. República da Bolívia 5C, Benfica, 1500-475 Lisboa) Moderação: FumaçaConvidadx a definir em parceria com o Fumaça Evento no Facebook Na terceira terça-feira de cada mês (exceto em dezembro, que será no dia 10), às 21h30, no Com Calma – Espaço Cultural (Benfica), lançaremos uma nova pergunta provocatória, baseada num preconceito, estereótipo ou bode expiatório veiculado pelos movimentos neofascistas. Junta-te a nós e vem refletir, discutir e encontrar estratégias para desmontar discursos discriminatórios, xenófobos e simplistas. Fascismo #nuncamais (25 de abril sempre)!Este é o mote da campanha da Academia Cidadã para valorizar e fortalecer a democracia, identificando, desconstruindo e eliminando práticas anti-democráticas. “Conversas #nuncamais” são a primeira de muitas atividades da “Campanha #nuncamais”, pensada para combater o crescimento da extrema-direita em Portugal. Programação completa das Conversas #nuncamais (25 de abril sempre)!

As fake news elegeram Trump e Bolsonaro? CONVERSA #nuncamais



Participa até 09/08/2019 na campanha de crowdfunding para financiar o Estágio de Futebol de Rua Bola Colorida! Atividade residencial, prevista para 2 a 6 de setembro de 2019, em Santa Cruz, envolvendo 25 jovens de meios socialmente excluídos e provenientes de diversos contextos culturais, com os seguintes objetivos: – Promover o desenvolvimento pessoal e sociocultural dos jovens participantes; – Capacitar para a autonomia, liderança e cidadania ativa; – Promover hábitos de valorização, responsabilização e proteção ambiental; – Estreitar os laços comunitários e promover a interculturalidade. Acede à campanha aqui!

Crowdfunding Bola Colorida – Intercultural Futebol de Rua


On the 10th of December of 2018, the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was celebrated. On this day, in Lisbon, the Citizenship Academy promoted the meeting of representatives of more than 20 organizations of the Civil Society of Portugal. This event, “No Day Without Us”, was an initiative of the European Civic Forum, which mobilized several European organizations to celebrate the 70’s Human Rights through the promotion of online activities and events throughout Europe in December 2018. In Lisbon, “NoDayWithoutUs” happened at EKA Palace (Vila Maria Luísa) and was attended by the following organizations: Ansol – Associação Nacional para o Software Livre ALEM – Associação Literatura, Literacia e Mediação APAC Portugal APAV – Associação Portuguesa de Apoio à Vítima Associação bué fixe Associação Cabelos Brancos CulturFACE Cuntroll Zine D3 – Direitos Digitais Pro Bono – Ajuda Legal Fumaça GAT Portugal Habita Humans Before Borders Las Piteadas Projecto Crescer Transparência e […]

Looking Back: No Day Without Us – 70 Years of Human Rights – 10th December



Rabat, Malta| 22nd- 28th April 2019 DESCRIPTION Life on a screen: Understanding Millennial Training Course will be addressing the gap which exists between young people and Youth Workers working within the non-formal sector of education. Young people are being brought up in an environment which is fast, instant and customizable. Therefore, they are being used to environments which are constantly engaging and stimulating. When young people are given something which is less attractive and engaging they have the tendency to turn back to their smart phones. It is very difficult for youth workers to compete with such environments where young people are continuously being stimulated. Therefore, the best way forward is not to compete, but to learn from what is happening on social media and adapt these characteristics and infuse them in the working methods used by youth workers. The Millennials are those born after 1985, thus they grew up in […]

Training Course – Life on Screen: Understanding Millennials (Rabat, Malta)


Rustavi, Georgia| 4th – 11th April 2019 DESCRIPTION The project “Tolerance, Acceptance, Understanding” is initiated by the Civil Development and Research Institute, Georgian non-governmental organization that was approached by the group of ethnic minority youth with the intention to tackle the problem of intolerance in the society and fight for the social inclusion. The project idea is to bring the ethnic minority youth from Europe and beyond together with their fellow citizens in a multicultural environment to share the experiences and increase the tolerance and understanding between young people to show that the diversity provides advantages rather than threats to European societies. The methodology for the activities is set in a manner to achieve the maximum engagement of all participants. It includes the discussions, simulation games, team-building, group works, communication and networking workshops, performances, story-telling and other activities. The participants through the discussions, brainstorming, outdoor activities will raise awareness of […]

Youth Exchange – Tolerance, Acceptance and Understanding (Rustavi, Georgia)



Joana Dias, coordenadora do Projeto Bola Colorida, da Academia Cidadã e Associação Nacional de Futebol de Rua, no programa Agora Nós da RTP. A Federação Portuguesa de Futebol atribuiu, pelo segundo ano, o prémio Futebol Para Todos. A nossa parceria de futebol cidadão foi uma das vencedoras deste ano. A reportagem e entrevista pode ser vista aqui. Mais informação sobre o projeto aqui ou no facebook. E aqui, o vídeo completo, com os 2 vencedores do Prémio “Futebol Para Todos”, incluindo o nosso projeto:

Na RTP, Bola Colorida, o nosso projeto de intervenção social local


70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights What would society be like without non-governmental organisations? What is the relevance of Civil Society for the protection of Human Rights? The 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration is celebrated, but are all human rights guaranteed for all? On December 10, you will be able to learn about the work of more than 15 civil society organisations that work to protect Human Rights in Portugal.While celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration today, Human Rights are under threat in Europe by the advance of anti-democratic forces. Therefore, on the 10th we will reflect the role,  action and the impact of Civil Society and we will discuss a joint plan between participants and organisations on effective action to protect Human Rights and Democracy at a time when both are threatened. #NoDayWithoutUs is an event (link to facebook) that will bring together […]

No Day Without Us – 70 Years of Human Rights – 10th December



Call for Organisations (Portuguese Civil Society)   As part of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Civic Forum (ECF) is mobilising itself! NO DAY WITHOUT US is a set of simultaneous actions that aim to disseminate the impact of many civil society collectives working on the protection of human rights. This set of actions will take place in various parts of Europe on December 18, 2018. The actions are being organised by ECF member organisations. They aim not only to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, but also to raise awareness of the importance of civil society in defending what this document represents. As a member organisation, the Citizenship Academy is responsible for organising the action in Lisbon. In order to promote the impact of civil society in Portugal, we plan to facilitate an event where members of various […]

NO DAY WITHOUT US!


Bremen, Germany | 21 Oct – 1 Nov   DESCRIPTION The main aim of the “Intercultural Performance for Social Change!“ youth exchange is to empower and equip youth with the competences needed to find creative solutions for social issues and various forms of communication that touch people on deeper levels of consciousness through art and culture. Together we want to discover and explore traditions and habits behind the stories of young people with different experiences and backgrounds.   OBJECTIVES to support and encourage the beauty of diversity and the benefits of intercultural dialogue with arts and non-formal education methods among young people from different cultures; to enhance creativity, self-confidence and self-discipline among young people and local students through  performing arts.   EXTRA INFO This youth exchange will bring youngters from Spain (4+1), Italy(4+1) Lithuania (4+1), Turkey (4+1), Portugal(5+1) and Germany together. The age of the participants is 18- 30 and one […]

Youth Exchange – INTERCULTURAL PERFORMANCE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE! (GERMANY)