English Language Cafè: “A chat about European mobility”

Da diversi anni H.R.Y.O. ospita volontari provenienti da diversi paesi europei. Nell’arco dell’ultimo anno alcuni di loro hanno dato vita all’iniziativa chiamata “English Language Cafè”. Nato come momento aggregativo in cui coinvolgere la comunità locale nell’esercizio della lingua inglese, si è poco a poco trasformato in un appuntamento settimanale in cui si incontrano persone con … Continue reading English Language Cafè: “A chat about European mobility”

Here we are: Emma, Inès, Susana!

Welcome! We are the new H.Y.R.O. volunteers working for the project “Alter 2.0.”, and we will be staying in Palermo for six months. Our backgrounds are pretty different; we have Inès from Orléans, France. She is 23 years old and studied Linguistics in Spanish and English. The next volunteer is Susanna from Lisbon, Portugal; she … Continue reading Here we are: Emma, Inès, Susana!

Simone tells the second training of “Get Up Stand Up” in Czech Republic

From 14th to 20th of September I took part as a representative of HRYO in a training course found ed by the Europe for Citizens program in Czech Republic, specifically in Litomysl. Litomysl is a delightful town located a couple of hours from Prague. In its historic center stands a beautiful castle, which in 1999 … Continue reading Simone tells the second training of “Get Up Stand Up” in Czech Republic

Volunteering in Palermo with H.R.Y.O.

From July 4 to August 30 I was a volunteer at the Human Rights Youth Organization in Palermo. It was an intense time that brought me many challenges and constantly pulled me out of my comfort zone. HRYO is a relatively large organization that always hosts several volunteers as part of European projects. The organization … Continue reading Volunteering in Palermo with H.R.Y.O.

If you believe in something, it will happen!

Since 14th of May I started my mobility, within the Erasmus + program, in Salamanca (Spain) where I spent two months, it was in fact until July. There, I have been working as assistant project of several European project such as uCivic and Siep, but the principal one was the project called “IRETI -Empowering Women … Continue reading If you believe in something, it will happen!

Federica, flyed to Bucharest through IRETI project, shares her two-month experience

Federica spent two months in Bucharest participating in the IRETI project. She did her traineeship in some Romanian organizations focusing on data analysis and communication through social media and learning more about migration and human trafficking.    "I did not know anything about Bucharest, but I was ready to let me surprise by it. And … Continue reading Federica, flyed to Bucharest through IRETI project, shares her two-month experience

Read and release! A new project promoting reading in Palermo.

From Wednesday the 28th of August, around Casa Professa, there will be books available to take and read for free as part of the street library project being a bookcrossing zone under the care of the Human Rights Youth Organization in cooperation with the Arci circle - Porco Rosso. Street library is a project by … Continue reading Read and release! A new project promoting reading in Palermo.