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!

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.

Living in Poland as EVS volunteer. Something about my experience in Milicz with the Foundation “Mobilny Polacy”

Hello, my name is Mariangela Barletta and I’m a volunteer of Evs program in Poland. Actually I’m working in a school named Kom in Milicz, with Mobilny Polacy foundation. I’ve arrived here in January and I will live here for one year. Milicz is a little town near Wroclaw, there aren’t for sure the opportunities … Continue reading Living in Poland as EVS volunteer. Something about my experience in Milicz with the Foundation “Mobilny Polacy”

uCivic. Using new technologies for civic education.

Quality of democracy is measured through the level of involvement of citizens in political activities such as voting or presenting initiatives of laws and policies. Although new generations of citizens express themselves more through virtual channels, their political participation via traditional channels is decreasing in most Western countries. Euro-barometer and Latino-barometer have offered enough empirical … Continue reading uCivic. Using new technologies for civic education.