Call for participants for youth exchange in Perugia, Italy

Call for participants for youth exchange in Perugia, Italy

CYA Krik issues a call for 2 group leaders + 6 participants (of which 3 should be visually impaired) for youth exchange in Perugia, Italy

  • What: Youth exchange “ONE LOOK, ONE CULTURE
  • When: 19 – 28 March 2019,
  • Where: Perugia, Italy
  • Host Organization:  Associazione Kora

About the project:

CONTEXT:

“One look, one culture” Youth Exchange will offer participants the opportunity to discuss the accessibility of European cities for blind and visually impaired people in social, architectural and cultural aspects. They will learn how to create work conditions in intercultural group where members can have special needs.

32 participants from Macedonia, Romania, Poland and Italy will help to improve Perugia’s accessibility for visually impaired people.

Participants will not only be able to exchange experiences visual issues, but also to share their culture, traditions and cuisine. All of this will happen in a form that eyesight will not constitute a barrier.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Some of the questions the Youth Exchange wants to answer are:
  • How to describe the visual world in a correct way?
  • How to make new media accessible for blind people?
  • How to educate your own small local group (friends, family) to share the topic of the culture’s accessibility?
  • The project will break barriers, stereotypes and open eyes!

If you…:

  • are a youth leader,
  • are a youth worker
  • are between 18-30 years of age,
  • are open to learning about new cultures,
  • are empathetic
  • are open to cooperation with people with various disabilities

…join the project!

If you are interested to apply, fill in this aplication form and submit it.

Only the selected participants will be contacted!

Deadline for applications: 1st February, 2019.

The costs for food, accommodation, training materials are covered by the hosting organization. The travel costs to the venue are being reimbursed maximum till 275 EUR.

Participation fee for CYA Krik: 600 MKD

For any additional questions, contact kriksending@gmail.com.

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