Unsung Heroes Dialogues: Petition Launch

Unsung Heroes Dialogues: Petition Launch
Click here to sign the petition! In November last year, CGE-Erfurt hosted the Autumn School of the Unsung Heroes Dialogue (UHD),  a project run by CGE-Erfurt and a consortium of NGO partners to promote solidarity towards activists working within civil society, in conditions often undermining their labour rights. Autumn School During the Autumn School, a campaign working group undertook research on the makeup of the civil society sector: exp...

DICIPASS C1: e-Learning Platform for Digital Citizenship Piloted // Short-Term Staff Training

DICIPASS C1: e-Learning Platform for Digital Citizenship Piloted // Short-Term Staff Training
Digital Citizenship Technology has fundamentally changed our ideas of community and the ways we interact with each other. Building networks for learning and support is paramount like never before. Recognising this, a key output of the DICIPASS project is our e-Learning Platform, which provides young people with an accessible course, produced by experts, on a broad range of digital citizenship topics, and also provides educators with the space to creat...

Youth Work in/for the Shrinking Cities: Online Conference

Youth Work in/for the Shrinking Cities: Online Conference
On 30th December, the online conference and presentation of the toolkit ‘‘Youth work in/for the shrinking Cities’’ took place in the presence of 11 panelists and 20 attendees from European countries. The project brought together eight partner organizations from four countries: Asociación Caminos (Spain), Colegio Oficial de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología de Andalucía (Spain), Croatian Youth Network (Croatia), Culture Goes Europe (Germany), Documenta – ...

Community Goes Europe: Final Evaluation Meeting

Community Goes Europe: Final Evaluation Meeting
Partner Organisations: Kharkiv Association for Active Youth “Stella” (Ukraine), Association Euroaccion (Spain), Cazalla International (Spain), MEDesTU (Portugal), Rota Jovem (Portugal), Office for Initiatives Promotion (Belarus), NGO Fialta (Belarus), Academy of Inovation (Russia), Regional Youth Public Organization Opora (Russia) and Center for Dialogue and Reconciliation Iskra (Ukraine) In this blogpost: .ugb-4987f26 li::before{background-im...

TASKFORCOME: Guest Talk with Ronny Lessau & Stefan Feichtinger // One-Stop-Shop

TASKFORCOME: Guest Talk with Ronny Lessau & Stefan Feichtinger // One-Stop-Shop
As part of our Taskforcome One-Stop-Shop activities, we organised a Guest Talk & online Q&A session with local entrepreneurs and activists. This activity is part of a broad range of actions and supports we are organising to support social innovation, in particular for young migrants, through our Social Impulse Academy.  Our participants met Ronny Lessau (Kreativ Tankstelle) and Stefan Feichtinger (Youth Garage e.V.) and discussed how entre...

Community Goes Europe 2: ‘A Year in 3 Pages’ ESC Blog Post by Anna Pensler

Community Goes Europe 2: ‘A Year in 3 Pages’ ESC Blog Post by Anna Pensler
Sending Organisation: Culture Goes Europe - Soziokulturelle Initiative Erfurt e.V. Hosting Organisation: Associação Juvenil Rota Jovem European Solidarity Corps Role: 12 Month in Cascais, Portugal. The European Solidarity Corps aims to foster solidarity in European society, engaging young people and organisations in accessible and high-quality solidarity activities. It offers young people volunteering activities, traineeships or jobs, or run the...

Unsung Heroes Dialogues: Autumn School

Unsung Heroes Dialogues: Autumn School
How can civil society respond to the current working conditions for civil society activists? Responding to barriers, new and old, faced by young activists and civil society at large, CGE is coordinating the implementation of the Unsung Hero Dialogues project. This project aims to highlight the importance of those involved in civic engagement in social and political discourse, while also building the capacity of NGOs and young activists to advoc...

Digital Routes@Culture: Kick-Off Meeting

Digital Routes@Culture: Kick-Off Meeting
Marina Bykova at the Kick-Off Meeting, presenting the project logo. The first meeting of a multi-year strategic partnership striving to promote social entrepreneurial competences based on the digitalisation of cultural hertiage for a sustainable future. Partners: CULTURE GOES EUROPE (CGE)- SOZIOKULTURELLE INITIATIVE ERFURT EV (Germany), Fundacja Mapa Pasji (Poland), ASSERTED KNOWLEDGE OMORRYTHMOS ETAIREIA (Greece), A & A Emphasys Interactive Sol...

Taskforcome: Workshop on Prototyping

Taskforcome: Workshop on Prototyping
After the success of our ‘Modelling the Customer Journey’ activity on the 13th of November, our Social Impulse Academy residents had two weeks where they were supported by CGE to engage in a testing activity.  To review these tests and begin prototyping their concepts, last Friday participants gathered once more with Martin Arnold-Schaarschmidt, the Academy’s Trainer/Coach. Social Impulse Academy  The TASKFORCOME Social Impulse Academy...

Brave New YOU: ‘Cultural Strolls’ // Kulturknall

Brave New YOU: ‘Cultural Strolls’ // Kulturknall
Kulturknall // Culture strolls - The world visits Erfurt As one of the local implementations of the project ‘’Brave New YOU’’, our local team has involved in the event format of ‘’Cultural Strolls’’ on 19th September 2020. Over 200 people took advantage of the opportunity to get to know different cultures or music and food from other countries, all without paying admission! ‘’Cultural Strolls’’ has been established in 2013 as a cultural festiva...