Open Call: Intersectional Solidarity Network

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Intersectional Solidarity Network Training Course

1-10 November 2023 | Österfärnebo, Sweden

Bringing international solidarity and intersectionality to practice: experience-based learning and creative methods. This training course invites participants to physically join the stage, broadening their role from spectators to spect-actors.

Are you a youth worker who is passionate about global justice and international solidarity? Do you want to develop your capacities in working towards social change in your daily work? This training course brings international solidarity and intersectional perspectives to practice through creative methods.

The Swedish network member, PeaceWorks Sweden, together with our partner organisations, is offering a training course on International Solidarity for youth workers. We often meet people in the youth sector who express concerns about the way in which global power structures are reproduced in local settings - as well as in their daily work with young persons. This training course addresses these issues through a systemic approach where international solidarity and intersectionality are brought to practice, through experience-based learning and creative methods. A particular focus is given to Theatre of the Oppressed which invites participants to join the stage, broadening their role from spectators to spect-actors. 

When and where?

The course consists of two course weeks. 

TC1: Sweden, 1-10 November 2023 (including two days for travelling). 

TC2: 28 February - 8 March 2024 (including two days for travelling). Location TBA. 

Who can participate?

This is a project for youth workers who want to develop their capacities in working with social change through a systemic approach and creative methods. The requirements for participation are as follows:

  • You should be at least 18 years old
  • You should have been working with young persons for at least 6 months
  • Ideally, you should have experience working with youth from different social backgrounds.

Moreover, it is important that participants are willing to reflect upon local and global power structures, as well as their own role in reproducing them. Applications are welcome from youth workers in the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Republic of North Macedonia, Spain and Sweden.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in participating, please fill in the online application form. We treat all the information you provide with confidentiality. The application concerns both TC1 and TC2. If you are unable, or uncertain about whether you'll be able to participate in both TCs, we ask you to indicate so in the application form.

Costs

Participation fee

Participants are expected to contribute €50 for each TC.

Accommodation and food

Accomodation, food and training materials are provided at no extra cost.

Travel reimbursement

  • Czech Republic: €275
  • France: €275
  • Germany: €275
  • Ireland: €275
  • Italy: €275
  • North Macedonia: €360
  • Spain: €360
  • Sweden: €180

If you have any questions or concerns you are welcome to contact our Project Coordinator Lisa at lisa.borjel@peaceworks.se.

Application deadline is 31 August 2023. 

 

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