The Diversity Camp has started

Between August 21-23, the Satu Mare Diversity Camp organized by the Satu Mare County Intercommunity Development Association takes place, within the “Education for Diversity” project. The camp is attended by 35 high school students of various ethnicities and 6 companions from the following high schools in Satu Mare County: Technological High School “Simion Bărnuţiu” Carei, Technological High School Ardud and Technological High School “Petru Cupcea” Supuru de Jos. The aim of the camp is for young people to learn about their own culture, the importance of intercultural dialogue, recognizing racist attitudes, promoting tolerance and mutual respect, but also increasing self-esteem. The camp will organize workshops, role-plays, presentations, and walks.

The diversity camp is one of the activities of the project “Education for Diversity” financed by the National Agency for Roma from the state budget through the program “Intercultural Education through Knowledge”. The “Education for Diversity” project has as its main objective the creation of a climate of intercultural dialogue among young people in Satu Mare County, by promoting the values of interculturality, mutual respect, and anti-racist attitudes. The project includes the following activities: organizing a camp for 65 young high school students of Roma, Hungarian and Romanian ethnicity from Satu Mare County; organizing 5 workshops for 25 teachers from partner high schools within the project; organizing a public campaign to promote tolerance and mutual respect for 250 young people of various ethnicities from the 5 partner high schools. More details about the project: www.edudiversitate.ro