The question ¨how to engage young people¨ is one of the most famous question in the youth work, which is being repeated very frequently, and seems like that many youth workers have this problem, they prepare the activities, put money and time in this, and then no one shows up, or the participation is not … More 5 ways to engage youth
In my world (youth work, NGOs, etc.), when you say Africa, there are several associations – the place of origin of migrants coming to Europe, MDGs, development, the need to help. There is this kind of inner feeling of a need to help, starting with the development, and ending with volunteering, where all the candidates … More The Aid from the Ugandan perspective
Very recently we had a conference in Lorca called migration crisis, and I was asked to talk about this issue. What I did I stand up and firmly claimed that we do not have a migration crisis! Interested why? Is migration a Human Right? While preparing for the conference I asked myself if there is … More Why I think we don´t have migration crisis
With this article I would like to reflect on the issue of diversity. Is it really cherished in our societies? What are our owns attitudes, and how much are they integral? Is what we think, how we act and how we feel really the same? The article will be mainly focused on the part of … More Tips on Making Diversity Great Again
This year the organization where I work will have 10 years anniversary, officially, since the organization exist longer, but that´s another story. For this reason we decided to celebrate, and we are asking people who has been involved with Cazalla Intercultural in any way to publish their story, photos, videos or memories on social media … More 10 Years with Cazalla
In 2008 I have written the article analysing if the religion can be a cause of terrorism. After almost 10 years it sounds now a bit basic, but I think it is a good introduction to the series the articles I would like to do. I am very moved by the recent attack in Barcelona, … More Can Islam be a cause of terrorism?
In the end of May in the association I work, Cazalla Intercultural, we have organized the conference called ¨Céntrate¨, in the framework of the structural dialogue project. The idea came from the fact that we got a building to manage and to create there the youth center, and since we don´t have much experience in … More Why youth participation is so challenging to understand?
The principles has been developed for the last seminar Spreading CHARM, but for me they look very universal, and I see that I really like to work like this. Maybe it will be inspiering for someone else… Starting from ourselves Racism and discrimination are very sensitive and complex topics, and we do believe that … More 5 principles of training implementation
I said it many times that for me the most innovative solutions or approaches are the simplest ones, and the P-Action: Personal is Political, is one of them. What is P-Action? In reality those are many things, title of the project we are developing, title of activities, approach that at least for me it would … More P-Action: Personal is Political
Migration and refugee crisis is a really huge topic, with a lot of things happening within the European youth work and outside. If we check the priorities, number of projects being developed and approved, and simply using a common sense, we can clearly see that there is a need to work on it. Other question … More Role of youth work in addressing refugee and migrant crisis in Europe