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Talk Series: Social Entrepreneurship Stories from the U.S.

Talk Series: Social Entrepreneurship Stories from the U.S. 940 788 Active Youth

Talk Series: Social Entrepreneurship Stories from the U.S. It is a no-brainer to claim that worldwide businesses can tremendously impact social and environmental issues. The ones who care about our planet and its people are infuriated when hearing news about negligent companies adding even more problems, whether it’s oil spills in the ocean, fast fashion,…

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A future without bullying – with the help of non-formal education

A future without bullying – with the help of non-formal education 1080 1080 Active Youth

Bullying on the Internet can spread fast. But who can stop it? Creation of safe space on the Internet and encouragement to talk when facing cyberbullying. Non-formal education helps to promote these processes quickly. Few methodologies were tested in Vilnius, during the ESC project “Be Kind Behind the Screen” – we present it below. Activity…

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Kaunas Pride – victory in the battle for human rights?

Kaunas Pride – victory in the battle for human rights? 1900 1120 Active Youth

PRIDE – do you know what is the meaning of it?  LGBT Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. As a result, many pride events are held during this month to recognize the impact LGBT people have had in the world. In…

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Volunteering: Benefit for the Community and You

Volunteering: Benefit for the Community and You 1900 1425 Active Youth

Have you ever tried to volunteer? No? Then we totally recommend it! And those who volunteered already will agree that helping each other brings benefits not only for the community but also for you as a person.  Want to know how volunteering can benefit exactly? Well, according to Mark Horoszowski, Next Avenue Contributor, there are…

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Check your privilege (and use it for good!)

Check your privilege (and use it for good!) 1900 1312 Active Youth

If you believe that the most addictive thing is sugar or heroin, you are wrong – it is Erasmus. I started to participate in Erasmus projects in 2017 and still cannot stop. For me, life is about people and I can not even count how many amazing, inspiring, and motivating people I met in my…

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Check Your Privilege: Participant Experience

Check Your Privilege: Participant Experience 1900 1292 Active Youth

In this blog post, I will talk about my experience with the Erasmus+ project named ‘Check Your Privilege’. The project started 4th of October and I went to the place on the 3rd of October (as it was arrival day). In general, it was quite an amazing experience, but you can see the details below.…

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Social privilege – gives more opportunities or takes away them?

Social privilege – gives more opportunities or takes away them? 1900 992 Active Youth

Probably most of us are familiar with the concept of tolerance and know that it is the foundation of democracy. But what is a privilege? Privilege sounds like an opportunity to have, do, or know more. Maybe it does not look very bad? Unfortunately, privilege means that one side has more and the other has…

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The project of equality in sports “Urban Sports Culture”

The project of equality in sports “Urban Sports Culture” 1200 857 Active Youth

In 2021 from March to June there were several events organized on the topic of Girls in Sports by Nordic partner organizations. The events were about equality fields from Sustainable development goals. Topics stand for ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all and other is about achieving gender equality…

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Volunteering in Italy: What did Vaida learn?

Volunteering in Italy: What did Vaida learn? 1900 1425 Active Youth

Another day. The new sun rises above the horizon. I am sitting all alone in my green yard, drinking a cup of tea while eating dark bread chips. Meanwhile, my heart, that little traitor, is still at the seaside among friends, drinking coffee and staring at another slice of pizza. After more than ten months…

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Comments – opinion or an insult?

Comments – opinion or an insult? 757 500 Active Youth

With the development of new technologies, mental health concerns have increased worldwide. The percentage of adolescents reporting symptoms of major depression from 2005 to 2017 increased by 52%. Hateful comments on social networks have contributed strongly to this. Especially if you touch on a socially sensitive topic. For example, the proposal to legalize all genders…

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