Partner to the project “Hate Interrupter Teams: Youth counteracting hate speech towards migrants and minorities through participatory and creative campaigning”
"The Smile of the Child" participates at the European project entitled “Hate Interrupter Teams: Youth counteracting hate speech towards migrants and minorities through participatory and creative campaigning” with the acronym “HIT,” which is funded by the European Rights, Equality and Citizenship Program.
The project will develop a new model of European youth empowerment to tackle racism, xenophobia and discrimination aimed at migrants.
At its heart is the concept of ‘Hate Interrupter Teams’ (HITs), task groups of young people (14 to 19 years old) developed through participatory, inclusive arts-based practices, facilitated by youth workers, mentors and guidance practitioners, intervening in hate speech and behaviour towards migrants (HSBM) in their communities, at school and among their peers.
The project started in 1 October 2018, its duration is 24 months and it brings together nine (9) European partners from different countries: HFC Hope For Children Crc Policy Center (Cyprus – Leading Partner), “The Smile of the Child” (Greece), Rinova Limited (United Kingdom), Associazione Culturale Mulab (Italy), Associacio Per A La Creacio I Estudis De Projectes Socials C.E.P.S. (Spain), Collage Arts (United Kingdom), Frederick University (Cyprus), Metropolisnet-European Metropolis Employment Network Ewiv (Germany) and Gender Alternatives Foundation (Bulgaria).
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You may also find more information in the project’s website http://hitproject.eu/
Disclaimer: The HIT project (REC-RRAC-RACI-AG-2017-807861) has been co-financed with the support of the European Commission’s DG Justice and Consumers. Its contents and materials are the sole responsibility of its authors. The Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.