Partners

The project

Fundación Diagrama Intervención Psicosocial (FDIP)

Project Coordinator Spain

Fundación Diagrama Intervención Psicosocial (FDIP) is a non-profit organisation that has been assisting vulnerable and socially excluded people since 1991, consistently ensuring the defence and promotion of Human Rights. Its main objective is to promote the development of centres, programmes and research aimed at prevention, treatment and integration regarding people in difficult social situations or at risk of social exclusion, especially children, families, young people, women and dependants. Fundación Diagrama has over 5,000 employed professionals and more than 600 volunteers and collaborators, all of whom facilitate the work and enable the service provided by FDIP.

Aproximar, Cooperativa de Solidariedade Social (APX)

Portugal

Aproximar, Cooperativa de Solidariedade Social (APX) is a non-profit organization in Portugal enhancing people, communities and organizations’ human and social capital.

The mission is accomplished daily by co-designing and developing tailor-made social innovation, good practices exchange and transference driven projects, besides delivering its own pack of empowering and capacity building services: training, consultancy, and social intervention. Since 2012 initiatives have been targeting the Criminal Justice System (CJS), including Juvenile Justice fields of intervention. The first experiences were focused on mentoring for excluded and disadvantaged persons, and in initiatives related to empowering the volunteers in prisons across different EU countries. Since then, it has been consolidating its work within the sector of Criminal Justice System, with a full dedicated team, and it has been supporting the Portuguese Prison and Probation Services (DGRSP), with whom has a cooperation agreement since 2017, promoting and valuing prison staff, educators working in juvenile justice, NGO’s, Municipalities, volunteers across the country, and others.

Centre for Lifelong Learning (CPIP)

Romania

The Center for promoting lifelong learning (CPIP) is a non-governmental, non-profit institution active in the educational and social field. It promotes the culture of “lifelong learning” through the active involvement of community members in developing a coherent implementation strategy of the concept and practice of lifelong learning. CPIP develops national and international projects on various social and educational topics. Its projects are co-financed by the European Commission through various programmes designed for education, culture and audio-visual tools.

Don Calabria Institute (IRCCS)

Italy

Don Calabria Institute is an emanation of Congregazione PoveriServi della Divina Provvidenza, a religious congregation operating worldwide. The Institute manages activities and intervention for the reception, the rehabilitation and the education/inclusion of women and girls victims of violence, mother with their children, disabled, youngsters under criminal and civil provisions and UAMs. The Institute is certificated as National Organization for the Vocational Training. In Italy, the operators employed are about 2.000 with operative seats located in different cities all over the national territory while the number of volunteers and co-operators is about 4.000. Its general headquarters is placed in Verona by Casa San Benedetto (Veneto - Italy), while the other offices are located in Emilia Romagna, Lazio, Campania and Sicily.

University of Barcelona (UB)

Spain

The University of Barcelona has the mission of providing the public service of higher education, through study, teaching, research and the transfer of knowledge. It has a wide range of training spread through sixteen faculties, ten affiliated centers and a doctoral school. Likewise, it has a scientific-technological park and seventeen research institutes, more than five hundred research groups and nearly six thousand researchers. It appears in the ranking of the 100 best universities in the world. It has several strategic plans, among which the Gender Equality Plan stands out, whose main objective is to incorporate the gender perspective in all the university's activities.

Valo-Valmennusyhdistys (VALO-VALMENNUS)

Finland

Valo-Valmennusyhdistys is a national association improving access to learning, employment, wellbeing and participation in the society. Its mission is to support, guide and train some of the most vulnerable members of the society to reach good, ordinary life, where their goals in areas of health and wellbeing, employment, housing and family/friends have been achieved. Valo-Valmennusyhdistys currently works in seven different regions of Finland.