Campaigns & Projects
Youth to Youth Initiative is constantly looking for new opportunities to make a bigger impact and intensify youth participation in the decision-making process. We are open for both: developing new projects together and joining existing one as a partner. If you think that our activities and values are going in line with yours, contact us with your proposal and let’s see how we can work together.
Here is the list of projects Youth to Youth Initiative participated as a partner:
Capacity building training on Entrepreneurship for migrant Youth
This training course brought together 28 youth leaders, youth workers and immigrants from Lithuania, Italy, Bulgaria, France, Estonia, Romania, Hungary to meet in Lithuania to explore the issues of social inclusion, entrepreneurship, experience the impact of mindful integration and the business tools that can bring change.
Embodied Peace Building Compassion in Action
Y2Y Initiative was a partner in this project funded by Erasmus+. The project Coordinator was an NGO from Latvia — Piepildīto sap?u istaba. The core of the training course explored such issues as radicalization, development of peace building skills, conflict management, tolerance and respect. Main activity of this project is a training course for youth workers and educators which aims to explore and develop peace building methods that are based on work with body and movement, as well as to enhance participants skills of self-awareness, leadership, empathic and honest communication and conflict resolution.
The training course took place in Pērkone, Latvia and involved 31 participants. It combined verbal and nonverbal peace building approaches, as well as gave tools for personal development, so that peace building is ensure to be a part of all actions of participants and their organisations, as well as their methods are adapted to their realities and implemented on the local level.
More Diversity for Cultural Society
More Diversity for Colourful Society is a youth exchange project funded by the Estonian National Agency «Archimedes» under the umbrella of Erasmus + programme. Project was organized and hosted by Without Borders and Youth to Youth Initiative in Estonia which hosted 33 wonderful participants from 6 countries (Estonia, Georgia, Italy, Lithuania, Egypt and Tunisia). Young people spent 7 days learning about diversity, intercultural dialogue, stereotypes, inclusion and migration. All session were carried by the participants themselves with the support of their team leaders. It was an incredible journey for the organisers, partners and young people. They shared much love, learning, caring, emotional and fun moments during sessions, night games and trips to Tartu and Tallinn.
This video is showing how Interculturality and mutual dialogue is always a memorable experience that get people closer, melt and break many barriers and taboos that might increase the distance between us.