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The J2P social and cultural centre: giving people in the 19th a voice and the means to act

Since 2006, the residents' association J2P (Jaurès Pantin Petit), has welcomed children, youths and adults in a friendly area in a little Parisian neighbourhood where a wide range of social, artistic and cultural activities are available. Operating according to a collaborative and partnership-based approach, this socio-cultural centre promotes the empowerment of residents and their ability to take hold of local social issues.

Published on mercredi 03 août 2016

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The Olivier des Sages K-fés fighting against the isolation of elderly immigrants

Since 2009, the association Olivier des Sages (The Wise Olive Tree) has managed two social Kfés in Villeurbanne and Lyon. These places for socialising promote access to rights and care of older people, particularly those who are vulnerable, insecure and from immigrant backgrounds through: a social venue, cultural outings, intergenerational cookery workshops, breakfasts with health professionals, themed meals, computer courses, French lessons...

Published on lundi 30 mai 2016

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The Bagagerie d'Antigel: for dropping off bags and resocialisation

Since 2010, The Bagagerie d'Antigel (The ANTIGEL luggage service) is open every day, morning and night in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, to welcome homeless people who are given a private space to leave their things safely and without any time limit and who can enjoy a moment of conviviality (café, workshops, outings ...). While the centres are managed by volunteers, the support from the facilitator and network of partners allows people to gradually regain their autonomy.

Published on lundi 04 avril 2016

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Reflets 15: enliven the lives of young people in the 15th arrondissement of Paris

Since 2014, the association Reflets 15 has organised holiday breaks (Winter and Summer), and sports and cultural activities for children and youths (6-17 years) from any social background which allows them to socialise and discover their city or new environments.

Published on lundi 04 avril 2016

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"Bouge ta culture!" promoting access to youth culture in Seine-et-Marne

In 2014 Cultures du Cœur 77 launched a project to promote the cultural awareness of young people in the extracurricular environment.

Published on dimanche 14 février 2016

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The Compagnie du Tire-Laine (The Company of Thieves) aims to produce local, popular shows of good quality. Since 2004, this politically engaged Lille art collective has offered Revitalisation through Culture Workshops primarily intended for RSA beneficiaries and/or people looking for jobs.

Published on mercredi 30 décembre 2015

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L’Inventaire: Art close-up

Since 2010 the association, L’Inventaire (The Inventory) has offered opportunities to expand access to contemporary art by setting up a lending service, thus complementing institutional organisations such as museums. The works brought together in their collection travel around the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, particularly among unfamiliar audiences.

Published on dimanche 06 décembre 2015

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"Sport dans la ville" for the integration of young people with society and the workforce

Through practicing sport, the association "Sport dans la ville" (Sport in the City) creates a link with young people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods in order to encourage their integration with society and the workforce.

Published on mercredi 02 septembre 2015

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Au Lavoir: a social and solidarity laundrette in Lille

The association Au Lavoir is a place for events and social diversity. Based since 2012 in the Faubourg de Bethune neighbourhood, it allows people in Lille to wash, dry and iron their clothes, while enjoying social support on site.

Published on mardi 04 août 2015

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"Job in the City" for the professional integration of young people

Through sport, the "Sport in the City" Association promotes the social and professional integration of young people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods, particularly through its "Job in the city" program.

Published on mercredi 01 juillet 2015