Informacja o organizacjiLithuanian Jewish (Litvak) Community (LJC) was officially established in Vilnius in November 17, 1991. As an association, today LJC unites seven members – regional Jewish communities of Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Panevėžys, Šiauliai, Ukmergė and Švenčionys. Our mission is to gather Lithuanian Jewish Community, spread in Lithuania and all over the world, cherish Jewish identity and preserve the real tradition of Litvakes. Our daily activities cover several areas nationally and internationally: • Preservation of Litvak culture and heritage • Advocacy for human rights and reducing disparities between different racial, ethnic and cultural groups • Support programs for various groups of LJC members • Representation of Jewish (Litvak) Community interests on various levels. LJC is non profit organization expanding its activities and seeks for partnerships and cooeration under the 2 priorities of ‘Europe for Citizens’ programme: 1. European Remembrance (Strand 1) 3rd priority: Ostracism and loss of citizenship under totalitarian regimes: drawing the lessons for today 2. Democratic engagement and civic participation (Strand 2) 3rd priority: Combatting stigmatisation of "immigrants" and building counter narratives to foster intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding More information: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/europe-for-citizens_en
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Opis projektuProject ideas: European Remembrance (Strand 1) 3rd priority: Ostracism and loss of citizenship under totalitarian regimes: drawing the lessons for today. First Project: “Where are you from?: tackling the issue of ostracism through human rights, legal and cultural perspective” The aim of the project is to initiate public debate on loss of citizenship under totalitarian regimes seeking social and legal justice and combating hatred against certain categories of the population in European countries. Goals and activities: 1. Debate in public the issue of loss of citizenship of Jewish, Roma and other population in EU countries 1.1 Cycle of radio features with lawyers, historians, lost citizenship families 1.2 Social cinema evenings 1.3 Round table debates with politicians, NGO activists, historians etc. 2. Engage EU civil society and human right networks at social campaign combating hatred against certain categories of the population and build counter-narratives. 2.1 Establish attractive informal educational programme at partner countries for young generation presenting the loss of citizenship issue in the local and European context. 2.2 Maintain international social campaign on social networks to fight racism and xenophobia and ostracism against other minorities Democratic engagement and civic participation (Strand 2) 3rd priority: Combating stigmatization of "immigrants" and building counter narratives to foster intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding Project: “My grandma’s kitchen: empowerment of migrant women and families” Goals and activities: 1. Encourage intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding through the participation of nationals from Member States and possibly of third-country nationals legally residing in the EU 1.1 Present third-country nationals culture, religion and traditions to local communities in partner countries especially in the regions 1.2 Empower local communities to organize common events and activities with migrants from third-countries based on their national holidays, traditions etc. 2. Create and adopt social integration model for migrant women and children based on a two way process 2.1 Launch “My grandma’s kitchen” club for migrant women and children as a space for sharing and disseminating various ethnic traditions among local communities and third-country nationals 2.2 Organize thematic events based on different holydays and traditions of migrants living in the local community 3. Combat stereotypes and promote tolerance towards migrant living in local communities 3.1 Disseminate and multiply best project activities 3.2 Create “My grandma’s kitchen” printed agenda in several languages 3.3 Other local and international events Partner criteria from all EU countries: - experience working with EC programs and project management -experience to tackle political, historical, human rights issues and merging it with modern means of communication thus reaching various target groups -ability to establish local networks of partners from NGOs, cultural and educational organizations, academia -experience working with migrant integration programs (for Second project) To be discussed directly with the partner. Budget will be shared for common partner meetings, planed common or national activities. Financial input is also welcome.