On February 24th, the lives of millions of people in Ukraine drastically changed. In two months, the escalation of the conflict has destroyed civilian infrastructure and caused civilian casualties, forcing people to leave their homes in search of safety, protection, and assistance.
A safe space for processing one’s own experiences, an opportunity for personal growth, and an exchange between different cultures; all of these, and so much more, are what OCC’s Women Space represents for many women.
OCC Greece is looking for a Program Manager to oversee OCC projects and programming. The Program Manager has oversight of all OCC’s activity and she/he is responsible for the efficient functioning of the project and is the primary point of communication with the organization’s headquarters in Barcelona. She/he is responsible for external relations and for the management of human resources.
Leaving your own birth land behind while facing a long and dangerous journey to escape from wars and poverty is not an easy experience. If even for an adult this can be traumatic, you can just imagine how can this affect a little child.
For World Refugee Day, our ESC volunteers Charlotte and Marcel wrote an article about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the migrant and refugee community.
This is the story of how Ananda, as her close friends and family call her, left Caracas and moved to Barcelona, and how her definition of “being fine” changed throughout the process.
Migrant people often travel to Europe through many countries before reaching their destination. Each country they enter has different cultures and customs, and language plays a major role in facilitating or hindering their journey. Understanding and being able to communicate in a language allows us to access information and make informed decisions.
In the weekend of the 12th of June, more than 25 cycling fanatics will be riding between 90 and 220 kilometers in the Catalan Pyrenees to raise funding and awareness for our MigraCode Barcelona program and the situation of our students. Donate now!
Since the end of The Second World War, the borders of global capitalism have been expanding until they have penetrated the most isolated places on the planet. Growth policies and extractivism have caused the degradation of our planet’s biodiversity and they have diluted its effect on disease containment.
In the current situation, working is not easy for anyone, but from “La Caldera” we can confirm that we are satisfied with all the objectives which we have been accomplishing up to now within our project, despite the context. Despite having started with a certain delay due to the chaos generated by the current crisis, we were able to work in different areas of our project which we would like to highlight.