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!
Prediction and management of migration are a major challenge for the European Union and also for many different stakeholder groups that provide resources and assistance to migrants along their journey. In order to develop better strategies and instruments among policy makers and practitioners in the field of migration, we still need a deeper understanding of this phenomenon.
We just published the 2019 Annual Report of Open Cultural Center Greece. In the report, you can find information regarding the organisation, its mission, objectives, and values.
Interested in learning Spanish or Catalan? Then OCC is the best place to learn at an affordable price and from native speakers in the heart of Barcelona.
As all organisations throughout the world, Open Cultural Center has also been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. While it has brought new challenges, such as switching our educational projects to online programs, we have been able to continue many of our activities in both Spain and Greece.
“I met a lot of people from many countries and of different nationalities, and I was extremely happy and comfortable. I still love OCC Greece and it has a very special place in my heart.”
The vulnerability of the already precarious lives of refugees has only been heightened due to the virus and, sooner or later, the gravity of their situation will become more widely apparent.
“I am Sara from Afghanistan. I left my country because of the war in 2016. It was very difficult to leave all my memories of the place I was born and everything from my childhood.”
When I was in Iraq I was working as a psychologist in a courthouse with a judge. After this, I worked as a marriage counsellor and social worker. I really enjoyed my job because I was able to talk to people, listen to their problems and use my skills to help them. I also worked as a legal secretary for six months and in customer service. Up until now everything was fine in my life.
Last Tuesday was the start of Migracode, the first code school in Barcelona for youth migrants and refugees in Barcelona! Find more info in this post.