PROJECT  R-HOME – Autonómia

PROJECT  R-HOME

2019-10-01 -

Autonomia takes part in an international project focusing on housing problems of the Roma population in five EU countries.

“Roma: Housing, Opportunities, Mobilisation and Empowerment”

Grant Agreement number: 849199

PROJECT SUMMARY

 

Objectives

– reducing discrimination affecting Roma people, with a particular focus on access to housing, by a better understanding of the issues and by providing Roma with tools and knowledge to defend their own rights

– supporting Roma integration into society through empowerment, the promotion and support of their active participation and capacity building and development of Roma and pro-Roma civil society

 

Activities

– Transnational research on Roma housing

– Mutual learning on Roma housing and empowerment

– Empowerment of Roma people for participation and defense of rights

– Awareness-raising

 

Beneficiaries

– Roma people

– professionals of public and private organizations working in the domain of housing, other related services, and civil rights; social workers; volunteers; nonprofit organizations working with Roma; university students; local and EU public institutions; journalists and opinion-makers; citizens

 

Expected results

For Roma

– acquiring information about the policies addressed to them and their rights, focusing on housing

– improving their relationship with public and private services

– gaining awareness of their potential as active citizens

– empowerment and ability to impact on their community

– understanding the importance of associating and working together

For other beneficiaries

– tools and knowledge to support Roma integration and the enforcement of their rights

– overcoming prejudices and stereotypes

– improving the quality of answers to Roma needs

– strengthening synergies and collaboration between the public sector, private services, and universities

 

Partners

  • FONDAZIONE CARITAS AMBROSIANA (applicant), Italy
  • UNIVERSITA’ DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO-BICOCCA, Italy
  • COMUNE DI MILANO, Italy
  • TARKI Tarsadalomkutatasi Intezet Zrt, Hungary
  • AUTONOMIA ALAPITVANY, Hungary
  • ASOCIATIA CARITAS – ASISTENTA SOCIALA FILIALA ORGANIZATIEI CARITAS ALBA IULIA, Romania
  • FONDATION NATIONALE DES SCIENCES POLITIQUES, France
  • FEDERACIÓN DE ASOCIACIONES GITANAS DE CATALUÑA, Spain

 

EXPERIENCES OF THE R-HOME PROGRAM:

The experiences of the project were summarized at the closing conference. The materials of the lectures will be available in English and Italian:

The Project “R-HOME – Roma: Housing, Opportunities, Mobilisation and Empowerment” – Chiara Lucchin, Caritas Ambrosiana

Discrimination and housing deprivation of Roma people in European cities – Tommaso Vitale, Sciences Po, CEE, Paris

Mutual learning on Roma housing and participation – Aniko Bernat, TARKI Tarsadalomkutatasi Intezet Zrt, Budapest

Roma empowerment – Annabel Carballo, Federación de Asociaciones Gitanas de Cataluña, Barcelona

Acknowledging housing rights: some recommendations to the EU Commission– Patrizia Farina, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

Video-Documentary

WATCH THE FULL RECORDING OF THE CONFERENCE

 

Donor

EU Programme: REC (Rights, Equality and Citizenship)

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