The educational seminars to the Senior High Schools of the Municipality on gender-based violence are in progress.
In two days, one hundred and four students visited the Drama Ladies Union-House of Open Hospitality in the context of the “Time to Talk” project.
On Friday, May 6 and on Monday, May 9, the patio of Drama Ladies Union-House of Open Hospitality was filled by students from the 3rd and 4th General Senior High School of Drama, the 1st and 2nd Vocational High School and the 4th Vocational High School of Alexandroupolis. With Ms. Sevasti Chatzifotiou, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work of Democritus University of Thrace, as main presenter, students attended educational seminars on gender-based violence, whereas a presentation of the website and the online game followed. The training was completed with their tour at the House of Open Hospitality and the Food Bank.
Lastly, in the context of the training, they also had the opportunity to chat online with the program director of “The Hellenic Initiative”, Michalis Printzos, who explained to them the work of the Hellenic Initiative and the effort of the Greek community in America to support the Food Bank of Drama.
“Time to Talk” is implemented in the context of the Active citizens fund program, with Drama Ladies Union-House of Open Hospitality as implementation body. The €13.5 million Active Citizens Fund program is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and is part of the European Economic Area (EEA) financial mechanism for the period 2014 – 2021, known as EEA Grants. The program aims at fortifying and strengthening the sustainability of civil society and at highlighting its role in promoting democratic processes, strengthening citizens’ participation in society and defending human rights. The management of the grant of the Active Citizens Fund program for Greece has been jointly undertaken by the Bodossaki Foundation and SolidarityNow. For more information: www.activecitizensfund.gr
PRESS OFFICE OF THE DRAMA LADIES UNION-HOUSE OF OPEN HOSPITALITY