Roma community from Suvalkija participated in the events in Trakai and Vilnius

On  September 17 Project mediator Birutė Rusevičienė, who works in Marijampolė and Kybartai, organized an educational trip to TrakaiRoma from Suvalija participated at the vent in Trakai and Vilnius and Vilnius for the Roma community of the Suvalkija region and specialists working with Roma. In Vilnius, guests from Marijampolė, Prienai and Kybartė participated in the procession […]

Roma youth summer school ‘Sir džives Baltija 2023’ in Tallinn

From the 19th to 22nd of July 2023, the Roma youth summer school “Sir džives Baltija 2023” was held in Tallinn, where young people from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland gathered. During the summer school, Roma youth studied the concept of “anti-gypsyism” and their personal experiences; visited the Roma Genocide Memorial in Kalevi-Liiva; improved their […]

‘Šukar Beauty’

Birželį antakių ir blakstienų grožio kabinetą „Šukar Beauty“ atvėrusios romės Rumina ir Kristina, netrukus klientes pakvies užsukti ir pas plaukų meistrę. Ši grožio laboratorija jos įkūrėjoms ir visai romų bendruomenei – įrodymas, kad romai geba siekti karjeros ir kurti verslą. Beauty salon ‘Šukar Beauty’ were opened by Rumina and Kristina in June. They will soon […]

Roma mediator training in Riga

On 14th – 15th of July 2023, the mediator training ‘Mediation Based on Conflict Solution’ took place in Riga (Latvia). The training was conducted by Evija Klave – the PhD of Social Sciences and certificated mediator.  

Roma youth education in Kaunas

Implementing the project ‘Lithuanian Roma Platform – going local’ The Department of National minorities under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania funded an education for Roma youth dedicated to the Holocaust’s commemoration. The education took place in Kaunas IX Fort museum.

Meeting with the center for Social Services in Jonava

On the 7th of June, 2023 the representatives of the Department of National Minorities under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania together with the representatives of Roma Society Center visited the Jonava city where a meeting initiated by the center for Social Services took place. During the meeting the challenges of Social Services’ provision […]

Study visit to Heidelberg

From the 29th of May to 1st of June 2023 a study visit to Heidelberg (Germany) organized by the project ‘Lithuanian Roma Platform – going local’ (part 5) took place. The main topic of the visit – the fight against anti-gypsyism. During the visit, meetings with the representatives of The Central Council of German Sinti […]

Roma mediator’s training in Estonia

On 27th– 28th   of May 2023, in the Parnu city in Estonia, the training of Roma mediators ‘Effective communication and conflict resolution’ aimed at confliuct prevention and time management took place. The training was conducted by Natalia Zorina, Psychology PhD and lecturer at the University of Tartu. Mediators and Roma activists were participating in the […]

Baltic Roma women training in Ryga

On the 5th-6th of May 2023, the Baltic Roma women training in Ryga occurred. Two days training were devoted to the development of women’s competence and creation of the new networks for cooperation. In the trainings Lithuania was represented by Božena Karvelienė – a chairwoman of ‘Roma Integration House‘

Weekend camp for Roma girls

The moments from the Roma girl’s weekend camps which occurred on the April 21-23 and was held for the first time. The main topic of the camp was the feelings which are often unrecognizable, and which are not courageous to express and to share. During the three sunny days, a safe environment had been created […]