Activities of Roma youth from Kybartai

The first month of summer was very intenensive for Kybartai Roma youth: On June 10-14, the activities of the Erasmus+ project “Fast-tracking Digital Inclusion” were held at the “Rasos” school in Kybarta, aimed at deepening the digital literacy skills of Roma youth. June 15 The Roma girls’ dance ensemble “Paše yak” participated in the Kybarti […]

Moments from Kybartai ,,Rasos” school

At the end of the school year, we share moments from Kybartai “Rasos” school, which is attended by a large part of the town’s Roma children. During this year, the children traveled a lot, played sports, both in education and in various competitions. We thank the project mediator Biruta Rusevičienė for supporting the children and […]

Invitation to celebrate International Roma day in Kybartai
Rumina Bagdonavičiūtė- new Roma mediator in Vilnius

Foto- D. Umbrasas, LRT Rumina Bagdonavičiūtė, a new Roma mediator, has been working in Vilnius for more than a month. You can find Rumina at the address of the Roma Society Center at T. Ševčenkos st. 16B. We wish Rumina success in her work and are happy to join the team of mediators of the […]

Empowering Roma youth

Roma young people from Kybartai, together with their peers from Latvia, Estonia and Romania, participated in Erasmus+ training in Riga throughout the previous week. We thank our mediator Birute Rusevicienė for organizing a youth trip and the opportunity to chat with Roma from other countries!

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.