The workshops will be held over four days in the Socio-Cultural Center "San Roque"
Totana hosts, from 7 February, the "First Conference for Intercultural Dialogue and Solidarity" organized by the Universidad de Sevilla, through which it aims to create spaces of encounter between native and immigrant populations.
The Project for Excellence "Migration of indigenous peoples in Ecuador and Bolivia in Spain.
Specific situations and prospects in the autonomous regions of Andalusia, Murcia and Valencia "has chosen the town of Totana for targeting social intervention phase, between February and May, will be held in the Region of Murcia.
The mayor of Social Welfare, Juan Carrion, who has presented this conference together with the specialist at the University of Sevilla, Pilar Cruz, explained that this new initiative aims to link research with social intervention from the university and apply to processes migration.
In particular, according to Carrión, this is accompanied by local actions for the construction of spaces for reflection, encounter and exchange of experiences between indigenous people and immigrants, providing knowledge and tools to improve relationships and address the exclusion of every day.
The specialist at the University of Seville explained to representatives of immigrant associations in Totana that these activities will be carried out between February and March 2010 to articulate issues to facilitate an encounter between the villagers and to invite them to reflect on personal development, family and community.
With the events are meant to address some of the results of the diagnostic phase (conducted between June 2008-October 2009), relating to the identification of the needs that people from Ecuador and Bolivia, local residents and indicating the complex union of existing factors at both individual and collective, of the host society, as the conditions of insertion (not just work) these immigrants in the context Lorca.
All activities are free and are aimed at people over 14 and interested in more actively involved in improving interaction in Totana, whether Spanish or foreign origin and Social will be held on Local San Roque.
The courses will begin on February 7 at 11:00 am with the workshop "Immigration: Human rights day by day.
Citizenship, multiculturalism, prejudice, "taught by Professor Helio Gallardo Martínez, a professor at the University of Costa Rica, the next will take place on February 20 at 19:00 pm under the name" Equality and coeducation in families, "offered by Prof. Mercy Viñán, the workshop co social experiences, "taught by Professor of the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Almudena Cortes, is 6th March at 18:00 pm and the workshop on community management, development and venture, which will be given by Professor Angela Moreno, will be the same day after 19:00.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana. Fotos: Totana.com