Bank of skills and knowledge

Graceland’s project ‘Bank of skills and knowledge’ has been qualified for the final round of the TESCO program ‘We help. You decide’ #Decydujeszpomagamy. The project aims at facilitating the exchange of information, knowledge and experience in order to activate and integrate local communities.

Proper Documentation – Effective Dissemination

Graceland’s new project “Proper Documentation – Effective Dissemination” received funding under the Fundusz Inicjatyw Obywatelskich – Śląskie Lokalnie / Grants for development of young organizations. The project will support purchase of multimedia hardware, helpful in our educational and dissemination activities.

International volunteers in action!

28 international volunteers have been accepted for the „Silesia. For a better stay” program. During the following three months they will be carrying out a research aiming at identifying the needs and expectations of foreign nationals living in the region, concerning the availability and relevance of its educational and cultural offer. Our volunteers represent different age, social and professional groups. Some have been living in Poland for many years, the others arrived just one month ago. They come from 4 continents and represent 15 countries: Ireland, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Serbia, Belorussia, Ukraine, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Lebanon, Mexico, China, South Korea and Vietnam. We are very much looking forward to reading the reports and recommendations.

Supporting international graduates

Gaceland’s new project titled „Support to international graduates working at jobs below their qualifications or in the informal economy”, submitted to the Social Innovations Programme in the framework of Akcja inkubacja project carried out by ECORYS Polska Sp. z o.o. and SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, is qualified for the second round of the competition. Continue reading “Supporting international graduates”

Integration. Mushroom picking.

Our new project INTEGRATION. MUSHROOM PICKING. is qualified for the final round of the TESCO program „We help, you decide” (#decydujeszpomagamy). Mushroom picking integration trips to Lubliniec forests along with dance and theatre workshops at the seat of „Śląsk” Song and Dance Ensemble in Koszęcin will be organized in August and September 2017.

In order to receive funding for our activities, we need your help! You can vote between 8 March and 4 April 2017 at the following TESCO locations: Chorzów Batorego 21, Chorzów Graniczna 3, Siemianowice Śląskie Niepodległości 21.