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ROMA - A Discussion of Diversity and the Treatment of Minorities



The project “ROMA – A Discussion of Diversity and the Treatment of Minorities” was supported by Humanity in Action as a grant competition project.

“ROMA: A Discussion on Diversity and the Treatment of Minorities,” was an online course of lectures and discussions created by Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Sahra-Josephine Hjorth and CanopyLAB. The course focused on the treatment of the Roma people in Europe and drew important parallels to current migration crisis. CanopyLAB a platform for NGOs to engage youth in online learning and activism.

The course also teaches about structural racism and contemporary discrimination of Roma people in Europe as well as about the dreams and expectations of Roma youth. The project aimed at creating campaigns and social projects to help solving some of the problems Roma people in the European Union face today.