Author: Giorgio Tessadri

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We recently launched a survey, open to all CGrow volunteers, to receive their feedback and hear about their engagement in Coloured Glasses. Volunteers at the core of this project The CGrow project aims to build and strengthen networks of volunteers in the 7 countries were the project is implemented. Volunteers are at...

From 26th to 29th   of July we had the chance to carry out Coloured Glasses workshops at a huge summer festival called Närcon Sommar. An event dedicated for the fans and admirers of cosplay, comics and gaming. The event took place in Linköping, Sweden and there were more than 10 000...

On August 19th, YFU France welcomed an European Volunteer Service from Germany, who will stay one year. Her name is Franzeska Seyfang, she is 19 years old, she will participate in Coloured Glasses workshops. She had already been a Coloured Glasses volunteer for YFU Germany three years ago and she tells...

The Coloured Glasses activities we worked on were an important part of our Venice YFU Italy volunteer training camp that took place between July 23rd and July 28th. The aim of the campus was forming new prepared volunteers and raising awareness concerning Venice’s serious problems. The activity involved 9 volunteers...

In August Coloured Glasses Austria got nominated for the "Place of Respect" by Respekt.net! For this we had to submit a project description in which we described objectives and past activities run during CGrow. We have now reached the shortlist and thus the crowed-voting at respekt.net. In Austria, many thousands of people...

I have been the Regional Coordinator for the Coloured Glasses project in France since last October. I was part of staff in YFU France office in Tours. For my last newsletter, I wanted to share this 9-month-experience within the CGrow world. From the Coloured Glasses training which I attended to...