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Right 2 Education is an initiative to give refugees the opportunity to learn the Dutch language at different levels, and to facilitate access to the Dutch system of higher education for them. In the context of the current refugee crisis Right2Education believes there is an urgent need stop labeling people as “refugees”, but to treat…

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BOOST Ringdijk; place to meet, learn & work together in OOST

BOOST Ringdijk is the temporary new work- and meetingspace for refugees and local residents to get to know each other, and work together in developping programs and activities that can help to participate in society. Language and conversation classes, sports, shared workspaces, informative workshops about finding your way in Dutch society, music, dialogue and lectures,…

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In early February Gastvrij Oost will launch a temporary small-scale residential facility called HOOST at the Mauritskade in the east of Amsterdam. HOOST Mauritskade is intended for a close group of about 30 refugees, pending their asylum procedure, with support from local residents, to take care themselves for their reception. HOOST Mauritskade is an initiative…

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Oral History: Ongekend Bijzonder

Gastvrij Oost is working together with the project Ongekend Bijzonder, an oral history project in which stories of 200 refugees are collected and recorded. The project focuses on the contribution of refugees to the four major cities. In Amsterdam they will organize a big event from mid-April to mid-May 2016 from this project, in collaboration with GastvrijOost / GastvrijAmsterdam….

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