Essential Info

  • Semi-finalist: CLASS Sharing
  • Country: Italy
  • Field: Community Cohesion and Cultural Diversity
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CLASS Sharing


Culture, leisure, art, sports and skills can change your view of the world, and a different view can change the world. The key idea underlying the CLASS Sharing project is a new and disruptive perspective of the question of integration based on an innovative system which rewards the ‘shared utilisation’ of culture and leisure opportunities by refugees/migrants and the local population. The operational tool is a web platform through which public and private organisations in the culture and leisure sector offer special packages for a specific period of time exclusively for mixed groups of refugees/migrants and local residents. By promoting a virtuous circle of social situations, the project will encourage the integration of migrants and refugees, facilitating, with time, their full inclusion in the host community.

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