PROJECT´S NAME: CONFERENCE "AFROPHOBIA & INTERSECTIONALITY" Organized by ENWAD
CO-organization: Anti-Racism & Diversity Inter group of the European Parliament-ARDI
PLACE: BARCELONA, SPAIN
Conference was the first of its kind organized in Spain. It created a platform for the empowerment of PAD individuals and organizations who are largely invisible in Spain. 10 civil society organizations including 7 PAD ant-racism and discrimination organizations/movements participated in the conference with various speakers on keys topics such as racism, double recrimination, institutional racism in Spain as a taboo, racism in employment, in the housing industry the difficulties faced by black people in trying to rent a house or getting one through the public housing programs, racism in schools. School segregation, School bullying etc. with recommendations.
The conference was also attended by national and local authorities including Carles Macian, deputy director of the department of immigration & family affairs, Nuria Balada, president of the Catalan Institute for Women (ICD); Aida Guillem director of the anti-discrimination office of the Barcelona city council and Francesc Ferrer, the director of culture & social cohesion of the caixa foundation.