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Even tough the Tolerade through Dresden can not take place on 16.5., we will not be silent!
On this day many organizations, crews and artist from and around Dresden will put together a radio program, which couldn't be more varied. ColoRadio offered us their station for that day. From 2 pm on you can listen to nice tunes and interessting speeches.
We will entertain you from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm together with "WillkommeninJohannstadt e.V"., "Montagscafé", "WirsindPaten", "Startwithafriend" and "SächsischenFlüchtingsrat e.V.". Our common theme is flight and asylum.

Hope you join us on saturday!

In the middle of the Corona crisis the new project "Berufstandem" of the "AG Ausbildung und Arbeit" of initiative "Willkommen in Löbtau e.V." started.
It supports mirgants with a specific professional aim and sufficient German knowledge in building a professional network and in finding a job or a trainee position in and around Dresden.

At the moment, the projekt is looking for migrants, who came to Germany within the past 5 years ("Berufs-Explorer") and experienced professionals ("Berufs-Scout"), who are willing to become a Berufstandem for 6 months.

Are you interessted? Visit  www.berufstandem.de  for more information.

As all of you know, the Corono-virus is spreading rapidly.
To reduce the risk of infection for you and those around you, we decided to stop running several IDA-projects.
This means, for an indefinite period of time, we have to cancel
- homework assistences in Louisenstraße, K9 and at TU Dresden
- german class in Hamburger Straße
- international cooking evenings.

As soon as we are planning to start these projects again, we will let you know!
Until then, stay healthy!

This year, IDA is one of the finalists of the "Welcome"- prize of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The BMBF awards this prize to outstanding student initiatives of the DAAD-"Welcome"- programme that funds IDAs activities. Among 50 applicants, we have now been chosen as one of the top three initiatives in Germany.

The prize is targeted at initiatives that can serve as a model for the support of refugees and international students. Although we still don't know, whether we'll come in first, second or third at the awarding ceremony in Berlin on July 5th, we are very happy to be nominated. Keep your fingers crossed for us, we'll keep you posted.

PS: This nomination would not be possible without your support and engagement! Therefore we want to thank everyone, who has supported us and made our activities work. Dear helpers, supporters and volunteers: YOU ARE GREAT!

 

Our Buddy-Program is soon starting its third round.

The program ist targeted at refugees that want to apply for university. Every refugee buddy will be matched with a local, who can help with questions regarding studies, as well as everyday problems and who can introduce their buddies to the local scene. In the past two semesters the program has enabled many language tandems and frienships. Every month, we organize an event for all participants to meet, eat and have fun.

You can apply to be part of the program here. Application deadline is April 21. We will then assign your buddy until the end of April and hold the first meeting in May.

When: 15. December 2016, hours: 20:00 - 01:00
Where: Club Novitatis, Fritz-Löffler-Str. 12C (basement), Dresden

The fact that we are able to offer our activities and projects is only thanks to you! We want to celebrate this. This is why we want to invite you to our christmas party. We want to eat, drink and dance with you and celebrate the ending of a nice and successfull year. Bring your friends and friends of friends - the more the merrier 🙂

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