In the first stage of the program, participants get to know each other, exchange experiences and practices, open topics such as poverty, inequality, gender inequality, freedom of speech, etc., and think about possible ways to intervene in the community and work on developing tools for developing critical thinking. In the second stage, specific methods and skills are exchanged through peer-to-peer workshops, which are tailor-made in relation to the participants. The topics of the workshops are music as a tool for social change; theatre of the oppressed to open dialogue; visual arts as a tool for the development of critical thinking; film; communication and freedom of speech. In the third stage, a short tool-kit is created in relation to the feedback of the conducted workshops and tailor-made trainings are developed.
Art Aparat was founded in 2015 by a group of artists, educators and researchers in the field of culture, with an aim of creating positive change in the society through music. In its projects, music is used as a powerful tool for learning, psycho-social support and social integration. Since the establishment, Art Aparat worked mostly with vulnerable groups - Roma children and youth, youth with behavioural problems, youth from the refugee population, but also elderly population and general population in the times of stress and crisis.
BCHR is a non-profit organization, established in 1995. Its mission is to strengthen and develop democracy, to improve theory, legislation and practice in the area of human rights, and to contribute to the development of civil society. The Youth Program of BCHR is a significant actor in the field of non-formal education and youth work in Serbia. It conducted hundreds of workshops, training, and seminars for youth, youth workers and educators, with the expertise in working with vulnerable youth. The program published the first report on youth rights in Serbia, in 2019.
Philopolitics is an independent research center established to explore political, social and cultural alternatives and models that would contribute to greater civic participation, solidarity and dignity of individuals and groups in order to create peaceful, just and inclusive societies. The association was founded in 2017 in Belgrade and deals with the issue of the (post) colonial situation, the relationship between space, aesthetics and politics, as well as research projects in the field of social anthropology and urbanism.