The meeting was hosted in Aleksandrów Łódzki by the Polish EFTID Network member - Aleksandrów Łódzki Municipality.


Participants had the opportunity to learn about various aspects of intercultural dialogue in the Lodzs area and to join the lecture "Paradoxes of working with culturally‐different Others" of Dr. Katarzyna Waniek from the Department of Sociology of Culture of the University of Lodz and the Center for Migration Studies. They also attended a workshop: "Hate speech in the urban fabric, incl. on the example of (pseudo) fans' slogans"  of Dr. Piotr Fąka, Co‐founder of Educational Studio Foundation, The Headteacher of the Primary School PRACOWNIA. Participants debated with local citizens and organizers the challenges of inclusion of vulnerable local communities as well the opportunities to cooperate in long term programs in intercultural dialogue and inclusion. 

EUROPEAN TOWNS FOSTERING INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE AND COMBATTING DISCRIMINATION OF MIGRANTS AND MINORITIES