Project Areas of the Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Russland

Projektstellend er Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Russland

"Project Areas of the Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Russland." Volk auf dem Weg, April 2007, 9.

This translation from the original German text to American English is provided by Alex Herzog, Boulder, Colorado

A Presentation of Project Areas of the Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Russland

As part of its integration work, the Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Russland has drawn up the following project areas on which work is to begin this year [and for which we solicit participants]:

I. Integration of Spaetassiedlern and migrants in the Greater Chemnitz area and its rural surroundings
Project Goals and Centents:

- Inclusion of immigrants in voluntary integration work;
- Inclusion of volunteer work by immigrants into existing offerings of the community;
- Participation in social, cultural and political life;
- Assitance in prividing orientation and information;
- Expanding contacts with the native population and cooperation with associations and institutions.

II. Unser Haus Deutschland [Our Home Germany]
Project Goals and Centents:

- Acting against discrimination, self-stigmatizing, and exclusion; by using concrete preventive measures;
- Providing a feeling of belonging with German society

III. "IMM-EN Kreis" - Integration of immigrants by employing the multi-media in Ennepe-Ruhr County
Project Goals and Centents:

- Integration with the help of multi-media technical means;
- Improvement of the information for Spaetaussiedler and migrants;
- Assitance in orientation offerings;
- Improvement in social and linguistic skills;
- Building a partnership network

IV. Integration as interaction.
Meshing the Landsmannschaft and its parts with public places in various societal and political areas (nation-wide)
Project Goals and Centents:

- Gaining volunters for work with migrants;
- Opening up the advising structures for all migrants;
- Providing new concepts for volunteer work;
- Meshing volunteer structures with other offices;
- Copperation with active volunteers.

V. The Traveling Exhibit "Volk auf dem Weg. Geschichte und Gegenwart der Deutschen aus Russland [A People on the Road. Past and Present of the Germans from Russia]
Project Goals and Centents:

- Presenting the exhibit in more than twenty cities and communities;
- Creating a cultural program to accompany it;
- Linking up with local integration measures;
- Guided tours for youth, school classes and teachers;
- Accompanying events.

To help out, please (female and male; payment according to normal standards) turn to the following:
Landsmannschaftd er Deutschen aus Russland, Bundesgeschaeftsstelle,
Raitelsbergerstr. 49, 70188 Stuttgart; keyword: Projects.

At this address you will also recieve detailed descriptions of the projects.

Your Landsmannschaft

Our appreciation is extended to Alex Herzog for translation of this article.

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