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FINALIZING THE SELECTION

This week, we finalize the selection for women participating in the We Were Built on Women, the Other Economies program, presented by Barcelona Activa and Fundació Surt. For ten months, we will accompany self-employed women aspiring to create businesses that fall within the framework of The Social and Unified Economy. It’s not necessary that the project […]

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#RefugeesWelcome

The House of Delle Donne di Milano has launched a feminist manifesto regarding the situation of refugees living in Europe. Below its title, “Walls and enclosures: this is not the Europe in which we want to live”, Italian feminists call on the international community and the European states to guarantee the rights of refugees and […]

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Time and the Third Sector

Next Wednesday, the 16th of March, the Directives and Professional Women’s Network of Social Action (DDiPAS) and the Council of Barcelona will hold a day of debate “Time and Third Sector: we construct effective and sustainable organizations”. The event will take place at 16.30 in the Barcelona Francesca Bonnemaison Space and will feature the results […]

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Participatory Process ICI

SURT is participating in the Intercultural Community Intervention Project (ICI). The ICI, taking place in the neighborhoods of Artigues, El Remei and Sant Roc de Badalona, will hold a conference on March 15th, concerning intercultural coexistence as a way to share a space of dialogue in regards to diversity management. In this conference, the results […]

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THE PRESENCE OF GENDER IN THE FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY

The Third Sector Table presented the report, “The feminization of poverty. Defending the presence of gender ”. SURT has always defended the need for this perspective in order to be able to attack the causes of inequalities that lead to poverty.   The report gave some important statistics The rate of risk of poverty has […]

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WE WERE BUILT ON WOMEN, THE OTHER ECONOMIES

The SURT Foundation presents the program, “We Were Built on Women, the Other Economies”   Are you a woman who has a project with an environmental or social impact that you want to promote? We have the program for you!   The program, We Were Built on Women, the Other Economies, promoted by Barcelona Activa’s […]

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ENERGY POVERTY

At the beginning of 2016, Fundació SURT began a pilot project for The Fight Against Energy Poverty, backed by the City Counsel of Barcelona in conjunction with the Catalan Entities for Social Action (ECAS). This innovative project has two objectives. On one side, it hopes to visit nearly 5,000 homes in the city with the […]

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THE SIRGA PROJECT UNDERWAY

The “Sirga” Project, designed to house and provide support for women living in situations of domestic violence, will soon become a reality. SURT has purchased some furniture and the IKEA Foundation has also donated some pieces for the house’s individual rooms and common areas. The transportation company, Sama Group, will cover the costs while IKEA […]

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CUNIT TRAINING

On Monday, January 25th, in Cunit, SURT will be continuing its course for Catalan literacy as well as interpersonal personal and social skills for individuals of foreign origin, who are native Arabic speakers but who are not literate in their native language or have a minimum level of literacy. The course´s objectives include: Development and […]

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SMART CITIES GENERATE NEW OPPORTUNITIES

We are launching a program with the objective of promoting entrepreneurship among the group of young men and women, through the use of a fortress territory known as Smart Cities. The project works with young people and the technology sector to generate business ideas related to the need to respond to the needs of the […]

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THE TOY DRIVE

Their Majesties did not forget the families of SURT. Yesterday, January 13th, we distributed the toys they left us. “We decided to give more toys to children who have behaved well and were walking past the port on our way to the East when we passed SURT and left you these gifts,” said a letter […]

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MUSICAL SOLIDARITY

During the month of January, The Alex Foundation will once again present its Minimusic Solidarity concert. The entrance fee is a newly purchased toy without wrapping that will be gifted to families living in situations of poverty of whom the foundation assists. The concert will be held on the 3rd of January at noon in […]

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MEDIATION TRAINING

SURT is beginning its selection process for the Professional Certificate Occupational Training Course in two specialties at Level 3. The course is available for individuals over the age of 16 registered with the Employment Office as Unemployed and who possess the formal requirements to become accredited. The first briefing will be held on Friday, December […]

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GENDER VIOLENCE AWARENESS AT IES

On the 16th and 23rd of November, SURT worked at IES Miquel Tarradell to raise awareness regarding gender violence. We conducted an awareness workshop that concluded with a tour of violent, urban spaces. We discovered the routine occurrence of gender violence and its invisibility in society. We worked with the first social integration group, a […]

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#IMGOINGTO7N

On the 7th of November, the National March Against Gender Violence will occur in Madrid, Spain. This demonstration aims to denounce all forms of violence and abuse suffered by women and expose the manners in which society´s  patriarchal system generates, maintains, and promotes inequality. The manifesto begins by saying, “Since 1995, 1,378 women have been […]

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FAMILY PAIR IN THE BIG DRAW

The families of the Family Pair participated in the Opening Doors program on Sunday, October 25th at The Big Draw, a drawing & arts festival. At the Born Center of Barcelonan Culture, mothers and children all ages took part in drawing marine creatures of the Great Ocean. To conclude the event, attendants helped with the […]

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THE SOLIDARITY CLOTHING MARKET

On July 24, was held the Clothing Market of Solidarity, a project supported by the Opening Doors program. The solidarity action has dual objectives; On the one hand, it offers users of SURT a means of accessing basic needs, such as clothing. Moreover, it is an activity carried out by women participating in the Empowerment […]

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PROMOTION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

We foster entrepreneurship for women from the entrepreneurship network. From the program “Catalonia entrepreneurship” we promote the empowerment of entrepreneurs. It is a free resource to support unemployed or working persons, who want to promote their own business. We provide advice, training and support to the whole entrepreneurial process . Do you have a project […]

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THE HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTE OF CATALONIA PRESENTS THE 2009 SOLIDARITY AWARD TO SURT

On Tuesday, February 9th The Human Rights Institute of Catalonia (IDHC) awarded the SURT Foundation of Women, Private Foundation, the 2009 Solidarity Award, a ceremony held at the Parliament of Catalonia with over 150 people in attendance. The president of the Human Rights Institute of Catalonia (IDHC), Jaume Saura, congratulated the SURT Foundation, “very sincerely,” […]

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THE SURT FOUNDATION RECEIVES THE 2009 SOLIDARITY AWARD

The jury of the Human Rights Institute of Catalonia (IDHC) has decided to award the 2009 Solidarity Award to SURT Foundation of Women, Private Foundation, “in recognition of an organization that has worked for over 16 years for the incorporation of women in the labor market, especially those who are in a situations of great […]

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LEAVING ARTISTS!

Between the 6th and 30th of November, as part of the X Forum against Gender Violence, we will hold an exhibition of pieces from the workshop “Leaving Artists” as a means through which to lend visibility and prominence to the vital and highly personal project used in coping with and empowering women who have faced situations of […]

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SURT PROVIDES INTERCULTURAL MEDIATION TO PROMOTE INTEGRATION WITHIN EL RAVAL

April 2010 – SURT, Foundation of Women, will be working for the next few months on its Raval Intercultural Mediation Service, a project encouraging unity between individuals of varying cultural realities, languages, and societies. With support from La Caixa Foundation, the initiative provides various services including a reliable point of mediation, dynamic workshops addressing coexistence […]

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OFFICIALS OF THE CRISIS, PRESENTED BY LA CAIXA FOUNDATION AND SURT

On December 15, the ‘Alternative officials of the crisis, Conference of experiences and good practices’, will be held at the Maritime Museum. This event is organized by the La Caixa Foundation in collaboration with the SURT Foundation for Women, Private Foundation. The conference´s aim is to present different experiences of social responsibility, analyze plans for […]