CIM HORIZONS

Welcome to the diverse
and full of activities world.

If you are care about others and this world, want to develop yourself – you are in the right place. Center for Intercultural Initiatives HORIZONS – widen your horizons with us!

What we do?

We are an independent Poznań non-governmental organization, operating under various names since 1996 at the local, regional, national and international levels.


Our goals are to initiate, run and support educational, social and cultural activities for and for the local community and to build intercultural dialogue between representatives and representatives of different cultures. Our goals are to initiate, run and support educational, social and cultural activities for and for the local community and to build intercultural dialogue between representatives and representatives of different cultures.


Volunteering

We promote and organize volunteering in the local and international dimension for social change and personal development.

Education

We operate in the field of non-formal education. We organize activities aimed at transcultural, anti-discrimination and civic education.

Support

We operate locally. We support the local community in the social and cultural dimension. We start the changes from our own backyard.

Our events
  1. “Rozum – Ciało – Dusza” – Soul

    21 November / 16:3020:30

    This workshop will allow participants to look at their own values ​​and needs, define goals and resources, learn ways to maintain motivation and achieve Work-Life Balance.

  2. Another Perspective – Understanding

    26 November / 11:4013:30

    The workshop aims to familiarize yourself with the concept of tolerance towards otherness, diversity of perspectives in the context of communing with another person in the classroom, at home and in a society of discrimination and what is “fake news”, and how it arises.

  3. “Rozum – Ciało – Dusza” – Meeting

    5 December / 18:0020:00

    A summary meeting during which we will reflect on what changes have occurred in the life of each participant/check since the first meeting in the cycle, what personal goals were implemented, in which areas it is still worth focusing.

Our activities in this year?

As every year, a lot is happening. We undertake many local and international activities. Below is a description of our main activities for 2019.


#GETUPSTANDUP

#GetUpStandUp surrounds itself with influential European protests – 1968 Protest and civil rights movements, the invasion to Czechoslovakia, the student protests and anti-Semitic campaign in Poland, the 1989 Democratic revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe and the fall of the Berlin wall – in order to raise awareness of their significance, use them as examples to stimulate debate and finally utilize them as means of reflection and comparison on their nature and their influence on contemporary protests as well.

MCIL Łazanka

ŁAZANKA Mobile Local Initiatives Center – a place for residents, frequenters and regulars of Lower Lazarus. Project implemented by the Association CIM HORIZONS from 2017. Łazarz is a big district and now a lot is happening here. Activities implemented within the Center include many places, such as our office, Osiedlowy Klub Kultury “Krąg”, or the Incubator of Culture Piraeus, as well as squares, Rynek Łazarski, parks, gates and other places depending on the needs. ŁAZANKA is a place open to every age and social group.

VOLUNTEERING POTENTIAL LAB

The aim of the project is to improve the quality of volunteering projects by developing the competence of people organizing volunteering projects and / or cooperating with volunteers through the development of the following skills: identifying volunteers’ needs and directing them to adequate tasks, recognizing motivations of volunteer and using its potential, improving the quality of communication with volunteers (including the ability to resolve conflicts)…

SIĘ KRĘCI

SIĘ KRĘCI is a series of workshops on creating rap and music videos with young people. The main goal of the project is to integrate people from different environments during joint creative activities using new media. The project is primarily to contribute to the activation of young people in the field of cultural education, awaken their creative initiative for further self-education, and increase self-esteem.

SIGNPOST ON THE CROSSROADS OF CULTURE

Signpost at the crossroads of cultures is a project aiming to build the intercultural dialogue and understanding. It aims to bring other cultures to young people in Poznan to raise their tolerance and enhance an open attitude. For achieving this we will organize meetings of high school students with foreigners living in Poznan. It is also for foreigners to get to know Polish culture better.

Call for participants
Do you want to experience an amazing adventure? “The signpost at the crossroads of cultures” is a project seeking to build understanding and intercultural dialogue. Its purpose is to bring …
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#GETUPSTANDUP, RECRUITMENT
Do you want to be an activist / activist of human rights? International training awaits you;) We invite you to take part in the second sports training as part of …
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New articles
On October 31st, 2019, at the Third High School Jan Kante had a meeting with Living Books implemented by the Center for Intercultural Initiatives Horizons. The meeting was one of …
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ESC / EVS
Our ESC volunteers were in Warsaw during the middle week of October to know more about volunteering in Poland and about ESC program (European Solidarity Corp). During the week from …
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OTHERS
Thank you all for coming to Ładne rzeczy to discover all the cultures and their curiosities presented during the evening. It was a summary of our meetings with young people …
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During the Friday meeting about Erasmus Plus +, we had the opportunity to learn how different programs we can participate, what to do to find more information about them …
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ESC / EVS
last week, I ve prepared a presentation about italian culture and Italy to promote values of the friendly Italy, that is actually the 50 percent of the entire population of …
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European Voluntary Service

European Solidarity Corps (ESC)

Volunteering projects provide young people with the opportunity to do voluntary work at home or abroad. Volunteer activities respond to important social needs.


At the moment we are hosting: Zacharoula, Ania, Calin and Salvatore. What is more Marta and Alvaro have an internship with us as a par of Erasmus+.

 

EVS LIFE / REPORTS


The Weekly article for the 2nd week of November :D

The Weekly article for the 2nd week of November 😀

Calin
Weekly Report of the 2nd week of November, made by Calin …
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3rd week - Skalvo

3rd week – Skalvo

2017/2018, Salvatore
During the week from 16.09 till 22.09 the group composed by Esc volounters and permanent members of CIM Horyzonty had some activities connected with organization of events like Parking day, human library and parking day in the lazarz district …
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On arrival meeting in Warsaw for our volunteers - Skalvo

On arrival meeting in Warsaw for our volunteers – Skalvo

2019/2020, Salvatore
Our ESC volunteers were in Warsaw during the middle week of October to know more about volunteering in Poland and about ESC program (European Solidarity Corp) …
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November: A Month of New Challenges for Me (Narek)

November: A Month of New Challenges for Me (Narek)

2019/2020, Narek
The first working week of November was very busy for me. For the first time in my life, I taught Russian for beginners. I was very tense during the preparatory phase, but during the lesson the tension was overwhelmed by …
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