Immigration and Inclusion

CRESM works with immigrants in Palermo – a city that hosts 19 different immigrant communities – and the Belice valley. CRESM creates new inclusive spaces where immigrants and local people work, live, dialogue and exchange. CRESM’s activities range from hosting asylum seekers to showcasing the technical knowledge of migrants

Community Regeneration

Since the times of Gibellina earthquake, CRESM has fostered through participatory approach the internal (re)generation of communities, untapping the creativity and resilience of people to overcome adversity and fear.  The museum Belice / Epicentro della Memoria Viva, founded by CRESM celebrates this regenerative power of Sicilian communities

Rural Development

In Sicily, lack of employment and public services, make people abandon rural communities. CRESM works on positive change through innovative solutions, promoting new ideas, attitudes and unusual connections among sectors – agriculture, health, education – and actors.

Social Mediation and Support

CRESM provides social mediation for adults and minors and trains social mediators. Conflict and tensions are eased through social mediation and restorative justice. Psychological support to victims is part of social mediation.

Young People

CRESM works with children and young people inside and outside schools. Through YouthBank young people engage with their communities and learn a variety of skills  and responsible behaviours. Within schools we facilitate social interaction to avoid bullying or other kinds of violence

Restorative Justice

“Restorative Justice and Social Inclusion: a new European Approach”, n JUST/2010/JPEN/AG/1601 Specific Programme Criminal Justice 2007-2013 EUROPEAN COMMISSION Restorative justice, Urban Security and Social Inclusion: a new european approach. Il progetto, con Capofila il CRESM, ha previsto la formazione di operatori propedeutica  all’istituzione di Sportelli di giustizia riparativa e mediazione …

Progetto “L’Arte di Crescere”

L’Arte di Crescere, è un progetto coordinato dal Consorzio Solidalia i cui partner sono: Il CRESM,  l’Associazione Al plurale, Il  Filo d’Arianna e la Pro Loco di Gibellina Avanguardia Dinamica. Il progetto, simboleggiato dalla creazione dell’Università dei Giovani, intende affidare agli under 35 il compito di disegnare il proprio ruolo …

Peer Mediation

  Le finalità della mediazione scolastica tra pari sono quelle di fornire degli strumenti agli allievi per poter in futuro gestire autonomamente (senza l’intervento degli adulti), in maniera attiva e consapevole, i loro conflitti. La finalità principale è quella di creare spazi di confronto e d’ascolto attivo tra insegnanti, genitori …

Arlekin

Coordinato dal CNAM (Centro Nazionale di Arti e Mestieri) di Parigi, i cui partner sono: il CRESM di Gibellina, l’Università di Palermo, l’Università di Siviglia, l’Università di Minho (Portogallo), l’Associazione Egregoros di Bruxelles, e il cui scopo è stato quello di formare Mediatori Europei per l’Inclusione Sociale attiva. Attraverso il …

Action Verte Project

In the period 2009-2011 we promoted an innovative initiative both in Sicily and Tunisia (Action Verte Project, financed by JMDI and European Union) to help the tunisian immigrants in Sicily who wanted to go back to their country to invest there. The project, proposed by our expert of Maghreb and …