2. Cooperativa Orso, Italy www.cooperativaorso.it
Orso is a social cooperative born in 1987 from the experience of the GiOC Association – Youth Christian Workers with the aim of building a more just and supportive society, based on the primary value of the person, sustainable development and active citizenship.
It operates on the territory of the Piedmont Region, mainly in the Provinces of Asti, Cuneo and Turin with the aim of promoting equal access to labor market for marginalized groups and full citizenship of people in society. 4. Rule of Law Institute, Poland https://panstwoprawa.org
The Rule of Law Institute Foundation is a non-governmental organization created by a group of Polish and American lawyers connected to the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Lublin. The Institute was established in 2001. It promotes legal awareness in the society, continuing professional development of lawyers, promotion of the knowledge of the European law and of the idea of European integration, human rights protection, as well as legal representation and advice services to asylum seekers. 5. The Asylum Working Group Heidelberg eV, Germany www.asyl-heidelberg.de
Asylarbeitskreis Heidelberg e.V. has been founded in 1995 upon the first „wave" of refugees from former Yugoslavia to Germany.
The organisation activity is largely based on volunteer members, – 142 people at present – having just one employee financed by the city of Heidelberg.
It is dedicated to supporting refugees in Heidelberg in all aspects of their new life – language translating company to different places, learning language skills, dealing with administrations, free time, law advise, integration into the job market etc. 6. Make Better Association (MKBT), Romania www.mkbt.ro
MKBT is an interdisciplinary association reuniting professionals from the urban planning, social science and urban engineering working on urban regeneration issues. We have primarily worked so far in demographically shrinking communities, impacted by outmigration and economic restructuring. Housing deprivation of marginalized groups is one of the key areas of work of our NGO. We have implemented housing advocacy initiatives in support of enabling legal environment for those living in informal settlements and are an active member of the Housing Coalition in Romania.