Foundation for the Development of Culture Arts and Education “Open Door”

Foundation for the Development of Culture Arts and Education “Open Door” was established to support psychotherapeutic activity among young people at risk of social exclusion, such as the unemployed and the disabled, through artistic way. All members of the Foundation actively contribute to this institution, promoting values ​​for understanding and communication between people and supporting young people from difficult backgrounds. The Foundation in its activities concentrate on promoting such values as: equality, human rights, tolerance, prevention of xenophobia and anti-semitism, and the role of civic attitudes within the European society. Foundation "Open Door" focuses on the idea of integration through artistic events with the participation of Polish and foreign artists. Foundation members are people with years of experience in working with young people and conducting art projects, qualified psychological, pedagogical or artistic skills. In recent years, together with local youths, implemented projects in the Youth in Action Program, in with took part young people from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany and Finland. The main idea of this projects were integration and prevention of social exclusion, xenophobia. In these projects took part young people with disabilities or in difficult economical situation. Foundation also completed several projects supported by Dzierżoniów Municipal Office that were strongly focused on prevention of drug addiction, alcoholism (preventive activities for children and youth from dysfunctional families).

Projects implemented through last years:

“Archetypes”/ 2017/ Youth in Action Program (PL, SK, CZ, FI)
“Thin red line”/ 2017/ supported by Dzierżoniów Municipal Office (PL)
“Sober families, happy children”/ 2017/ supported by Dzierżoniów Municipal Office (PL)
“The theater is eternally alive”/ 2016/ Implementation of local development strategies for small projects (PL)
“Do not dark the colors of life”/ 2016/ supported by Dzierżoniów Municipal Office (PL)
“Release”/ 2015/ Youth in Action Program (PL, SK, CZ)
Connection”/ 2014/ Youth in Action Program (PL, SK, CZ)
“In the Darkroom”/ 2014/ Youth in Action Program (PL, CZ)
“Methamorphosis”/ 2014/ Youth in Action Program (PL, CZ)
“Transformation”/ 2013/ International Visegad Fund (PL, CZ, SK, HU)
“Black and white world”/ 2013/ Artistic workshop for culture animators/ Implementation of local development strategies for small projects (PL)
„Horse academy”/ 2013/ Implementation of local development strategies for small projects (PL)
“Black and white world”/ 2013/ Youth in Action Program (PL, DE)