The Restorative Justice for All International Institute
Founded upon the FREDA values of Fairness, Respect, Equality, Dignity and Autonomy, RJ4All is an international NGO based in London. It aims to empower communities through education, high quality volunteering and social action and by disseminating power through the implementation of restorative justice values and practices including inter-cultural dialogue and workshops. RJ4All holds community-led projects, focusing on integration and offer hundreds of volunteering opportunities to young people and marginalised groups annually. We increase cultural awareness especially amongst children and young people, breaking in this way the barriers that lead to division and community tensions.
Social Cooperative Activities for Vulnerable Groups
The organisation ‘Social Cooperative Activities for Vulnerable Groups – EDRA’ (Abbreviation: K.S.D.E.O. “EDRA”) is a Non-Profit Organisation- Social Cooperative, operating in the fields of mental health and mental retardation since 2001, aiming at the promotion of mental health, defending the rights of vulnerable groups and raising awareness in matters concerning mental health. syndrome and moderate or severe intellectual disabilities co-occurring with signs of autism. EDRA” operates in the following sectors: i) Mental Health, ii) Mental Retardation, iii) Child and Family, iv) Vulnerable Social groups. “EDRA” is also very active in EU projects, having coordinated multiple large- scale projects under Erasmus+ (KA2, Sport) and Creative Europe (Culture) Programmes and also having participated in numerous projects as partner. The organisation has also a vast experience when it comes to training as it operates a Lifelong Education Centre also aiming, among others, to the continuing education of the employees of the organization. Over the years, it has offered its services to many hundreds of trainees, running courses for professionals of Mental health field, social workers, artists and many others.
Altius carries out important programmes to promote volunteering:
– 1 kilo of Help︎
Works over 15 years supported by more than 200 volunteers, introducing a novel concept of solidarity: the ability to help every day of the year in a simple way.
– I cook employment︎
providing job opportunities and training, and also food to cover basic needs of job seekers, supported by over 100 volunteers.
✓Sustainable development: promoting a sustainable social development, especially in the Mediterranean area, mainly through the lifelong learning tools. We currently run and manage stimulating projects that produce a change in society and in the participants; ✓Young people and intercultural issues: analysing and advocate for intercultural activities and projects to enhance the opportunity of development in civil societies in Europe, we continue offering young people opportunities to develop their professional and personal skills in a multicultural and international
✓Institutional social project development: through social research focusing on the constantly changing characteristics of society, we offer support and project management, and implementation to municipalities, regions and national and international entities.
Our vision is to better understand the global involvement of single pieces of the whole puzzle, interacting and working together in a wealthier way.