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Connecting EU citizens' communities

Our vision for empowered EU communities.

Find opportunities to connect with others and promote your own events.

Take part in activities and events in our network.

Stories for Change

"Stories for Change" is a photography exhibition on EU citizens' journeys, identity and belonging by Carolina Henriques and Linda Nagy.

The aim of their project is to better understand the lived experiences of EU citizens living in London and to represent them through objects, places and spaces.

This toolkit is intended to be a guide for organisations working with EU citizens and their family members with rights conferred by the Withdrawal Agreement who want to expand their campaigning for change.

 

It is intended to help organisations influence decision-makers, advocating for policy solutions informed and led by the lived experience of EU citizens in the UK who are facing issues with the EU Settlement Scheme. 

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Common Ground is a project funded by the EU Foreign Policy Instruments and delivered in partnership by Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini, the3million and British Future. Our aim is to build a more positive relationship between the UK and the EU.
 
Our mission is to empower and support the EU diaspora in the UK to thrive. We aim to to inspire and equip communities to build connections, celebrate our European identity and values, share knowledge and identify opportunities for collaborations and collective actions.

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Upcoming Events

  • (Until May 2025) EU/UK Youth – Stronger Together programme
    (Until May 2025) EU/UK Youth – Stronger Together programme
    Wed, 17 May
    Europe
    17 May 2023, 19:00 – 09 May 2025, 19:00
    Europe
    17 May 2023, 19:00 – 09 May 2025, 19:00
    Europe
    EU/UK Youth Stronger Together is a two-year programme implemented by the British Council in co-operation with the European Movement International and co-funded by the European Union. It offers young people aged 15–30 from the EU and the UK opportunities to connect and co-operate.
  • Liverpool European Festival
    Liverpool European Festival
    Tue, 14 May
    Liverpool
    14 May 2024, 19:00 – 14 Jun 2024, 23:00
    Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    14 May 2024, 19:00 – 14 Jun 2024, 23:00
    Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    European cultural heritage is colourful, rich and diverse. It’s a link that connects us with the past to help us build a better future and understanding of one another. Let’s become united in our diversity!
  • Improving outcomes for Gypsy, Roma & Traveller students
    Improving outcomes for Gypsy, Roma & Traveller students
    Wed, 22 May
    Manchester
    22 May 2024, 09:00 – 12:30
    Manchester, 6 Mount St, Manchester M2 5NS, UK
    22 May 2024, 09:00 – 12:30
    Manchester, 6 Mount St, Manchester M2 5NS, UK
    FREE and available for school leaders or lead teachers for inclusion.
  • Making it Home: Reconfiguring Migrant Homemaking Together
    Making it Home: Reconfiguring Migrant Homemaking Together
    Wed, 22 May
    Kingston upon Thames
    22 May 2024, 09:45 – 18:00
    Kingston upon Thames, Penrhyn Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EQ, UK
    22 May 2024, 09:45 – 18:00
    Kingston upon Thames, Penrhyn Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EQ, UK
    MaHoMe - Making it Home: An Aesthetic Methodological Contribution to the Study of Migrant Home-Making and Politics of Integration.
  • We are launching PL20NI!
    We are launching PL20NI!
    Wed, 22 May
    Belfast
    22 May 2024, 19:00 – 22:00
    Belfast, 18-22 Hill St, Belfast BT1 2LA, UK
    22 May 2024, 19:00 – 22:00
    Belfast, 18-22 Hill St, Belfast BT1 2LA, UK
    Join in for the exciting launch of PL20NI! Let's celebrate together on the 22nd of May 2024 at the BlackBox!
  •  Festival of Afro-European Arts, Performance & Scholarship
     Festival of Afro-European Arts, Performance & Scholarship
    Tue, 04 Jun
    London
    04 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 05 Jun 2024, 23:00
    London, 10 Thornhaugh St, London WC1H 0XG, UK
    04 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 05 Jun 2024, 23:00
    London, 10 Thornhaugh St, London WC1H 0XG, UK
    Bringing together two intertwined strands, This festival celebrates Black cultural production and critical inquiry and seeks to explore the structures that make Blackness seem natural, self-evident, and variously foreign across Europe.
  • European Elections
    European Elections
    Thu, 06 Jun
    Europe
    06 Jun 2024, 00:00 – 09 Jun 2024, 22:00
    Europe
    06 Jun 2024, 00:00 – 09 Jun 2024, 22:00
    Europe
    Between 6–9 June 2024, millions of Europeans will participate in shaping the future of European democracy on the occasion of the European elections. It is a unique moment when we can all collectively decide on the future of the European Union.
  • Our Migrant Stories with Manchester Histories Festival
    Our Migrant Stories with Manchester Histories Festival
    Sun, 09 Jun
    Manchester
    09 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Manchester, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    09 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Manchester, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Join Karen Shannon, CEO of Manchester Histories, for a riveting panel!
  • Festa della Repubblica 9 June 2024 - Belfast
    Festa della Repubblica 9 June 2024 - Belfast
    Sun, 09 Jun
    Belfast
    09 Jun 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    Belfast, 161 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6TA, UK
    09 Jun 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    Belfast, 161 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6TA, UK
    Join Comites Scotland and Northern Ireland to celebrate the Italian Republic Day together!
  • A Feminine Agency: The Woman as a Force Behind Japonisme in Poland
    A Feminine Agency: The Woman as a Force Behind Japonisme in Poland
    Wed, 12 Jun
    London
    12 Jun 2024, 18:00 – 19:00
    London, 47 Portland Pl, London W1B 1JH, UK
    12 Jun 2024, 18:00 – 19:00
    London, 47 Portland Pl, London W1B 1JH, UK
    The Embassy of the Republic of Poland invites you to the second in a series of lectures on Polish Japonisme!
  • Slavic Voices Choir
    Slavic Voices Choir
    Wed, 12 Jun
    London
    12 Jun 2024, 18:45 – 20:30
    London, Kings College, Strand Ln, London WC2R 2LS, UK
    12 Jun 2024, 18:45 – 20:30
    London, Kings College, Strand Ln, London WC2R 2LS, UK
    King’s Language Centre and Great Britain Russia Society is inviting you to a concert by the Slavic Voices Choir
  • Refugee Festival Scotland
    Refugee Festival Scotland
    Fri, 14 Jun
    Glasgow
    14 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 23 Jun 2024, 23:00
    Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    14 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 23 Jun 2024, 23:00
    Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Refugee Festival Scotland is an annual celebration of creativity, culture and community.
  • The Future of French en Écosse
    The Future of French en Écosse
    Mon, 24 Jun
    Glasgow
    24 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 16:00
    Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    24 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 16:00
    Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    A free one-day conference in Glasgow for teachers and lecturers of French in Scotland.
  • Future cooperation among EU/UK Citizens: what civil society can do
    Future cooperation among EU/UK Citizens: what civil society can do
    Wed, 26 Jun
    Bruxelles
    26 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 18:00
    Bruxelles, Rue Ravenstein 60, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
    26 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 18:00
    Bruxelles, Rue Ravenstein 60, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
    We are delighted to invite EU/UK CSOs, organizations and citizens interested in networking and making collaborative connections to our Common Ground networking event in Brussels!
  • The Wearable Stories of Migrant Women
    The Wearable Stories of Migrant Women
    Thu, 27 Jun
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    27 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7YT, UK
    27 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7YT, UK
    Wearable Stories, hosted by Northumbria University, explores migrant women’s experiences as a creative response to marginalisation.

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