The project CAST YOUR VOICE aims to co-develop pathways and tools with newcomers in order to better raise their voice in public discourses

Trailer of the project CAST YOUR VOICE

Project outputs

Train the trainer material

How to organisise workshops (around the topic of political participation) with newcomers? This handbook will tell you more.


So far, two groups of newcomers with all in all 25 students at German universities with refugee background interested in raising the political participation of newcomers in Europe participated in workshops.

Workshop weekends

4 workshop weekends successfully developed, piloted and reflected approaches and tools for newcomers to raise their interests in public discourses and thus become more politically engaged in their host countries. More weekends to come ...

Project team

Julia Mehr

Ronny Röwert

Latest news

CAST YOUR VOICE being showcased as European good practice example in new ESU publication

We are proud being covered in the new publication “TMF Projects portfolio ADVOCACY” by the European Students’ Union (ESU) showcasing 12 successful youth-led projects focusing on social inclusion and accces […]

Inspiring political participation workshop in Hamburg last weekend

16 students with newcomer background, 2 facilitators and 2 co-facilitators (former participants) from all over Germany gathered in Hamburg to get ideas of ways to poltically engage in the German […]

One week left: political participation for newcomers workshop weekend 2019 from 11th to 13th October in Hamburg

It is only one week left until the group of 15 courageous newcomer students from all over Germany will come together to discuss ways of political participation at the weekend […]

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