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People with disabilities to take part in the largest youth forum in Russia

Group photo of Participants with disabilities
Photo: Inclusive Resource Center

From July 23-31, 2021, the largest youth forum will take place in Russia, including people with all different disabilities.

The inclusive town iVolgi, Russia, is the leading platform of equal opportunities at the regional youth forums of the Rosmolodezh summer campaign.

Participants with all disabilities are provided with an unparalleled level of accessible environment and support for learning, working, developing, and relaxing. The platform is being implemented in partnership with the Presidential Grants Fund, regional and federal business structures, and inclusive non-profit organizations of the Russian Federation.

Participants of the Inclusive City will have 7 unique educational sessions at the Forum:

  • “Manage the future”;
  • School of student spring “ArtVolga”;
  • Science and Technology;
  • “My business”;
  • “Place of residence”;
  • Smena-laboratory “Practice”

Everyone will be able to attend training programs from leading Russian experts, cultural and sports events, meetings with iconic personalities of modern Russia and take part in grant competitions. Each participant with a disability has the opportunity to win up to 1,500 thousand rubles for the fulfillment of their own project.

Organizers of the site are IMOO “Inclusive Resource Center” with the support of the Government of the Samara Region and the Presidential Grants Fund. Head of the Inclusive Town is Aleksey Sergeevich Trantsev, Director of the Inclusive Resource Center, a member of the central headquarters of the All-Russian Popular Front, and a five-time winner of grant competitions of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs.

People with disabilities, aged 18 to 35, from all regions of Russia can participate. The event is free and the number of spots available is limited. Those who pass the competition selection will be provided with individual support in the process of preparing for the forum and at the event itself.

Venue of the forum is Samara region, pos. Coastal, Festival glade on the Mastryukovsky lakes. Dates of the iVolga: July 23-31, 2021

Applications are submitted until May 25 on the website ivolgaforum.ru.

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