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The acclaimed exhibition Decolonizing Appearance at Trampoline House’s art space CAMP / Center of Art on Migration Politics has been extended until March 30, 2019…
Info meeting: Join us as a volunteer, intern or researcher…
🎄Trampoline House is closed during the Christmas holiday from December 20 – January 1. We open again on January 2, 2019. Happy holidays to you all and best wishes for a more refugee friendly 2019 ❤️
Children and parents from deportation center Sjælsmark are inviting the public to join the 4th demonstration against living conditions in Sjælsmark. Please join them tomorrow, Dec. 18, from 3–5 pm at FN Byen .
Please join this demonstration at Rådhuspladsen in Copenhagen today Monday, Dec. 10, from 4:30–5:30 pm and protest the Danish 2019 fiscal budget.
Please join us this Friday, Dec. 3, from 4 pm–12 am for Trampoline House's annual Christmas party – the last party in 2018!
Support the children in Sjælsmark on Tuesday at Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads from 11:30 am–1:30 pm. Image: Lucien Diatta & Nanna Katrine Hansen
Join us Thursday 5–7 pm at Trampoline House for the Bi-annual meeting in Folkebevægelsen for asylbørns fremtid – all are welcome!
Join us Fridays 2:30–4 pm for Democracy class – all are welcome!
Trampoline House has chosen to go vegetarian, but both meat and vegetarian options will be available for the Friday community dinners.
Trampoline House is closed this week for the Autumn break
This Friday from 16:00–18:00, Michala Clante Bendixen from Refugees Welcome will visit Trampoline House to talk about the Danish asylum system.
This week in Trampoline House we will begin extending our Children's Club hours and start a new Children's School…
Join us this Friday, 6 pm – 12 am for the opening party of CAMP’s new exhibition, "Decolonizing Appearance" and hear guest curator Nicholas Mirzoeff talk about his ideas behind the exhibition...
This Friday at Trampoline House we will show the screening of "Sea of Sorrow, Sea of Hope" between 6–8:30 pm. Join us and follow Manal's journey out of Syria...
As well as our monthly party at Trampoline House, this Friday we will have the launch of Report on the Criminalisation of Asylum Seekers in Denmark, be sure not to miss it!
This week at Trampoline House Mehmet Yüksekkaya will give a presentation on the unwritten rules in the Danish labor market. Be sure not to miss it at the Big house meeting!
This week is the last chance to view Pablo Andres' exhibition "William Freeman – you can't hold an angel" in Trampoline House. All welcome – be sure not to miss it before it closes!
Join us for the last week before Trampoline House is closed for the Summer! This week’s Big House Meeting will feature a presentation on the unwritten rules of the Danish labor market.
Come and visit Pablo Andres’ exhibition in the CAMP gallery during the week, or get a free performative tour on Saturday afternoon!
This week at Trampoline House, come and visit our new CAMP exhibition by Pablo Andres – ‘William Freeman – you can’t hold an angel.’
This week at Trampoline House, join us for our Big House Meeting, our 7th Birthday Party celebrations, and the grand opening of CAMP’s new art exhibition – ‘William Freeman – you can’t hold an angel’, by Pablo Andres.
This week at Women’s Club there will be a Big Sister’s Cuisine Meeting - come along if you can!
Only two weeks left until Trampoline House’s art center CAMP opens a solo exhibition with Chilean artist Pablo Andres. The show takes a closer look at conditions for LGBTQ people from the Global South seeking asylum in the West.
This week, come to Trampoline House’s bi-monthly Cinema Club, and see the last week of Bridge Radio’s exhibition in the CAMP art centre: ‘Economy for Migrant Labor: For the Right to Work’.
You are probably sick and tired of newsletters! But consider signing up for CAMP’s – Trampoline House's own art gallery! Here is why…
This week, join our new Farsi class for beginners and come along to the second-last weekend tour of Bridge Radio’s CAMP Exhibition - “Economy of Migrant Labour.”
This week, come to our 1st Friday of the Month party, and attend lectures on the Danish asylum system, and the rights of asylum-seeking children in Denmark.
Come along to our Big House Meeting this week! Everyone is welcome – It’s your house too.
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The government’s refugee policies don’t make sense on a humane, democratic or economical level. We have to resist!
“Please listen to our voices. We do not want our loved children crying every day because of the horrible living conditions. Our children are asking, why are we living here? Asking, what shall we eat? We, parents have no answers but to cry also ourselves. We don't want our kids to suffer any more.”
Since October 25, children and parents have been boycotting the cafeteria food in deportation center Sjælsmark. They ask for the center to be closed.
We’re looking for a Counseling Coordinator – apply by November 1st.
Everyone who comes to Trampoline House now have the possibility to get help to find a job. Every Wednesday at 10am–12pm, volunteer job counselors arrange a job workshop that will strengthen the participants in their pursuit of the job market.
David is originally from China and now volunteering in Trampoline House. He has written a poem about hope.
Support from Novo Nordisk Fonden, Lauritzen Fonden og private donationer, has made it possible for Trampoline House to hire a Children’s Club Coordinator. "The Children’s Club is to function as a nice place, where these children can find ease, security, positive relations, predictability and happiness," says Sara Ipsen
We’re looking for a Children’s Club Coordinator – apply by August 7.
We’re looking for a Fundraiser (in Danish only) – apply by August 15.
“The kids with citizenship got all that is needed, but not children who are growing up in the camps. I'm just sorry they don't have the same rights as Danish citizens. Also, they don't have the same opportunity, freedom, house, food, generally normal life.”
“There is discrimination on both sides. She wasn’t completely comfortable telling us that she was from Dansk Folkeparti. That’s why it’s an important thing for us to go to People’s Meeting and talk with people that are different from us.”
“If someone would ask what I miss the most from home, I would tell them I missed the smell of my mother and my brother. And the voice of the man I loved.”
“Before I started coming to Trampoline House, I was just in Roskilde. Sometimes I went shopping for maybe half an hour, and then I returned home to watch TV.”
“There’s a different atmosphere out here. It’s not about learning Danish or getting help with your legal issues.”
"You can get mental health and body health from ping-pong" Meet David, who’s behind Trampoline House’s weekly ping-pong workshops
"The kitchen before was very small and wasn’t prepared for this amount of people, but now it is good, and we are working more professionally."
"Some of the kids have had a traumatizing past, but they feel very safe here"
"Together, we can create a new paradigm". Get an overview of Trampoline House's activities and finances in 2017
"It’s not just Inger Støjberg who’s responsible for this. It’s all of us. And that’s why we’re here today."
This fall, Sisters' Cuisine cooked for 300 people at a job from the Environmental Ministry
Hunger strike at the Deportation Center Kærshovedgård: “Close the camp! We are also humans!”
Asylum seeking children and their parents from Trampoline House call for a campaign focusing on the right to a safe childhood for children in the asylum system.
It's the best kept secret in the asylum law that asylum seekers have the right to work in Denmark. Trampoline House is going to ensure that right with the new, job-focused initiative 'Next Practice'.
At this year’s Roskilde Festival, Trampoline House’s catering service Sisters’ Cuisine opened their own food stall in the Festival’s food court. It was a great experience, and hopefully a step towards opening a permanent Sisters’ Cuisine restaurant in the future.
"There were politicians who came and spoke with local people, something that is the opposite of in my country, and I think Danish people should be proud of their democratic culture"
"Trampoline House is a beginning of life and work"
"It’s a pleasure to be involved in a dynamic environment where everyone is part of a big family"
Sisters' Cuisine are getting ready for Roskilde Festival's legendary Food Court...
"We try hard to teach with a focus on how to get by in Danish society in everyday life"
"I unfortunately have had to realize that the politicians in this country don't want to finance a decent treatment of asylum seekers and refugees"