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THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS WEEK’S PROGRAM IN TRAMPOLINE HOUSE ❣️
👉 Business training workshop for people seeking asylum and refugees with residence permit (Wed. 1:30–3:30 pm)
👉 Democracy class: For or against abortion? (Fri. 2:30–4 pm)
👉 Women's class: You and the system – how to talk to Danish authorities so you get the best treatment and protect your rights (Fri. 4–6 pm)
👉 Guided tour in deportation center Sjælsmark – ONLY FOR educational interns and volunteers (Sat. 12–1:30 pm)
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This week, Spanish artist Beatriz Gonzalez Rodriguez from Useful Art for Communities will visit Trampoline House and make an art installation from plastic waste in collaboration with adults and children from the house. In Women’s Class, we will discuss the challenges of being a mother in the asylum system and in the integration system. Click to read more about these and other activities this week…
CHECK OUT Trampoline House’s awesome program this week:
⭐️ Info meeting on how to become an intern/volunteer (Wednesday)
⭐️ Family class about child raising methods, fatherhood, and partnership (Friday)
⭐️ Free lecture about the Danish asylum system (Friday)
⭐️ Party with community dinner, bar, and DJs (Friday)
⭐️ Literature and film event at the Louisiana Museum about refugee detention policies in Australia and Denmark (Saturday)
Join our big house today and learn more about what happens during a Danish job interview 📌 Sign up for Sisters Cuisine’s Moroccan food workshop on Saturday 📌 Read more about Trampoline House’s art space CAMP’s literature and film event at Louisiana Museum Saturday next week…
Language classes, legal counseling, democracy class, women’s class, children’s school. These are just some of the things Trampoline House offers this week and every week.
Click to read what’s happening in Trampoline House this week. Women’s Class offers a workshop about capacity building in the asylum and integration systems. Interns and volunteers can get a guided tour in deportation center Sjælsmark. Farsi speaking Christians can attend our weekly Bible Class. And much more.
Trampoline House is open again and we have a great program for you this week: house meeting about the recent debate about deportation center Sjælsmark, info meeting on how to intern/volunteer, new Danish class for women who would like to learn to read and write, and much more. Click to read more.
Trampoline House opens again tomorrow. Click to read more about this week’s program.
This is the last week Trampoline House is open before we close for the summer the whole month of July. Join the big house meeting on Tuesday where we will talk about the house's official children's policy during parties and special events as well as what we need to do in order to get approved by The Danish Food Administration. And if you haven’t seen Johan Tirén’s solo exhibition about right-wing extremism, then Wednesday is your last chance. Click to read more.
TRAMPOLINE HOUSE THIS WEEK: Every week, we offer family counseling, children’s school, legal and medical counseling, language classes, and bible class for Farsi speakers. This week, you can also get a guided tour in our art exhibition about right-wing extremism or learn about leadership and principles of democracy in our Democracy Class. Check out our weekly program here and click to learn more about our special events this week.
TRAMPOLINE THIS WEEK: In addition to our regular program, we will discuss Trampoline House’s financial situation in the house meeting on Tuesday. You can also learn more about the Syrian Revolution (Friday), get a free guided tour in our art exhibition about right-wing extremism (Saturday), or participate in a reading workshop about Houria Bouteldja’s book Whites, Jews and Us (Saturday). Click to read more…
Learn how to volunteer on Wednesday. Attend a lecture about the Danish asylum system on Friday. And come party with us on Saturday when we celebrate Trampoline House’s 8th birthday and that the citizen’s proposal about rejected asylum-seeking children’s rights (‘borgerforslag’) got 50,000 signatures. Click to read more…
We have a great program for you this week. During Tuesday’s big house meeting, we will finalize the discussion about how to better coordinate volunteer aid and help in deportation center Sjælsmark. On Wednesday, we will screen a new documentary about the children in Sjælsmark. And on Saturday, you can attend Women’s Club, get a guided tour in our new art exhibition about right-wing extremism, or get a guided tour in deportation center Sjælsmark. Click to read more…
This week in Trampoline House you can join our language classes, get legal counseling, talk to a doctor, or learn how to start a business. On Tuesday, you can also join our house meeting where we will continue the discussion from last week about how to better coordinate volunteer aid and help in deportation center Sjælsmark. On Wednesday, dancers from Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School will perform for us. On Friday in Democracy Class, you can learn more about the Kurdish struggle for independence. And in Women’s Class on Friday, we will discuss what the different political parties have promised to do for children in Sjælsmark as part of their election campaign. Click to read more…
Join us this Saturday when Trampoline House’s art gallery CAMP opens a new exhibition about right-wing extremism by the acclaimed Swedish artist Johan Tirén. Click to read more about this and our other activities…
This week, Trampoline House invites all interested to a new workshop where we will be reading and discussing the 2017 book "White, Jews and Us: Toward a Politics of Revolutionary Love," written by Houria Bouteldja. You can also attend Michala Clante Bendixen’s talk about the Danish asylum system. Click to read more about this and our other activities…
Come to listening meeting with families from centers Sjælsmark and Avnstrup today. Attend the big house on Tuesday, where we will discuss how to prevent sexual harassment in the house. Learn how to volunteer on Wednesday. Come party with us on Friday. Join a guided your in deportation center Sjælsmark on Saturday. Lots of great activities this week. Click to read more…
This week, Trampoline House is only open Tuesday and Wednesday. We are always closed the last Friday of the month. Click to read more about the listening meeting with families from deportation center Sjælsmark and departure center Avnstrup next Monday, a visit by a French tv journalist, our Italian language class, and much more…
This week, Trampoline House is only open Tuesday and Wednesday. From Thursday to Monday, we are closed for the Easter Holiday. Click to read more about Cinema Club this week, our new family counseling offer, the progress of our citizen’s proposal, and much more…
This week, you can join a demonstration against the imprisonment of refugees, learn about the Second world War, discuss women’s rights, and much more. Click to read more about these and our activities in Trampoline House this week…
Artist talk by acclaimed Sudanese artist and political cartoonist Khalid Albaih. Info meeting on how to intern/volunteer in Trampoline House. Lecture about the Danish asylum system by refugee advocate Michala Clante Bendixen. First-Friday-of-the month-party. These are just some of the things that Trampoline House has to offer this week. Click to read more…
Trampoline House has a great program you this week: an gift making and shop dropping workshop with the South African Danish-based artist Abdul Dube, the big house meeting during which we will elect members for a new advisory board, and the last chance to get a guided tour in our art exhibition Decolonizing Appearance. Click to read more…
This week, you can join a discussion by The Funambulist on the politics of spatial segregation, see the film Persepolis, learn about the end of apartheid in South Africa, and much more. Click to read more about these and all our other activities this week…
This week, we are introducing a new class: Business training and entrepreneurship skills for refugees. Click to read more about it and all our other activities this week…
This week in Trampoline House, we are celebrating International Women’s Day, are having a campaign planning meeting to create change for rejected asylum seekers in deportation center Sjælsmark and departure center Avnstrup, and having a presentation about the Russian Revolution, and much more! Click to read more…
This week in Trampoline House, we are having a fastelavns/Piñata party, a talk about the Danish asylum system, a presentation about the American Revolution, and much more! Click to read more…
This week in Trampoline House you can attend a special lecture by Michala Clante Bendixen and learn more about the new law restrictions and their effects on refugees in Denmark. Click to read more…
Trampoline House is closed for the winter holiday all week 7. We open again Tuesday, Feb. 19. Happy holidays!
We are almost done building the new room for the Children’s Club. But we need help painting, cleaning, and tidying up. If you have time to spare this week, we could use some help Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 am-4 pm. THANK YOU!
Please support the rejected asylum-seeking children living in departure centers Avnstrup and deportation center Sjælsmark by signing the citizens' law proposal…
Read about our community & activities
Professional legal counseling equips refugees with the means to navigate and participate in the Danish society. Some are dealing with asylum rejections, while others are unaware of their rights to maternity leave. Across a diversity of situations, Asrin Mesbah offers legal advice on a daily basis, in the safe environment of Trampoline House.
At Trampoline House, job training isn’t just job training. Trampoline House provides a safe space for social engagement and the consideration of individual needs. This is highly valued by the job training agency Servisio, which since April 2019 has directed citizens to Trampoline House.
50 of around 60 families in deportation center Sjælsmark have written an open letter to Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Minister for Immigration & Integration Mattias Tesfaye. In the letter, they reject a Sjælsmark employee’s claim that most them want to stay in Sjælsmark. “It is indefensible and unethical to put words in our mouth,” they write.
“My daughter worries a lot about being deported. By investing in my education, I can help her dare to believe in a future in Denmark. And it’s good for me to take my dream education.”
“This is a life experience that I would recommend to anyone just because it teaches you so much; staying at Trampoline House is a nice experience and you get to learn a lot. Personal change and achievement, lessons for you and your life; it’s not just like any other internship that you get to do in other NGOs or organisations.”
Trampoline House offers free Danish classes for asylum seekers, refugees or other citizens who want to learn the Danish language and culture. Everyone is welcome.
New course on entrepreneurship makes it easier for refugees and asylum seekers to find a job or start their own business.
“I come to Trampoline House to learn Danish and to learn about the Danish society, so I can build my life. If you can learn it, it means you can do it.”
Trampoline House has seen a lot of reconstruction since last summer, improving the space for children’s activities, socializing in the café and focused work.
“All in all, it is giving a space for the groups of individuals which both Denmark and Copenhagen is actively trying to phase out via oppressive economic, social, and immigration policies.”
On 8th of March, women with and without refugee background came together to discuss their rights and possibilities.
Trampoline House’s new legal counselor focuses on making immigration law more understandable for asylum seekers and refugees. She offers free counseling every week.
At Trampoline House’s house meetings, the participants are practicing democratic dialogue. Meanwhile, the government and the Danish People’s Party are restricting refugees’ possibilities for integration.
The new Women’s Class empowers women by sharing stories and discussing feminism and human rights.
Ping Pong is more than just a popular sport. By playing ping pong, you can practice living in accordance with Buddhistic and philosophical values.
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.
David is originally from China and now volunteering in Trampoline House. He has written a poem about hope.
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.
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
“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