Michelle Chávez

Areas of expertise: Anti-discrimination education, youth empowerment, girls’ empowerment, civic participation and gender equality

I work as a non-formal youth civic educator at the educational institute Alte Schule Anspach (basa e.V.). Basa e.V. is an association in Hesse guided by emancipatory values that advocates for democracy and aims to support young people to organize themselves and strengthen their skills. I work mainly with youth, but I also organize and facilitate workshops and seminars for trainers working in the field of civic education.

My work focuses on diversity-sensitive and racism-critical education. I use the Anti-Bias approach to sharpen the perception of individual and structural discrimination based on identity attributions and strengthen solidarity with one another. Likewise, I am currently working on girls’ empowerment project which addresses stereotypes, clichés and gender identity matters. I am available for speaking and writing opportunities on anti-discrimination approaches and gender issues from an intersectional perspective, and I would be happy to join projects on youth empowerment.

Email: michelle.chavez@basa.de (best way to contact)
Further information: basa e.V.
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