PRAXIS is a youth non-governmental organization in Serres, in North Greece which has activities in culture, media and environmental fields. It was founded in 1995 in order to offer a broad spectrum of cultural activities to the town youth and involve them in cultural issues. ( www.praxisgreece.com )
PRAXIS offers opportunities via media and cultural activities to young people. Inspires youngsters to participate and enjoy their work as volunteers in our activities and in the program of E.V.S. and youth exchange projects.. PRAXIS offer opportunities to young people to express their creativities, spreading all interesting information for them and for their future life and employment. It also owns a non-profit making programme at the radio station ( www.rodonfm.net ) and its broadcasts raise several issues that concern young people. On the e-magazine “MEDIART”, volunteers write articles, comments, opinions and the layout. http://evs-mediart.weebly.com/
Maintains a strong regional and interregional network that allows the realization of internships, seminars, European Voluntary Services and youth projects within the European context.
PRAXIS aims to create international opportunities for youth development - to strengthen dialogue between authorities and youth groups, including disadvantaged groups - to run local youth radio station structure- association activities: - creation of youth audition for the youth voice to be hear able - arranging international intercultural educational experiences for youth.
PRAXIS aims to improve the job opportunities of young people from North Greece and to provide support in order for them to find their place within the European system
PRAXIS works as a sending and a hosting EVS organization since 1998 .
-PRAXIS co-operates with the municipal cultural center of Serres, several Greek universities, local University, UNESCO and other institutions.
-Media and communication is one of main activities. http://vins2010.blogspot.gr/
Youth Information Center of PRAXIS provides information & opportunities for young people.
-“PRAXIS” organizes, cooperate, and support different cultural events and youth contests.
- Electronically Campaigns via social media on sensitive social issues cooperating with international organizations on the “international days” and promote via radio spots on air with social messages international and European campaigns.
- The intercultural experiences and the thereby acquired cultural competences open up young peoples’ horizon of experience and at the same time provide them with a founded knowledge that may become a significant location factor for Serres local community and North Greece with regards to the settlement of businesses. Young people are introduced to the European perspective and PRAXIS is understood as being part of this perspective.
- Application for the clean city by active citizens: www.cleanthess.gr
- Application: Games include historical events and monuments of Thessaloniki from Roman times until today. “Thessaloniki City Games” : «Hidden treasures - hidden stories of Thessaloniki»
Users of “Thessaloniki City Games” are playing interactive city games (or "hidden treasure hunt games"), which are based on riddles and in order to discover the history and the most important monuments of Thessaloniki, through a smart and interactive way.