Professional integration of members of the local Roma community: success stories

11/03/2016 via the Official Website of the Torres Vedras Municipality (article available in Portuguese only)

"Four members of the Torres Vedras Roma community are employed since January in the services of the Municipality of Torres Vedras, particularly in the field of ​​urban decoration and education, under the CEI+ measure. The professional integration experience of these members of the community has been extremely positive, with the managers emphasizing the wide availability, dedication and willingness to learn of these new employees highlighting also that the integration in team work took place very easily and spontaneously. Carina, Filomena, Mario and Daniel now have a new routine that makes them feel more inserted and involved in society, successfully realizing it is the proposal to increase the employability of the local Roma community, presented by the Community Action Group of Torres Vedras."

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