The Centre for Creative Development “Danilo Dolci” is a non-profit association involving young people and adults, which mainly acts through projects in the educational field carried out in cooperation with schools, universities, institutions, associations and social groups both at local and international level.
PRACTICE: Listening to the needs of teachers to plan effective interventions to prevent radicalisation
The PRACTICE project aims to provide secondary schools’ teachers with innovative training and effective tools to develop the critical thinking of their students and help them to consciously approach the complexity of today’s world.
The third meeting partner of the SuperGREENLABELFoods (SGLF) project took place in Patras (Greece) from 29th to 30th January 2019, with the aim of training and certifying producers of medicinal and aromatic herbs from Spain, Italy and Greece.
The first piloting of Advancing Migrant Women has just ended, allowing 8 migrant women to enter the world of entrepreneurship and to develop different skills and knowledge related to the job market.
Celebrating World Poetry Day with one of our favourite Danilo Dolci’s poems from “Poema umano”.
In 2014, Fondazione CON IL SUD carried out eight projects against school truancy and early school-leaving in the city of Palermo, through the Bando Educazione dei Giovani (Call for Youth Education) 2013. The interventions engaged almost the entire context of the city,...
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities states: Respect for inherent dignity, individual autonomy including the freedom to make one’s own choices, and independence of persons; Non-discrimination; Full and effective participation and inclusion in...
Voices from Partinico to illustrate the problems of the victims of the earthquake … Two of Danilo Dolci collaborators, Franco Alasia and Pino Lombardo, barricaded themselves into Centro Studi e Iniziative premises; they have a quite powerful radio with which they...
Is it useful nowadays to read or re-read Danilo Dolci’s works? Why do people feel the need to get inspired by his non-violent philosophy and actions? Loredana Lipperini has talked about it with Giuseppe Barone and Giuseppe Dicevi during Radio3 RAI...
On March 3rd 2014 Radio Tre RAI has devoted its programme MemoRadio to collaborative didactics by comparing three different ways of being an educator and therefore remembering Danilo Dolci, Alberto Manzi and Don Lorenzo Milani. In the following extract you can...
Since his arrival in Sicily in 1952 and until his death in 1997, Danilo Dolci had been carrying out in Sicily his educational approach based on non-violent practices, such as fasting, public denunciations against mafia and patronage system, “strikes in reverse”,...
Centro per lo Sviluppo Creativo Danilo Dolci
Via Roma, 94 – 90133 Palermo
Tel: +39 091 617 7252
Fax: +39 091 748 2048