Multi Kulti Collective (MKC) has been working on community development, civic participation, solidarity, integration of migrants and refugees and human rights since 2011. The organization operates both on grass-root and policy level and develops its social enterprise. It is based in Sofia but in 2015 it grew to a social franchise in the 6 biggest Bulgarian cities. MKC has vast experience in campaigning, awareness-raising, using arts and culture for social change, training, research, monitoring, policy analysis, advocacy, working closely with policy makers, NGOs, researchers, migrants, refugees and youth. MKC’s projects have been featured as social innovations and best practices on national and EU level. MKC has been the national partner of the EU policy network on migrant education SIRIUS since 2014 and in December 2016 became one of the co-founders of the Brussels-based NGO called SIRIUS. MKC has been the national coordinator of the official portal of the European Commission on migrant integration European Web Site on Integration since 2013. MKC has been the leading Bulgarian partner of the biggest refugee integration research project in the EU NIEM since 2016.
Our partners include:
Annual reports for 2014, 2015 and 2016 will be published soon.
Annual report on the activities of ‘Multi Kulti Collective’ association, 2013
Annual report on the activities of ‘Multi Kulti Collective’ association, 2012
Zvezda is a researcher, policy analyst, PhD candidate and consultant of European projects related to the topic of integration of immigrants and refugees. She was nominated for “Human of the Year” of the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee in 2011.
Bistra is a community leader, social entrepreneur, innovator, integration expert, and researcher. Awarded 40 under 40 (Darik, 2014), Global Shaper (World Economic Forum, 2014-2015), Volunteer of the Year (Astika Foundation, 2011).
Kaloyan is a corporate and banking lawyer with wide-ranging experience, member of the Sofia Bar Association. He is convinced that if someone seeks reforms in certain field, he should actively work for them, and that civil society has the power to change the world for the better.
Olga is non-formal education facilitator with experience in Germany, Argentina and India who combines arts with established pedagogical approaches in her work on empowerment of refugee women.
Ivelina has over 12 years’ experience of refugee and migrant integration in UK and Bulgaria, including policy development and analysis, advocacy, and developing projects.
Casey is a writer, farmer and chef, originally from New York, now living in Kyustendil. She is a convivium leader in Slow Food, a TEDx speaker and shows young people the importance of an edible education.