Social rights. A thousand families in the Besòs area are to receive guaranteed municipal income as part of a project to determine the most effective measures to eradicate inequality.
Popular culture. The streets and squares of Nou Barris fill with activities for the district’s local festival over a weekend when the neighbourhoods of Guinardó, Bon Pastor, Navas and Porta will also be celebrating.
Culture. The Barcelona Districte Cultural project offers two editions this year (in May and June and again in the autumn) and includes 20 arts proposals and 88 performances at 13 local cultural centres.
Diversity. Over the last year the New Families service has attended to 2,266 families, mainly from people from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines and China.
Technology.Ten young artists have produced artistic creations around Barcelona’s ten city districts to show their vision of digitalisation and the transformational power of new technologies.
Urban planning and gender. The green space was designed in conjunction with local organisations and social movements in the neighbourhood of Les Roquetes as a new meeting point to foster community life.
Participation. The 22nd edition of the audience with the city’s youth saw youngsters from primary schools, secondary schools, baccalaureate courses and special education tell municipal groups about their ideas on building ‘Barcelona, Refuge City’.
Participation. Before the collective act on 23 May, students from the participating districts will read out their proposals to councillors on the reception of refugees at a neighbourhood level.
MWeekBCN. The programme of parallel and prior activities for the Mobile World Congress has been boosted.