December 16: Cancellation

The Volunteer Info Hour is cancelled today because the Volunteer Coordinator is sick.

December 15-21: Launch of the guidebook ‘Maps for Copenhagen’ and Christmas party

This is the last week Trampoline House is open before we close for the Christmas holidays. Visit us during the week if you need legal counseling, want to learn Danish or English, need help with your job application, or want to make new friends. And join us on Friday, where we have 3 special events:

- launch of the alternative guidebook Maps for Copenhagen from 3–6 pm
- Christmas decorations workshop from 4–6 pm
- Christmas dinner and dancing from 6–11 pm

Click here to see this week’s full program.

From December 20, 2014 – January 5, 2015, Trampoline House is closed for the holidays.
We open again Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Warm wishes for the holidays and a happy new year to all!

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Photo: Trampoline House congratulates Michala Clante Bendixen from the association Refugees Welcome for being awarded the Danish Human Rights Award 2014. Refugees Welcome offers free legal counseling and assistance to refugees and asylum seekers every Tuesday from 4–7 pm in Trampoline House. Photographer: Ciwan

Counseling, education & community

Four days a week, Trampoline House offers legal counseling, educational activities, and community to refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants in Denmark. You can check out this week’s full program here. Join us – it’s also your house!

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French Ambassador Francois Zimeray giving a speech in Trampoline House during his visit to the house last Friday. Photo: Bashir Birty

 

The French Ambassador Visits Trampoline House

Another great week in Trampoline House with legal counseling (Tuesday and Wednesday), language classes (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday), introduction course to new volunteers (Wednesday), women’s club (Saturday), and much more. Check out the program here.

And this Friday, French Ambassador Francois Zimeray will visit Trampoline House from 5–7 pm to learn more about our activities and join our weekly community dinner.
In addition to being the ambassador to Denmark, Mr. Zimeray has since 2008 been France’s Ambassador for Human Rights.

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Join us – it’s also your house!

VisAvis hours and Youth Club start again!

Thank you all interns, volunteers, users, friends, guest performers, and sponsors for making the party on Friday so amazing!!!  More than 300 people joined the opening and birthday celebration and got a taste of the unique Trampoline House atmosphere!

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This week is a bit more quiet. But on Wednesday, visAvis hosts an introduction meeting in the house. And on Friday, we re-launch the Trampoline House’s youth club, Kangaroo, for 12-19 years old refugees and asylum seekers. The house is closed to all others as it is the last Friday of the month. Click here to see this week’s entire program.

Join us – it’s also your house!

This Friday Big Opening & Birthday Party

TRAMPOLINE HOUSE HAS MOVED AND TURNS 4 YEARS OLD!

Therefore we invite interns and volunteers, friends and neighbors,
sponsors and donors to a big party with great food, dancing, live music, and LOVE!
All entrance fees and donations go to secure the future of the house and its work to improve rights and conditions for refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants.
JOIN US – IT’S ALSO YOUR HOUSE!

Friday, November 21, 2014
kl. 15–24 / 3 pm–12 am

Live music by Isam B + Joseph Agami – DJs from around the globe – Trampoline House documentary film premiere – Tapas – visAvis #10 launch and readings – Birthday cake & champagne – Info & Membership booth – Vox pop – Outdoor marshmallow grill – Trampoline House history slide show – Hair Salon

Bring your children – we have child carers/babysitters all night!
Suggested entrance: 50 kr. (students) / 100 kr. (people with a job) / pay-what-you-want (refugees/asylum seekers/migrants). Bring cash – we don’t accept creditcards!

Click here to download the party invitation and program.

Click here to see the program for the rest of the week.

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Legal counseling, language classes, women’s activities, and child care

Another great week in Trampoline House with legal counseling, language classes, women’s activities, and child care. Check out the program here.

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AND MARK YOUR CALENDARS: on Friday, November 21, Trampoline House invites friends and neighbors, sponsors and donors to a big opening/support/4-year birthday party from 3 pm–1 am. Great food, dancing, live music, and love! More info soon…

Join us – it’s also your house!

Volunteer course, lecture about the Danish asylum system, self-defense workshop for women, and much more…

This week, don’t miss:

  • Introduction course for new volunteers (Wednesday, 5–6:30 pm in Trampoline House)
  • Introduction to the Danish asylum system, a lecture by Michala Clante Bendixen, chairwoman of Refugees Welcome (Friday 4–6 pm)
  • Presentation by the artist Amir Zainorin of his postcard art project “Dear Helle” that users from Trampoline House contributed to (Friday, 7–8 pm)
  • Self-defense workshop for women during Women’s Club (Saturday, 2–5 pm)

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Check out this week’s entire program here.

AND MARK YOUR CALENDARS: on Friday, November 21, Trampoline House invites friends and neighbors, sponsors and donors to a big opening/support/4-year birthday party from 3 pm–1 am. Great food, dancing, live music and love! More info soon…

Join us – it’s also your house!

 

 

Anniversary party meeting, free concert & demonstration against tigthening the Danish asylum policies

This week, we encourage all friends and users of Trampoline House to:

  • join our planning meeting about our big ‘Opening and 4-year anniversary party’ today at 4:30 pm in Trampoline House
  • join DIGNITY –Danish Institute Against Torture’s free concert in support of victims of torture at Rådhuspladsen on Thursday from 2–10 pm
  • join the demonstration against the Danish government’s proposal to tighten the asylum policies further at Christiansborgs Slotsplads on Saturday at 2 pm

Check out this week’s entire program here. Remember the house is closed on Friday because it is the last Friday of the month…

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Join us – it’s also your house!

Open again!

Trampoline House is open again. Check out this week’s program here. As always, lots of great activities and services. For instance:

  • on Tuesday, during the House Meeting from 4:15-5:15 pm, a new logo and website design proposal for Trampoline House will be presented and discussed.
  • on Friday, from 8–9 pm, the Belgrade-based artist duo Rena Rädle & Vladan Jeremic will visit Trampoline House and screen some of their video work on the life conditions of Roma in Europe and their struggles for equal rights.
  • on Saturday, Rikke will conduct a Yoga & Relaxation Workshop for the women in Women’s Club.

And please note that as a service to Trampoline House users with children, we now offer child care during our opening hours. So, if you have child(ren), bring them and our child care volunteers will make fun activities with them. The child care volunteers are in the house Tuesdays 3–6 pm, Wednesdays 3–6 pm, Fridays 5–8 pm & Saturdays 2–5 pm.

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Join us – it’s also your house!