European YCW (JOC Europe) is an organisation of young workers from several different countries. It is a member of an International YCW (IYCW) movement existing in five continents. In Europe there are YCW members right across the continent, from North to South and from East to West.
The YCW is a Movement that educates through action. A school of life. Starting out from young workers' daily life, experiences and aspirations, the YCW uses a method to SEE (analyse), JUDGE (reflect) and ACT to create change. We meet together to analyse the collective problems young people face in their working and day to day lives. In the process, young people grow more aware of their situations, and discover what they want to change to create a society that reflects the values of solidarity and human dignity.
We want to join forces and get organised so that we can direct our thoughts, aspirations and energies towards improving the quality of life for all. For this reason, we attach a lot of importance to training young activists who can create and lead groups, communities and teams in order to put an end to existing inequalities.
We are open to everyone who wishes to get involved in our projects, but we give the highest importance to the active participation of young workers in all levels of the organisation. We are active at a local, national and international level through actions and activities promoting our vision of solidarity and justice for all.
Our task also includes representing young workers at the level of political institutions in Europe.
For all these reasons, we invite you to get to know us better!
Come and join us!