The Campaign Amarsi un po', produced by CILD, narrates the stories of ordinary people who are facing the pandemic still caring for others.


Pamela

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Published on Cosmopolitan


 

Amato Teatro

«Let’s keep the Theaters open! One person every 3-5 even 10 places. But let’s keep them open! » Pleads Ascanio Celestini. «When a prisoner is released, he won’t wait any minute to be out». The 15th of June 2020, AMAT raised the Teatro Gentile’s curtain 1-minute past Midnight and Celestini delighted the public with his 'Radio Clandestina'. «We were distant and yet feeling very close, we all were grateful and moved» says Gilberto Santini, the AMAT director since 2006. «The theatre is needed now even more than ever, as we have to imagine new and different ways to live our lives»

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Published on Repubblica.it, Cosmopolitan


 

 

Blind Tango

Emiliano Naticchioni is an engineer and a passionate Tango teacher. Three years ago, at the Sant’Alessio center for Blind People he started a project called ‘Tango Fog’. According to Luisa, going to Tango classes was the long-awaited event of the week; leisure activities are simply vital for who is sightless. When the Covid-19 stopped everything, it was a shock, but 'Tango Fog' stayed alive; at first with classes online, then outdoors, and finally back to school with an individual approach. Distant Tango seems almost a paradox, and still the ‘Tango Fog’ project managed to uphold the desire to dance and share intimacy.

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Published on Cosmopolitan


 

Associazione 21 Luglio

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Published on Cosmopolitan


 

Phone stories

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Published on Cosmopolitan


 

 

School for everyone

'When the school bell rang again in September, I saw the kids were happy; I saw the school again, as it should be'. Lucrezia Di Gregorio is a primary school teacher at the 'Magarotto Institut' a school for both hearing and deaf children. During the difficult time of Covid-19 pandemic, the Magarotto students, used to look at diversity as a value, not a barrier, found themselves more united and alike than ever, as they discovered how beautiful it is to be together. How invaluable it is to be able to go to school.

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Published on Repubblica, Cosmopolitan.


Pianeta delle Idee

Stefano Santarelli owns ‘Il Pianeta delle Idee’ a carpentry business in the Umbrian valley. Since 1993, they have made wooden toys and small furniture. When Covid19 changed the Italian entrepreneurs’ world, Stefano and his team decided to produce furnishing items to ensure safety in public spaces. «A local school director asked for our services to refurbish her school to make it safe for the children, but also more colorful: that has been for me a sign of hope».

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Published on Cosmopolitan


 

Consegne Etiche

During the first lockdown, besides urban police and street cleaners, only delivery riders were crossing Bologna's empty streets. From invisibles they suddenly became indispensable. The 'Fondazione per l'Innovazione Urbana' and the Municipality of Bologna seized the opportunity to create 'Consegne Etiche', a new  way of looking at delivery services; no longer exploiting the riders but guaranteeing ethics throughout the supply chain: from the merchant, through the rider, to the end user.

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Published on Repubblica, Cosmopolitan.


 

Words' car

In Greve, Chianti, Eleonora, Elisa and Michele load their van with books, musical instruments, chairs, colors, imagination, and go out to visit and entertain the little ones forced at home by Covid-19. "We go to the children in isolation and quarantine to make them company and smile with our unique show of fairy tales, music and drawings'

Visit their instagram profile.

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Published on Repubblica.it, Cosmopolitan.it


 

Doctor Luigi Cavanna

'Less people with Covid-19 will arrive at the hospitals, more beds will be available for other patients - oncological patients, for instance'. This is what motivated Luigi Cavanna, oncologist at the Piacenza hospital, to start visiting and treating Covid-19 patients at their own home.

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Published on Repubblica.it


 

Giallo Dozza Rugby

During the Pandemic, thinking of the oval ball helped out and gave back hope to the convicted of the Dozza Prison in Bologna. Stefano is the president and Fiorenzo the coach of the @giallodozza rugby team. "By playing rugby the prisoners have fun, socialize and learn to follow the rules, which is what they didn't do before and the reason why they are in jail; playing rugby is helping them become a better version of themselves.

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Published on Repubblica.it


 

Coloriage

Coloriage is a Rome based tailoring workshop that since the outbreak of Covid-19, produces and distributes masks for free while creating a space for inclusion and opportunities.

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Published on Repubblica.it


 

Moltivolti

During the lockdown, at Ballaro', a difficult neighborhood in Palermo, it became difficult for the most vulnerable people to get a warm meal.  'Moltivolti', a social enterprise that works to build a new egalitarian community, started preparing and distributing up to 150 meals daily.

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Published on Repubblica.it


 

Laborer

Even during the most acute phase of the pandemic, the day labourers continued to work in the fields, ensuring consistent supply of food to our tables. Almost nothing changed in relation to their working conditions. Marco Omizzolo tells us their stories.

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Published on Repubblica.it


 

Binario 95

Binario 95 is an help center for homeless people active in Rome for many years. Alessandro, its founder, calls Binario 95 'the home of those who have no home'. During the pandemic, with the support of the San Gallicano hospital health professionals, Binario 95 made it possible to swab homeless people to guarantee them the right to health and safety.


In action with Greenpeace. People and Planet first.

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Published on Il Manifesto


 

People using Change.org made important changes in society. This video remembers some of the petitions that made a change.

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Published on ADNKRONOS

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