Early Birds is a cooperation between the Technische Universität Chemnitz and Violence Prevention Network e. V.

The aim of this model project is the implementation of measures in antidiscrimination and early prevention at pre-school age. The aim for professionals who are working in preschool education and assistance is to broaden their competences and to activate their professional contact with parents who act in a pejorative or discriminatory way towards certain groups or persons.


Professionals are offered counselling, special workshops on subjects like "refugees", "Islamophobia" or "Popuilsm and Right-wing extremism" and further qualification to become a mentor in their institution.

Preschool Institutions are offered special diagnostics for children with a noticeable social or emotional behaviour and special trainings for these children.

Parents are offered constructive dialogues about the development of their child in interaction with their own virtues and education priciples.


The project „Early Birds - Antidiscrimination and Early Prevention“ is funded by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth as part of the federal programme „Demokratie leben!“ and co-funded by the regional programme „Weltoffenes Sachsen“.

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10559 Berlin

Tel.: 030 407 55 120

Email: early-birds[at]violence-prevention-network.de

Projektleitung: Lars Schäfer

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