The City of Amadora received C4i Consultants Project, Gemma Pinyol and Daniel Torres, to introduce the C4i project and participate in the Engagement & Campaigning workshops, on 15 and 16 May 2014.
The program of the visit included a meeting with Ms. President, Aldermen and C4I Team, workshops to present the project to the Local Social Network (CLAS) and workshops for a first identification of rumors and prevailing stereotypes in Amadora, with the collaboration of local organizations and employees of the Municipality.
In initial work session was the presentation made Project (Plenary Session Nº 57 of the Local Council for Social Action of Amadora). Attended 43 local partner organizations (46 representatives) that were aware of the main objectives of the Project as well as the methodology for the elimination of Barcelona rumors.
There was an opportunity to clarify questions about the project and partners could exchange views on possible campaigns and disseminating agents of the same within the local community (e.g.: Comic Festival, advertising campaigns sugar packets, intervention proximity of the various local partners).
In the workshop of May 15, there was the participation of 11 local authorities (12 representatives) and, on May 16, attended 6 local authorities (20 representatives, mostly employees of the City of Amadora.
The two workshops allowed the identification of rumors about the city of Amadora particular negative aspects (e.g.: violent city with many robberies, crime), positive aspects (e.g.: good accessibility, Comic Festival) and aspects related to the immigrant population (e.g.: crime, violence and dependence on subsidies).