The first conference on city suburbs, promoted by Bracco Foundation and the Municipality of Milan in collaboration with Fondazione Cariplo and Sviluppo Chimica, has been held on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 4 PM at the Centro Congressi Fondazione Cariplo (via Romagnosi 8, Milan). Aim of the conference is to highlight successful experiences on the issue of marginalisation and suburbs in the city of Milan, in dialogue with other national and European experiences, so that a network of public and private social operators can construct a shared vision and a feasible strategy.
The Bracco Foundation in collaboration with Cesvi and La Rotonda has created "Beyond the margins", a project to support the social-economic integration and health care of vulnerable people in Baranzate, the municipality with the highest concentration of migrant residents in Italy, with the aim to involve more than 2,200 people.
The InOltre project (In quartiere / Oltre i margini – in the quarter, beyond the margins) aims to create a new “centre” in the city of Baranzate dedicated to culture, services and social entrepreneurism. To sustain a new growth phase, in which the community plays a leading part and creates its own past the change, and project beyond the boundaries of the quarter a model of regeneration based on welcome, solidarity and a multicultural nature.
Kiriku – At inclusion school multi-stakeholder project is located in Baranzate just outside Milan. Its aim is to create, over three years, an educational community by enriching education and health services, extending opportunities for informal learning and involving the entire community in caring for the more vulnerable families.
Bracco Foundation and the municipality of Palermo organised in collaboration with Nesta Italia the Second National Conference on city suburbs “Ten, one hundred, a thousand Centres” in key sites in the city of Palermo (June 14, 2019).
Milan's Central Station on the 30th of June witnessed the presentation of a new project, supported by the Bracco Foundation, "PAESE DELLA SERA": the new free fortnightly magazine dedicated to social issues, distributed on Italo trains on the Milan - Naples route.