Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
Describa las principales características de la medida/iniciativa (800 palabras): El Colegio del Cuerpo (eCdC) (The School of the Body) Founded in 1997 in Cartagena de Indias by choreographers Álvaro Restrepo (Colombia) and Marie France Delieuvin (France), el Colegio del Cuerpo (eCdC) has become a pioneering proposal for arts education in Colombia and the world, contributing to creating spaces for social inclusion and peace-building. As a non-profit corporation, its training department has contributed to the artistic, professional and human development of more than 8,500 children and young people from populations at risk in the city, with the following strategies: • Educate for Dance Training of dancers, choreographers and professional teachers. • Educate with Dance Training for the care of the Body, risk prevention, awakening of sensitivity, creativity and human development. The direct beneficiaries of the eCdC training scheme have been: • Boys and girls in situations of forced displacement caused by the armed conflict in Colombia. • Children in conditions of extreme poverty and historical poverty. • 3,600 boys and girls enrolled in 18 public educational institutions in Cartagena de Indias, participants of Proyecto MA: mi cuerpo, mi casa, developed with the support of the Japan Social Development Fund, through the World Bank. • Children and adolescents who were victims of sexual abuse and exploitation. • Mothers and fathers, directors and teachers of the educational system of the city and of the United States, France, England and South Korea, among others. • Young gang members, former gang members or youth at risk. • Victims of the Colombian armed conflict, participants in the three INXILIO ceremonies: El sendero de lágrimas. Cuerpo de Indias Company (eCdC professional nucleus) Directed by choreographers Álvaro Restrepo (Colombia) and Marie France Delieuvin (France), the Cuerpo de Indias company is recognized as one of the emblematic proposals of Contemporary Dance on the international scene. Its creative and interpretative work has been presented in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa, helping to transform the country's image in the world. A new identity for contemporary dance has emerged from the artistic vision of the directors, enriched by the diverse life trajectories and cultural provenance of the dancers. As multipliers of the training they received, the members of the company also serve as teachers of children and young people who are part of the eCdC study programs, and of the ongoing international training and cultural diffusion initiatives carried out in France and South Korea.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
- Creation of spaces of social inclusion for communities in Cartagena de Indias, affected by exclusion, social inequality and racism. - Contribution to peace-building, creating opportunities for human, professional and cultural development. - Inclusion of victims – of various ages and backgrounds - of the armed conflict, child sexual abuse and exploitation. - Projection of a positive image of the country around the world. - National and international recognition for the work of this young people. Societal impact - local, regional, national: • 480 children from the INEM School with whom eCdC began the training process in 1997. • 110 children from the Nelson Mandela neighborhood, in a situation of displacement caused by the armed conflict in Colombia. • 110 children in conditions of extreme poverty and historical poverty in Cartagena de Indias. • 3,600 children enrolled in 18 public educational institutions in Cartagena de Indias, participants in the Proyecto MA: mi cuerpo, mi casa, developed with the support of the Japan Social Development Fund, through the World Bank. (2007-2009) (620 additional children in 2010 and 2011). • 30 children and adolescents from Villa Hermosa, victims of sexual abuse and exploitation. • 13,250 boys, girls, youth, mothers and fathers, rectors and teachers of the public education system of Cartagena, through the Senderos de Danza Program. • 50 young gang members, former gang members or youth at risk. • 52 children and youth from Carmen de Bolívar municipality. • 27 young empirical dance groups from Cartagena: Significant Experiences in Dance Training Project. • 60 young dancers in training from Sincelejo and Barrancabermeja – Formación de Formadores Project in those two cities. • 400 victims of the Colombian armed conflict, participants in the three INXILIO ceremonies: El sendero de lágrimas. - Bogotá, Medellín and Cartagena (2010 and 2013) • 180 young teachers and dancers from Bogotá: CLAN, Casona de la Danza, ASAB 2014 • 360 MOVA teachers - Medellín 2015 • 2,558 children and youth from vulnerable populations of the following neighborhoods of Cartagena de Indias: Manzanillo del Mar, Pontezuela, Punta Canoa, Tierra Baja, Isla de Barú, Barrio Nelson Mandela, Olaya, El Pozón, Arroz Barato, Puerta de Hierro, Policarpa, Henequén, Villa Hermosa, Santa Rita, Loma Fresca, Pasacaballos, Bayunca, among others. • 916 children, adolescents, teachers of Atlántico (Barranquilla, Malambo, Sabanalarga, Soledad, Galapa) eCdC Project in Atlántico 2018. • 538 boys, girls, adolescents, youth, teachers of Barranquilla, Medellín, Bucaramanga, Bogotá, and Cali, eCdC Project En el territorio 2019. • 24,361 total beneficiaries in the country, as well as others in the world, especially in France and South Korea, where educational exchanges have been carried out in recent years.