PARTNERS / Centre Social et Culturel “La maison du bas Belleville”

Belleville Social Centre (BSC) in Paris works in the social development of the 20th district with the population of Belleville area. As a supporter of the French movement of popular education, BSC bases its action on three founding values​​: human dignity, solidarity, and democracy. The Centre is intended as an educational and cultural meeting place offering many activities and entertainment opportunities for families and neighbourhood residents. BSC participates in the fight against all forms of exclusion and defends the policies for social inclusion. BSC promotes adaptation and social integration of minorities through the learning of the French languages and an employment-training program. BSC raises the participation and commitment of people in the local social life by organizing meals and special events to provide social cohesion.