ARCI Social Cooperative

Arci Lecce ( is a social cooperative that has been operating for 20 years in the reception of asylum seekers and refugees both adults and children. The cooperative organizes for each of them training activities, legal and psychological support, individual socio-economic integration path, provides enrollment in school and in sports activities, implements initiatives to promote the dialogue with local communities and the emergence of an open and multicultural society. Arci Lecce organizes cultural activities all over the year aimed at the whole community (book presentations, musical and theatrical performances, craft workshops) at the “Dunya” Cultural Interaction Center of Lecce, realizes awareness-raising activities in schools, cultural events and music festivals in collaboration with municipalities and associations that are part of its territorial network of contacts.