Meet Romomatter Partners

Twelve Organizations Collaborate in Romomatter Project Work

Who makes up the Romomatter partnership?

The Romomatter partnership includes 11 organisations from 6 different countries (Spain, Bulgaria, Romania, Ireland, United
Kingdom and Hungary).

Two main groups carry out different types of project activities.

Romomatter field work is carried out by two organisations in each country context: (one research institution and one community expert on Roma-related issues). There are 4 project contexts in total: Bulgaria, Romania, and two in Spain.

Some project partners make up the project quality group. Our partners from the United Kingdom, Hungary and Spain (US) have research profiles and expertise in monitoring and quality assurance of projects. These groups act as the Quality Assurance Advisory Committee.

Who are the Romomatter project partners?

Coalition for the Study of Health, Power and Diversity

CESPYD, located at University of Seville, aims to to develop a liberation psychology process through community research-action projects aimed at increasing the power, health and well-being of vulnerable groups and ethnic minorities such as low income migrants, refugees and the Roma population. Read more…


The National Federation of Roma Women has been in operation since 1999 in Spain. The network works to provide services related to education, women’s equality, youth, health, social inclusion and employment, among others.

University of Alicante

Headed up Daniel La Parra at the Inter-University Institute for Social Development and Peace, researchers from the University of Alicante aim to contribute to supporting the health and well-being of Roma people as a marginalized community in Europe through research and translation to policy. The institute is made up of researchers from the disciplines of sociology, social work, economicis, history, literature, education, communication and philosophy.


FAGA is a non-profit organization dedicated to Roma community empowerment.

Trust for Social Achievement

The Trust for Social Achievement is a grant-making, nongovernmental organization dedicated to reducing poverty and decreasing achievement gaps among disadvantaged populations. Read more…

National Network of Health Mediators

The Bulgarian network brings together more than 80 members, including health mediators trained by the Ministry of Health. They work in Roma communities to assist and facilitate Roma access to health and social services.

University of Bucharest

Researchers at the University of Bucharest in Romania work to advance knowledge of social justice among Roma communities.

Policy Center for Roma Minorities

The center is a Romanian non-profit think-tank that works towards social inclusion issues of Roma and other ethnic minorities through sustainable educational programs that fight prejudice & negative attitudes. Read more…

Buckinghamshire New University

Researchers at Bucks NU are at the forefront of research on social policy and community engagement.

Healthcare Leadership and Management Development Institute

The institute is dedicated to health promotion in Roma communities, among other activities.