MIGRANTS' CITIZEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
The MCSA is an organization that aims to promote the active participation of migrants in citizen science activities while emphasizing sustainability and communication. The organization's work is guided by seven core values that include empowerment, respect for migrants' rights and culture, fairness, honesty, integrity, humility, diversity, and inclusivity. These values are the foundation for the organization's mission and vision of empowering migrants through science and society.
To achieve its mission and vision, the MCSA has identified ten specific goals that include encouraging and supporting migrants to actively participate in scientific research, building a network of citizen scientists and researchers, increasing public awareness of migrants' contributions to science, and advocating for policies and funding that support citizen science initiatives. The MCSA also aims to contribute to the development of a European-wide citizen science movement and to educate policymakers and other stakeholders on the importance of citizen science initiatives.
In summary, the MCSA works to promote sustainability and communication in citizen science activities while empowering migrants and promoting diversity and inclusivity. The organization's focus on bridging the gap between science and society and advocating for fairness and equity highlights its commitment to creating a more just and equitable world.