Equal Society is an independent non-governmental organisation (NGO), founded in February 2010, with valuable work and activity “Against Social Exclusion, Unemployment and Poverty” and strong presence (branches or informal structures) around Greece, in several regions and large cities. Equal Society aims to raise awareness and inform citizens about their rights on equality, equal treatment and non-discrimination in all areas of social life, especially in education, professional training, employment, social security, health and entrepreneurship.
Equal Society supports the social economy and social entrepreneurship, works for the creation of a more inclusive society through a process of open dialogue, promotes social integration of citizens with no exclusions, conducts specialised studies, workshops, seminars, educational and professional training programmes at national and European level in the area of new employment types and reintegration in the job market, promoting employment and lifelong learning with a focus on vulnerable groups.
Equal Society is an official member of FEANTSA (European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless), of the Greek Anti-poverty network, of the social housing network, of the Social Support Network for Refugees and asylum seekers. Equal Society is also a registered member of the national social economy network.