I vote, I decide!
Voting is a right! The CCSI supports citizens so that they can participate in local elections in March 2021. Saturday mornings at migr’info, you can bring all your questions about these elections and find out why you should vote and how to vote so that your voting ballot is valid.
The CCSI is a non-parlimentary advisory board associated with the Integration Section of the Social Cohesion and Youth Service of Yverdon-les-Bains.
Rue de Neuchâtel 2
Das Neves Manuel
Dolci Gindroz Marie-Christine
The Commission Consultative Suisses-Immigrés (Advisory Committee for Swiss Immigrants) is 44 years old!
The CCSI was created in 1977 following a motion by local councillor Jean-François Martin. It is composed of representatives of foreign communities, political parties of city council and institutional partners.
- To foster better sharing of information and promote dialogue between Swiss and foreign communities within the municipality.
- To enable immigrants to express themselves with the municipal authority.
- To facilitate immigrants’access to the society and to support them in their integration efforts, all the while giving them the opportunity to share their human and cultural richness.
CCSI translators help non-French speaking people to understand documents or to write a letter in French.
Information & advice
Every Saturday morning, a social assistance center offers services in 12 languages, opens its doors to answer questions about integration and migration. With no access criteria required, the center is free and open to everyone.
Write a CV or a letter of motivation with free help. This service is for those who can speak French.
A system of French courses is supported by the integration section and put in place with association partners.
This program of social prevention proposes round table discussions in different languages, addressing health and education issues.
Language and Home Culture School (ELCO)
Language courses for children are organized by the embassies or by associations. They are held in city schools.
In primary schools, a network of contact parents is available as facilitators and translators for parents of non-French speaking students.
Racism & discrimination
Facing discrimination or racism? Here’s what to do.
A cantonal system offers a place for listening and advice to those who are victim of or who have witnessed racism. You can also contact the integration section of Yverdon-les-Bains to talk about it.
Action Against Racism Week
Every year the CCSI organizes activities to combat discrimination and racism with a program of awareness and prevention.