Ex-scholars tell how Agentes changed their lives

Published in September 22, 2017

From 2013 to 2016, the project Agentes da Transformação, carried out by Instituto TIM in partnership with Instituto Pereira Passos, collected data about young people from all communities with Pacifying Police Units of Rio de Janeiro-RJ. This broad survey work created a portrayal of youth in the favelas (slums) of Rio de Janeiro and impacted lives of 340 young people selected to conduct the researches. They were trained in field survey and some of them continue to work in social […]

Agentes launches workbooks in Rio

Published in December 22, 2016

After 4 years of research with young people of communities with UPPs from Rio de Janeiro (RJ), the project Agentes da Transformação carried out the launch of Cadernos da Juventude Carioca (Rio de Janeiro Youth Workbooks). The publication gathers the main data of the surveys conducted between 2013 and 2016 by the project, performed in partnership between Instituto TIM and Instituto Pereira Passos (IPP). The launch of Cadernos took place at the Art Museum of Rio (MAR) and had the […]

Agentes: 50 students graduate

Published in July 29, 2016

The Agentes da Transformação project conducted on July 28th the graduation of the 50 scholarship students who participated in 2016. The event was held in the Chamber Theater of Cidade das Artes (City of Arts), in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), and brought together about 100 people. In this edition of the project, carried out by Instituto TIM in partnership with Instituto Pereira Passos (IPP), the youngsters applied 2.500 questionnaires between March 10th and July 10th in Rocinha, Complexo do Lins […]

Agentes reaches Rocinha community

Published in March 31, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Agentes da Transformação project reaches the largest slum in Rio de Janeiro: Rocinha. Performed by Instituto TIM in partnership with Pereira Passos Institute (IPP), the project will have three groups of young scholarship students at Rocinha so that the research can cover the entire area, which has nearly 70,000 inhabitants, according to the last Census in 2010 of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). “This is our biggest challenge, because Rocinha is not […]

Agentes publishes research data

Published in February 26, 2016

The Agentes da Transformação project, carried out by Instituto TIM in partnership with Pereira Passos Institute (IPP), organized an event to publish the data of the survey held in 2015 on the youth of the pacified communities of Rio de Janeiro. On February 25, in the Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro (MAR), about 75 guests learned about the result of the work done by the young scholarship students in the third edition of the project. The audience was made […]

Graduation of students of Agents

Published in December 21, 2015

On December 17 took place the graduation of 120 scholarship students who participated in 2015 in the Agentes da Transformação project, carried out by the Instituto TIM in partnership with Instituto Pereira Passos (IPP). About 200 people attended the event, held at the auditorium of the Rio Art Museum, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ). All young people received certificates for participating in the project. Lídia Vales, chief of staff of IPP, Andrea Pulici, director of Special Projects of IPP and […]

Agents: UNICEF is a partner in 2015

Published in October 7, 2015

The Agentes da Transformação project, carried out by Instituto TIM in partnership with Pereira Passos Institute (IPP) in Rio de Janeiro-RJ, has a new partner in 2015: the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Collaboration takes place through Platform for Urban Centers (PCU), an UNICEF initiative that establishes partnerships with municipalities and Municipal Councils for Children and Adolescents Rights in eight Brazilian cities to reduce inequalities that affect children and adolescents. UNICEF participated in drafting the questionnaire this year and in […]

CDI Mobilidade awards best app ideas

Published in February 20, 2015

The best app ideas created during the CDI Mobilidade project, supported by Instituto TIM and held by the NGO Comitê para Democratização da Informática, of Rio de Janeiro, were awarded on January 24th. About 110 people attended the CDI Mobilidade Awards, held at INFNET Institute: selected students, educators, coordinators of CDIs Comunidades, responsible parties and guests, as well as representatives of 19 institutions. The three app ideas awarded were selected among 22 finalists. The jury took into account the presentation; […]

Agentes da Transformação graduate

Published in January 16, 2015

The young researchers that took part in the Agentes da Transformação project in 2014 presented the data collected in 7 pacified communities in Rio de Janeiro on December 19th, at a ceremony held in the Sérgio Menge Auditorium, at the Planetary Foundation, in Rio de Janeiro. The occasion was also used to celebrate the graduation of the 70 young researchers, who received certificates for participating in the project – fruit of a partnership with Pereira Passos Institute (IPP), an entity […]

Instituto TIM project wins award

Published in November 19, 2014

The Agentes da Transformação project, held by the Instituto TIM and Pereira Passos Institute (a Rio de Janeiro City Government agency), won the 2014 ARede Award, in the Public Interest Content category, in the Private Sector group. The award is an initiative from ARede magazine and seeks to reward and promote social inclusion initiatives that use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The awarding ceremony was held in São Paulo-SP on the evening of November 17th. The president of Instituto TIM, Manoel […]