|Author(s)||Petrucijova, J., & Meciar, M.|
|Editor||Ross, A. (ed) Citizenship Education in Society|
The article considers problems of adult education with a focus on immigrants to the Czech Republic. Economic exclusion is the key underlying factor which helps to explain social, cultural and political exclusion. Community Development perspectives in the North Moravian region are examined in particular: life-long learning is a paramount necessity of a present-day life. Education is a means to combat and to break the vicious circle of exclusion. The networks of national and regional organizations in which values of participation and empowerment are mentioned and fulfilled: institutions and projects.