++++++++++ Above and beyond its programmatic framework, the Freudenberg Foundation is involved in acute emergency relief operations for Ukraine and in supporting civil-societal organizations dedicated to helping particularly vulnerable groups in the region. ++++++++++

Demo­cratic culture


The COMMUNITY art CENTER mannheim (CaCm) is a center for dialog-driven, transformational art, which deploys art-based modes of campaigning for the open society and democratic culture.
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Maren Düsberg
Managing Director RAA Saxony
Dr. Mehmet Ata
Prof. Dr. Vassilis Tsianos
Dr. Cornelia Schu
Managing Director
Sandra Zentner
Managing Director

Saxon Prize for Democracy

The Saxon Prize for Democracy is an accolade bestowed on initiatives that campaign against right-wing violence, for human rights, and for promoting a democratic civil society in Saxony.
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Jasna Jašarević
Managing Director

Student TV, Weinheim Youth Media

In a pilot project at the Friedrich Junior High School in Weinheim, students develop videos in which they address issues they have chosen themselves, focusing on the environment, society or politics.
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Fabian Klinker
Research referee
Social inclusion
Monika Münch
Johannes Fauser
Project Manager
Kristina Krieft
Coordinator (NRW) Rucksack School

Learning-Practice Workshop

The Learning-Practice Workshop prepares young people with a refugee background for (re-)entering the workplace world, even if they cannot as yet meet the formal requirements of school and vocational training options. The particular focus here is on young adult refugees.
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Alfred Roos
Managing Director
Robert Kusche
Managing Director

Weinheimer Initiative

The Weinheimer Initiative Working Group is a nationwide alliance of more than 20 cities and counties that aim to enable transition between the school environment and the workplace world to be successfully achieved thanks to municipal coordination.
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Jens Leschner
Deputy Managing Director
Christine Speiser
Project Manager

The Badische Bergstrasse Strong Pupils Foundation Initiative

The "Badische Bergstrasse Strong Pupils" Foundation Initiative (SISS) aims to help young people discover their talents and special interests, and gain more self-confidence and positive group experiences.
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Who we are
The Freudenberg Foundation was set up in 1984 by partners of the Freudenberg & Co. KG company as an independent, civil-societal organization tasked with fostering education and peaceful co-existence.

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