Demo­cratic culture

CIVIS Media Foundation

The CIVIS Media Foundation aims to raise awareness among journalists in the electronic media for the issues of integration and cultural diversity, and to encourage them in their work, by awarding an accolade for exemplary programs.
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Tobias Frindt
Maren Düsberg
Managing Director RAA Saxony
Isidora Randjelović
Managing director
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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Thomas Hetzel
Project Manager

"Young People and Democracy" project study

The practically oriented study examines the questions of why so many young people in the USA are not consistent supporters of democracy and what possible approaches could be adopted to bring about a change in their attitude.
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Dr. Eva Sturm
Association chairwoman
Social inclusion
Anika Noack
Director Pedagogic Workshop
Mia Zickerow-Grund
Director Pedagogic Workshop
Luisa Partusch
Director Pedagogic Workshop

Education Coordination Center

The Education Coordination Center of the RAA in Hoyerswerda/East Saxony networks and synergizes all the local projects, institutions and sponsors involved in education, in order to improve the quality of the district’s system as a whole.
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Robert Kusche
Managing Director
Christoph Engelbrecht

The One Square Kilometer of Education Foundation

Local educational networks improve the educational opportunities of children and young people in districts afflicted by poverty. In five of the German states, the Pedagogic Workshops of the One Square Kilometer of Education Foundation support the managers of schools and child day care centers, educational specialists, parents and voluntary helpers in jointly developing practical, specially tailored solutions on site.
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Leonie Teigler
Research Assistant
Christine Speiser
Project Manager


The WIB.Diversity project of the Weißensee Integration Firms aims to boost diversity in these companies' work with mentally ill people. It does so by focusing their attention not only on people with a migration and refugee background but also on other groups in need of support.
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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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