Demo­cratic culture

Amadeu Antonio Foundation

The Amadeu Antonio Foundation campaigns for a democratic civil society, resolutely and proactively opposed to right-wing extremism, racism and anti-Semitism.
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Kai Jahns
Managing Director
Anna Stein
Project Manager
Dr. Mehmet Ata
Martin Wetzel
Managing Director
Sandra Zentner
Managing Director


In the Association of Socio-Cultural Migrant Organizations in Dortmund (VMDO), 60 migrant organizations work together irrespective of their nationality, in order to strengthen the potential of people with a migrant background as individual and civil-societal protagonists.
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Edina Malkić

Democracy education in Cottbus and in Spree-Neisse County

Under the aegis of this project, group leaders in Cottbus and in Spree-Neisse County are trained in the contents and methodology of political education, so as to render democratic values and principles more accessible to first-time voters, in particular.
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Sven Holland
Social inclusion
Jens Walter
Deputy Project Coordinator
Prof. Dr. Yasemin Karakaşoğlu
Research Director
Mirjam Zickerow-Grund
Director Pedagogic Workshop

Education Rights for Refugees in Hoyerswerda

The Education Rights for Refugees in Hoyerswerda project aims to make it easier for children and young people with a refugee background to access cultural and leisure facilities in the urban environment, in order to strengthen their educational and social participation.
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Steffi Kubik
Educational Assistant
Ulrike Süss
General Manager

RAA Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

The RAA Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania develops and supports on a state-wide basis projects for educational work with children and young people, so as to strengthen democratic culture and social cohesion in schools, youth work and the community.
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Christoph Engelbrecht
Zaklina Durmis

Study on the educational and career paths of Sintezza and Romnja

The study authored by the researchers Prof. Dr. Elizabeta Jonuz and Dr. Jane Weiss on educational and career paths of Sintezza and Romnja shows that girls and women with a Romno background have to overcome particularly formidable obstacles in order to be successfully educated.
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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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