Demo­cratic culture


Belltower.News – a network for the digital civil society – aims to strengthen a culture of democratic debate by analyzing right-wing-extremist and populist events and publishing discussion-boosting contributions from different protagonists.
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Christina Dinar
Project Manager
Anna Mauz
Research Assistant
Maren Düsberg
Managing Director RAA Saxony
Hajdi Barz
Educational Referent
Prof. Dr. Yasemin Karakaşoğlu

Pupils’ Firm Democracy

The democracy projects of the Weinheim Town Youth Council aim to communicate democratic capacities for action to adolescents, and encourage them to commit to diverse, democratic co-existence in an immigration society.
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Bastian Wierzioch
Jury and Presentation

Democratic Communities, Tuzla Community Foundation

The Democratic Communities project of the Tuzla Community Foundation (Bosnia) aims to combat disintegrative social processes by means of local participatory projects.
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Sven Holland
Social inclusion
Monika Münch
Bianka Bülow
Project Manager
Anika Noack
Director Pedagogic Workshop

College of Practical Studies for km2 of Education

The College of Practical Studies at Hamburg University aims to academically progress the work of the Pedagogic Workshops on a continuous basis and provide the staff themselves with an opportunity to acquire qualifications.
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Silvia Ploner
Curator Temporary Gallery
Tobias Klaus
Project Assistant

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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Claudia Rustige
Managing Director
Annika Schelling
Research Assistant

km2 of Education, Learning Platform

The Learning Platform of the One Square Kilometer of Education program supports nationwide networking and knowledge transfer between the staff of the Pedagogic Workshops and other vital partners at the program’s locations.
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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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