We honour political work that increases participation of citizens – in opinion forming and in decision making.

4 Day Week Campaign

The 4 Day Week campaign advocates for a shorter working week with no loss of pay, helping workers achieve better working conditions and overall work-life balance.

The Alternative

A movement and political party is established to revive democracy and foster a new political culture of outside-the-box thinking, in order to overcome ideological constraints.

Year of Democracy

The City of Leipzig reinvigorates and strengthens democratic values under the motto “You. Us. Leipzig”, and with the promotion of 28 projects.

Deliberative Committees

A new permanent procedure engages randomly selected citizens in policy-making alongside parliamentarians, to democratise reforms and increase public support for decisions.

The Mayor Delivered to Your House

This is the opportunity to invite the Mayor into your living room to discuss citizens’ feedback and to better understand the City’s policies.