The village of Choualiq in Lebanon uses street art to show young people how they can help to shape their community through political engagement.
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Smart Village – Well-supplied in St. Wendeler Land
Groceries ordered via an online shopping platform are delivered once a week to rural community centres, thereby ensuring a supply of goods in a space which facilitates social interactions.
Social Institution of Culture
The Social Institute of Culture supports the connections between artists, creatives and the wider community by allocating long-term funds to a diverse range of cultural projects.
SällBo – Ending Loneliness by Living Together
This innovative housing project helps end loneliness by inspiring people to living better together.
Protecting the Night Skies of County Mayo
A community-driven project protects County Mayo’s dark skies, which benefits local ecology and boosts tourism.
PLATZprojekt – the place for good ideas and projects
This urban, non-profit living laboratory provides residents with a space to try out, develop and realise ideas, in a supportive and collaborative environment.
Mas Coop – Intergenerational participatory housing
A cooperative housing group provides its members with affordable housing that is both clean and efficient, co-creating a living environment suitable for all generations.
Volunteers are individually connected with people living within a 15-minute walking distance who need support with everyday tasks, strengthening local solidarity and neighbourly relationships.
This project focuses on practical, ecological, community-based housing solutions by creating a range of housing types, including self-build and self-finish homes, to meet local housing needs.
Lunattiva, virtual currency
An experimental, virtual currency is introduced to improve engagement in projects designed to help tackle social problems in a deprived area of Mantua.
Flat-Exchange Coordination Office
A flat-exchange coordination office is set up to tackle the issue of a limited housing market and ensure that residents have both affordable and appropriate housing.
“Casettiamo, insieme possiamo!” – Changing the city together
A beautiful municipality with a decaying economy and population sees a revival of community life by involving citizens in all aspects of re-designing the city.
A platform designed to bring together and support the many different citizen groups working to improve Athens.
Revegetating License – Permis de Végétaliser
The City of Paris wants to become greener and hands out licences to those who apply, allowing them to garden in public spaces.
Small and medium-sized businesses in Lublin’s city centre are individually supported as the district is revived.
Housing First, Örebro
When homeless people are provided with a home, they have a better chance of overcoming unemployment and addiction.
Learning Each Other’s Language
To overcome the language barriers in Kosovo, the Municipality of Kamenica holds courses for the Serbian and Albanian citizens who are interested in learning each other’s languages.
Brunnenpassage: A Space for Participatory Art Production
Brunnenpassage operates as a space for professional artists and amateurs to co-create art, thus fostering social cohesion in a highly diverse neighbourhood.
The Intergenerational Canteen of Bioule
Young and old share meals in the school canteen, open up each other’s worlds in the process, and engage in communal activities.
Administrative Exchange – Baratto Amministrativo
As an alternative to paying directly to the Municipality, taxpayers can voluntarily settle unpaid fees by working for the community.