On 20 November, the Lawaetz Stiftung organized a multiplier event to engage local stakeholders working with youths at risk of social exclusion. District representatives, youth workers and other practitioners explored the relevance and adaptability of the CIVACT methods for their work in the Hamburger districts of Wandsbek, Altona and Harburg.
It’s been an exciting and busy period for the CIVACT project. Here’s a recap of what’s been going on the last few months.
Today’s post is a short recap of the Bundeskongress für nationale Stadtentwicklungspolitik (Federal Congress for National Urban Development Policy) 2019, which took place in Stuttgart on the 18th to 20th of September.
What is social constructionism and what does it have to do with urban development?
My talk from the conference “Interface to Place: Remaking divisive lines into shared spaces” is now online. Click on the image in this post to watch the whole talk (about 24 minutes).
Exciting news! I have been selected for the role of lead expert for the Gendered Landscape URBACT Action Planning Network, which will be led by the city of Umea.
I was in Belfast last week for the conference “Interface to Place: Remaking divisive lines into shared spaces.” Today’s post shares some insights and photos from that trip.
What are the main challenges facing hard to reach youths with regard to participation in civil society? The CIVACT needs analysis sheds some light on the matter.
Today’s post examines the role of urban commons in social and cultural innovation, participation in urban policy-making, and as a possibility for more inclusive urban societies.
How can we get a more diverse group of people involved in shaping the future of the city? This post identifies the main challenges to diversity and suggests some possible solutions.