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KoMit - Allotment Gardeners

Author: Malou WEIRICH - Published At: 2013-10-02 14:48 -
Réinsertion sociale

The Austrian Federation of Allotment Gardeners and the association KoMit cooperate for the benefit of disabled people

De Hoeve Allotment gardens

Author: Marieke De Boe - Published At: 2013-10-02 14:46 -
Réinsertion sociale

Belgium: The members of the allotment gardens and their efforts to help people get back on the job market.

Blogs and citizen journalism

Author: Louise Hain - Published At: 2013-09-13 10:22 -

Blogs are a powerful tool for any citizen to share insights, knowledge and ideas; spread the word on local news and actions and interact with other citizens from all parts of the Globe. The growth of Citizen Journalism is a collateral effect of blogging: a way for citizens to report on what they experience using the Internet.

Association of Afghans United in Greece

Author: Mariani Papanikolaou - Published At: 2013-09-07 19:37 -
Photo from the hunger strike of Afghan people, in ,

A unique, independent Association of Afghan people living in Greece with members of different ethnic groups of Afghanistan, having two main purposes: 1. To support the Afghani population of Greece in their integration into Greek and European society, along with the peaceful cohabitation of the different ethnic groups. 2. To act against the growing racist violence towards migrants and refugees currently living in Greece.


Author: Mariani Papanikolaou - Published At: 2013-09-07 18:20 -

A non-profit organisation with the aim to research, create and implement a social structure in a self-sufficient eco-community in Greece, which may be easily replicated anywhere in the country, and worldwide, and which will operate as a school of self-sufficiency and sustainability for all. The social structure is based on the inalienability of human rights; it is characterised by an economy that manages strategic technology and resources based on practical knowledge, and real data are driven by an ideology of selflessness (not exchange) and persevere for residential development and finding solutions.


Author: Mariani Papanikolaou - Published At: 2013-09-07 16:50 -
Photo from the entrance of the Community Clinic

A community clinic providing free medical assistance to vulnerable civilians without social security or with very little income.

Solidarity for all

Author: Mariani Papanikolaou - Published At: 2013-09-07 16:40 -
from the site

"Solidarity for all" is an open collective to anyone and everyone who is inspired by the triptych: Solidarity - resistance - self-organisation. It seeks neither to express nor represent the alternative world, its structures and charities, but to be a nationwide hub which facilitates their converging.

Colour Youth- Community of LGBT young people of Athens

Author: Mariani Papanikolaou - Published At: 2013-09-07 15:59 -
Photo courtesy from the site

Colour Youth is a colourful group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and straight people who are struggling for a better reality for young people in Greece. This reality should be without discrimination that is based on sexual orientation or identity and gender expression


Author: Mariani Papanikolaou - Published At: 2013-09-07 15:51 -
Poster from an event about menatl health organized by the Observatory

The Observatory for Rights in the Field of Mental Health is an organization that has worked since 2006 to safeguard the rights of individuals involved in the mental health service system and to promote alternative, non-psychiatric responses to mental distress.

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Community Land Trusts

Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-05-15 13:37 -

Community Land Trusts (CLT) combine 'access to housing' with the principle of 'democratic management' in everyday living.

Material and land for self-construction

Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-05-15 13:26 -

Some towns provide land and materials free-of-charge to enable citizens to build their own houses with the help of the community.

Stimulating self-construction

Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-05-15 13:13 -

Several initiatives aim at sharing knowledge and facilitating self-construction, be it in housing, farming facilities, shelters, etc.

Empty Dwelling Management Orders (EDMOs)

Author: Anne-Iris Romens/Lorna Muddiman - Published At: 2013-05-15 13:01 -

Legal device used in England and Wales, which enables local authorities to put an unoccupied property back into use as housing.

The soft requisition bill

Author: Louise Hain - Published At: 2013-05-15 12:54 -

Facilitates negotiation talks with the owners of abandoned buildings and other unused premises.

Bill in Andalucía

Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-05-15 12:47 -

Based on Ex-propriation and fines in order to avoid buildings lying empty while families and individuals face homelessness on the streets of Andalucía, Spain.

Cultivation and production on all terrain

Author: Anne-Iris Romens/ Lorna Muddiman - Published At: 2013-05-15 08:06 -

Particularly in the context of the present economic climate, initiatives are emerging in communities across Europe that involve the planting of any suitable piece of land and sharing the produce grown. The benefits of these kinds of movements are multi-fold.

La domiciliation associative

Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-05-14 12:34 -

In France, the provision of a registered address enables an asylum seeker, who is homeless, to declare his or her address at any NGO that has been specially approved by the French administration.

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