Switch On Mehringplatz - EULER
EULER is a training program to support skills and competences deriving from informal and voluntary engagement in community initiatives. Supported by Erasmus+ EU program, EULER develops activities in Antwerp, Barcelona, Berlin and London. Tesserae Urban Social Research coordinates in Berlin Switch On Mehringplatz. Tools for Commoning, a cycle of training activities developing tools and skills for neighbourhood initiatives. The program comprises three workshop modules on collaborative methodologies for community empowerment and five public events.
_Timeframe: September 2016 – June 2017
_Target: active citizens, social entrepreneurs and facilitators interested in developing a common framework of action in the context the area of Mehringplatz – Südliche Friedrichstadt.
_Objectives: to provide a set of tools and methods to empower local communities, increase entrepreneurial capacity and foster innovative economic paradigms.
_Techniques: urban reconnaissance, collaborative mapping, participative video making, digital storytelling, social media publishing.
_Outcome: “Solidarity Curriculum”. An innovative online tool for assessing and enhancing local social resources. It is aimed at shifting the attention from the individual curricula required by a competitive labor market to the collaborative mapping of social relations necessary to develop commons-based economies and initiatives.
_Dissemination: The results of the laboratory will be presented in the final conference together with the similar experiences realised in Antwerp, Barcelona and London. They will be published in a set of booklets detailing tools for neighbourhood initiatives.
Download here the booklet with the final report of the activities.
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