Kirjoittajalta yllapito

Auf halber Treppe

A warm welcome to ”half way down the stairs”!A warm welcome on your stairs!We will visit you with our Café ”half way down the stairs” in the hallways of Berlin and invite neighbors for coffee and cake to give the opportunity for a chat.Often it is the case that one doesn’t really know the people who live next door. You… Read more →


One of the main actors in Juankoski is Juankoski Heritage Society, which works in close co-operation with with Juankoski Mental Health Association, Juankoski drama club and other voluntary groups in and around Juankoski. Most of our work has been aimed at preserving the rich cultural heritage of Juankoski foundry area, but we are also working on other community development and community… Read more →

University of Helsinki

University of HelsinkiLieven Ameellieven.ameel@helsinki.fipostdoctoral researcherat the Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies.current research project: Narrating Jätkäsaari and Kalasatama, Helsinki.The Use and Structure of Narratives in Urban Frequent posts on city literature, urban narratives and ongoing researchco-founder and coordinator of the Helsinki Literature and the City Network list of publications and activities Read more →


Ecovala provides innovative solutions to private and public organisations to accelerate their transition towards sustainability.From companies sustainability assessment to strategic sustainable design, from new services definition to effective implementation of environmental management, Ecovala addresses the complete scope of sustainability challenges.Based in Finland, the organisation operates throughout Europe thanks to its extensive network of sustainability experts. Links: Website   Key people… Read more →


Artova is a non.profit NGO – a combination of a cultural and a neighbourhood association representing an area located in the borders of downtown Helsinki. There are apx. 10 000 people living in the represented area, a few thousand jobs, and 5 schools with emphasis on art. Artova has for the past 7 years strongly focused on supporting self-organized initiatives by both giving… Read more →


Borgerlyst – which translates as ”Civic Desire” – is a laboratory for civic agency. Agency is just a fancy word for the capacity to act and to change the world around you. We hope that by framing civic engagement and participation as a desire rather than a duty, people will be more likely to take positive action together, rather than… Read more →

Community Couch

Country: Czech Republic City: Prague A community platform in Prague, Czech Republic. Aims at facilitating and implementating projects with cultural, environmental and social impact. Also helping expats integrate to Czech society. Links: Facebook Read more →