Public involvement means to overtake responsibility for others.
Fellows induce change by building new networks, actively involving other people.
Gender roles and equality are for a lot of fellows a focus. They care about equal chances and enforce tolerance and respect regarding often excluded identities.
Ecology and sustainability are wide-ranging, from global policies to concrete local environmental conditions and education for sustainable development.
Space for visions and energy for creativity - this is what a vivid civil society needs. But often we talk too much and experience or try less. Some project…
The core of their volunteer projects is the desire to change something in their own living environment. The topics they choose are self-determined and varied: ecology, working with minorities and a commitment to marginalized social groups, co-determination at the university or improving the living conditions of young people are among the most frequent areas of engagement. Read on: Best Practices
In the programs of the Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg the fellows develop their skills for civil involvement. Through practical service learning they gain those competencies needed for susccessful public involvement.
See some examples for the ideas and impact of the volunteer project teams. Read on
"The greatest challenge of project work is awakening enthusiasm and discovering your own goals."
Monika is a facilitator and a learning supervisor for facilitators.