Connecting local responses around the world
While identifying the strengths in the room we got to know who we are…
We (Eden, Vittoria & Loïs) are three friends that met through our studies at Amsterdam University College. To complete our bachelor, we are required to do a Community Project. This project does not per se have to be linked to our respective majors, but should enable us to engage at local and global levels and to demonstrate personal and social responsibility. As we were already familiar with the Constellation’s approach and some of us already applied it to a certain extent both locally…Continue
“But isn’t that just the normal behaviour?” asked one of the students in response to the explanation of the SALT way of thinking and way of working. Together with Boris and Marlou, we went to the Hogeschool of Amsterdam on the 29th of September to transfer CLCP to a group of 17 students.
Following a course in Community Development, they are currently in full preparation for their final projects. One student will be…Continue
Together with three fellow students of mine, we developed and launched our app Sharood on our campus in August 2015. Sharood (think “share-food”), is an app that connects people in the same area by matching those who are cooking with those are hungry. The inspiration behind the app came from our realisation of how the individualism of our society can be destructive for its members and a hinder for its progress. By seeking to make the idea of sharing food a…Continue
¡El libro de Jean-Louis Lamboray ¿Qué es lo que nos hace humanos? ya se encuentra a su disposición en español (en formato PDF o mobi)!
La historia que nos desvela Jean-Louis en el recuento de anécdotas y narrativas de vida que forman parte del libro ¿Qué es lo que nos hace humanos? es la de personas y comunidades en India, Congo, Bélgica, Kenia, Tailandia, Uganda, Filipinas o Brasil, entre otras, que han conectado con sus…
Today Community Action Day,
Nature brought us, the children of the Rue De L’Auberge, a real challenge. Heavy snow, school’s closed, parents have difficulties to get to work, etc. So we had a theme for our day: pay extra attention to our neighborhood, a little street with 6…Continue