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What is the Magazine about?
Solidarity City is a new platform of Cooperative City Magazine to promote and strengthen social and solidarity economy practices throughout Europe. Taking Vienna as its starting point, the project aims at mapping initiatives that focus on social inclusion, fair employment, participation, sustainable food systems, ethical consumption and responsible tourism.
neoom: app-based support for energy communities in Austria
Establishing an energy community requires different legal, technical and organisational considerations and skills. For those without a background in energy production, getting started with this process can seem difficult and daunting. How can those interested in producing and using renewable energy be supported? neoom is a
Free Riga: A platform for temporary use
Free Riga is an organisation promoting the temporary use of vacant and underused buildings across the city of Riga. Founded in 2013, Free Riga gained
Reclaiming public space through tactical urbanism: Milan’s Piazze Aperte programme
In the past years, Milan has become a model city in public space regeneration. The Piazze Aperte (“Open Squares”) programme, launched in 2018 has become
Vienna’s Wohnpartner: Overcoming conflicts in social housing
Good neighbourly relationships are an essential pillar of well-being and social coherence in the city. But what happens when a family with small children moves
Inclusion Potentials of Co-Housing – A look at OASE.inklusiv
wohnbund:consult is an independent office working in the field of social and sustainable urban developments with a focus on housing. Its interdisciplinary team focuses on
What kinds of financial support and solidarity structures are needed to help community-led development projects flourish?
How to make digital interaction more engaging and fun? We explore the use of digital games to experience and design your city.
How can urban commons strengthen communities and help face the upcoming social and economic challenges? Produced in cooperation with the gE.Co project.
Manifesto to Action
We advocate for existing knowledge, policy recommendations and financial resources to be geared towards the strengthening of social and solidarity economy practices throughout Europe.