I have taken an initiative to conduct interviews with volunteers who went abroad from Germany to serve as volunteers. Lars's interview gives me new insights into why people volunteer and what it means to them.
For two weeks, fourteen volunteers from all over Europe were involved in the building of a barrier free garden. It was not only a workcamp, but a full-time experience of personal, social, and cultural enrichment.
Is it worth it to read "The Second Sex", published seventy years ago? Although from that time onwards there has been progress in terms of women rights, still a lot has to be done to reach gender equality. De Beauvoir teaches us a lesson on how is important to critically think the society we live in, and to not passively accept the role of "Otherness" that it has been imposed to us.
How to reach gender equality? It is fundamental to give immediate and practical hep to the victim of violence, harassment, and discrimination, but it is also important to inform those that deny the existence of patriarchy or neglect the problem. That's why I decided to read essays about feminist theory.
Wir bastelten, zeigten ständig unsere Kreativität, bereiteten einen Tanz für Tag der offenen Tür vor, organisierten ein Talk-Show, womit wir unsere ESK-Geschichte mit dem Publikum teilten, besuchten Berlin und hatten immer mega viel Spaß