de Meevaart, a community home in Amsterdam

In Amsterdam East Quarter some ten years ago, the municipality gave a building to this neighbourhood. The Meevaart since then is a breeding ground for social initiatives for the neighbourhood. And the Meevaart has adopted a sociocratic decission making. It has an ear for minorities with a pressing say. In this way the building is used for peoples initiatives with theatre, kitchen and workgroups.

Have a look at the interview with Tim Doornewaard.

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