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/ TOOLS FOR CITIZENS

2018-2020

tools for citizens

Tools for Citizens program was built to support civil society identify assets and needs gained by action field work of civil society actors and facilitate the process of translating this knowledge into easy and accessible tools, methods and workshops that will help community groups, organizations and institutions globally to cover organizational and functional needs.

 

TFC was inspired by communities in crisis and its Toolbox was co-created with the input of civil society actors from Turkey in 2017 and Greece in 2018.

All the tools, methods and workshops that were developed and archived during the program, created the Civil Society Toolbox!

Since 2018, the Civil Society Toolbox supports civil society actors, community groups, organizations, institutions and foundations to identify and address organizational and MMM

functional needs by providing easy and accessible DIY tools, methods and workshops which were co-developed by Civil Society for Civil Society.

The program was developed within the cooperation of MitOst (Germany), Anadolu Kültür (Turkey), Socius (Germany), COMM’ON (Greece) and AoHAthina (Greece) with the consultancy of Laden Yurttagüler and Yörük Kurtaran (Turkey), the contribution of HIGGS (Greece) and Impact Hub Athens (Greece) and the support of Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany).

IMPORTANT LINKS:

Find our more about

TFC Toolbox

the toolbox journey

the story of the toolbox

What was the starting point? How could everyday practices be used to support other? Who was involved and why? How was the co-creation process developed? In which thematic areas did the cocreators worked on? What is different about this Toolbox?

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13

predesigned

workshops

(linked to thematic areas)

the toolbox

Since 2017, we worked together with Civil Society representatives from Turkey and Greece in order to co-create the content of the Toolbox. We collected and developed tools, methods and workshops, covering 13 different thematic areas. In 2019, COMM’ON led the process of translating and contextualizing the Toolbox to the greek context, making it available for the Greek community.

The overall content includes:

59

method

cards

(with step by step process)

46

background

papers

(theoretical models)

27

worksheets

(exercises & templates)

the greek community or co-creators

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/1ST COMMUNITY

MEETING IN GREECE

Bringing together civil society actors from Greece in May 2018 in order to work together to map assets and needs of the local community, understand how the local knowledge can be translated into specific tools that would help others all around the world.