stories of new activism


What could inspire a former activist to work in the Ukrainian parliament where she daily has to struggle with the old corrupted behavioral patterns? How could a former barkeeper start up an independent cultural community center in the industrial city in the Eastern Ukraine only a few months after the military actions in it? How many identities does an Ukrainian immigrant in Berlin have while being actively involved in both Ukrainian and German social and political life? What motivates a young musician from Kyiv to bring his British-like indie-rock band to the very peripheral places of Ukraine and what makes a Spanish artist go to the conflict region of Eastern Ukraine and create art with the local kids? Read interviews with Ukrainian and European change makers to learn their exciting personal stories of activism.