Future Shapers Manifesto – Video

WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE?! We can no longer keep up with the idea of democracy. We do not believe that Being an active citizen will make a difference. In an age of fear and uncertainty, Our ability to make a change is limited. It’s naive to think that Through brave actions and initiatives We…

Final Project Conference

In the period between 29 May and 5 June, 46 young Future Shapers from across Europe met in Skopje to present their completed civil ideas and initiatives. The Conference was a platform to train a next group of changemakers who are now empowered to be the change they want to see in their communities.

A Roadmap for Active Citizens & Future Shapers

Do you have an idea that can change the future? Let’s unlock the POWER OF YOU. This interactive planner has been designed to motivate you to shape the future and guide you along the way. It has 6 chapters, with each offering insights, tools and techniques compiled to support you with making your ideas reality!…

November Virtual Check-in

As the Final Project Conference was postponed in order to prioritize everyone’s health, the Project team met virtually to check-in on everyone and see how everyone stays active in their communities during these times of many restrictions. The team took part in an interactive activity, which served a platform to have honest conversations around: 1)      Have…

How I will change society: Lina Staškevičiūtė

Lina is a 22-year-old multimedia designer from Lithuania living in Denmark. She is a professional hitchhiker, traveler, dreamer, and burner. She runs several art and community projects at Institut for(X) in Aarhus, Denmark. Among other projects, she started Aarhus Burns and “Foodsharing” Aarhus. Lina was selected for the project “European Youth at the frontlines of…

How I will change society: Shubhdeep Singh Parwana

Shubhdeep Singh Parwana lives in Aarhus, Denmark and he is a cultural entrepreneur, artist and visual anthropology student. He finds inspiration in working with curiosity and ownership as methods to engage himself and others around him. His project is the creation of a mini festival and a series of different cultural events created by young…

How I will change society: Javier Esteves

Javier Esteves, Argentinian entrepreneur living in Aarhus, Denmark, has engaged into a social project called ”The New Creative Tenants”, where a group of 12 homeless Danish youngsters will start living in a cultural center called UngdomsKulturHus (UKH), as part of an experiment for social inclusion. Throughout this process, the main idea is to sort things…

How I will change society: Jonatan Nordentoft de Regt

Jonatan Nordentoft de Regt is occupied daily as a musician and cultural entrepreneur in the city of Aarhus in Denmark. Currently involved as a project coordinator in the newly established cultural platform “Open the Kimono”, that aims to create an international conglomerate of cultural platforms, based in Aarhus. Very often cultural industries and organisations find…

How I will change society: Capucine Chandon

Capucine Chandon (26, based in Denmark) considers herself a European citizen, as she has lived in a few different countries already. With a background in Communication and Photojournalism, she has put all her focus on her passion for bringing people together in nature. Capucine was selected for the project “European Youth at the frontlines of…