This report is part of a series describing innovative projects in the areas of housing, employment, family care and immigrant integration in 20 cities across Europe. Local innovation is assessed in relation to process, partners and stakeholders, and level of embededdness in the local welfare system.
The objective of this series of reports is to study the interplay of innovations with local welfare systems, to identify critical factors and think about appropriate ways of up-scaling innovations.
“Strengthening civil society, supporting social innovation. The example of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg”
Six social innovations in the fields of child care, urban development and work integration were commented by “outside observers”, stimulating discussion.
Three members of WILCO from three different coutries (Adalbert Evers – Germany; Renata Siemienska – Poland; and Laurent Fraisse)
A total of 20 European cities have been studied in depth within the WILCO framework. This report series represents the first attempt at understanding how the cities have developed over the last decades and how changes have contributed to the current landscape in the areas of housing, employment, family and immigration.