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Art Mobil
Started in: 2008
Based in: Aachen, Germany
What: Community arts project
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: The right and possibility for people to create the world they live in
Contact person at IF: Sebastian
E-mail: info [@] kunstwerkstattmobil.de
Website: www.kunstwerkstattmobil.de

BINGN: Biodynamic Initiative for the Next Generation – Nordic
Started in: February 2012
What: Farm-based education for biodynamic agriculture
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: To understand the importance of commitment to what the future is asking from us
They are still looking for: young farmers and supporters
Contact persons at IF: Laura and Clemens
E-mail: laura [@] bingn.org, clemens [@] bingn.org
Website: www.bingn.org

Cusanus University
Started in: May 2013
Based in: Germany
What: A new, innovative master program
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: A new approach to economics education, philosophy education and science in general.
Contact person at IF: Paula
E-mail: paulakuehne [@] posteo.de
Website: www.cusanus-hochschule-in-gruendung.de

Classroom Alive Ireland
Starts: 5th of May, 2014
Based in: Ireland
What: Self-directed journey education, connecting to ourselves, each other and nature through walking.
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: To bring excitement and meaning to modern education
We are still looking for: contacts in the western part of Ireland, financial support
Contact persons at IF: Manik, Shirin, Martin
Email: See website
Website: www.classroomaliveireland.weebly.com

Connect to Create
Starts: 25th July 2014
Based in: France
What: 25 international young people will work on an organic farm in France and create art projects, such as theater, music, storytelling and writing, dance and land-art.
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: To go back to our inner nature and creativity
We are still looking for: support, volunteers, participants and contributors
Contact persons at IF: Ylvie & Rose
E-mail: ylvie.dekam [@] gmail.com; roos_mans [@] hotmail.com, connect2create [@] outlook.com
Website: www.connect2create.wix.com/connect2create

Chain Reaction / Experimentellerand
Based in: Aachen, Germany
What: Community arts project
Contact person at IF: Todde
E-mail: todde [@] experimentellerrand.de
Website: www.experimentellerrand.de/

Education Hackaton
Started in: January 2014
What: Co-creation in transformative education on local and global levels
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: Innovative education
Dreams: To build up an international community that works on new forms of education
Contact person at IF: Renan
E-mail: renan.compagnoli [@] gmail.com
Website: eduhack14.wordpress.com

Fabula Collective
Started in: September 201f
Based in: Gent, Belgium
What: A multidisciplinary collective that aims to answer the many different challenges of our time with creative, resilient and holistic actions.
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: Authenticity in every human being and freedom in thinking
Contact person at IF: Sandra
E-mail:  fabulacollective [@] riseup.net,
Website: www.fabulacollective.org

Global Friendship Initiative
Started in: January 2014
Based in: Sweden
What: GFI connects people from all corners of our planet to explore the worldview of friendship with the hope of building a better future for all.
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: From an ego to a global perspective
Contact persons at IF: Patrick, Stephen
E-mail: globalfriendshipinitiative@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com/globalfriendshipinitiative

Impressions of YIP: The Essence
Started in: November 2013
Based in: Järna, Sweden
What: A publication to inspire people and spread the message of YIP out into the world.
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: A spark to step into the journey of transformation.
Contact person at IF: Oona
E-mail: impresssions [@] yip.se

International Kollective North Sweden
Started in: 2011
Based in: North Sweden
What: A community for people from all over the world to work on their own initiatives, help growing food, work with disabled people, and much more.
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: Beating the traditional way of food production; Working towards a society that takes care of the weaker
We are still looking for: paid staff, volunteers
Contact person at IF: Björn
Website: www.ikns.se

Knowmads.es
Starts: August 2014
Based in: Sevilla
What: Entrepreneurial education
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: Hope, imagination, play, positivity, new business
They are still looking for: Amazing students!
Contact persons at IF: Giovanni & Ivo
E-mail: ivo [@] knowmads.es
Website: www.knowmads.es

Mammoth Hunters
Started in: October 2012
Based in: Barcelona
What: Health, sport, nutrition, technology.
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: To help people become healthier and happier and recover our ancestral way of moving
We are still looking for: Volunteers to try our new app; People willing to be involved in the Paleo community worldwide and who’d like to help us promote our training program.
Contact person at IF: Oriol Roda
E-mail: oriol.roda [@] gmail.com
Website: www.mhunters.com

Mission U Cairo
Started in: January 2013
Based in: Germany
What: In the summer of 2014, students and civic entrepreneurs from various learning centers in Europe are invited by Egyptian students and civic entrepreneurs to go on a learning journey, co-creating with different organisations in Cairo.
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: A shift in how we think and practice leadership; a shift towards a deeper level of dialogue, a shift in how we perceive the Middle East and a shift within organisations in Cairo.
We are still looking for: people interested in joining the Leadership Journey
Contact person at IF: Adrian
E-mail:  adrian.wagner [@] humboldt-viadrina.org

Partycipation
Started in: 2008
Based in: Vienna
What: A festival for music, creativity and a liveable future
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: Joyful action for change
They are still looking for: partycipants
Contact person at IF: Julian
E-mail: julian [@] partycipation.at
Website: www.partycipation.at

Punk rock (and soil) yin yoga teacher training: the other side of wisdom
Starts: August 11-21, 2014
Based in: Järna, Sweden @ under talana
What: yoga training
What shift(s) does the project seek to bring about: to bring the ancient yoga and ageless occultism into modern everyday life
Contact person: Rachel J Miller
E-mail: raestar@raestar.com
Website: www.raestar.com

School of All Relations (SOAR)
Starts: November 2015
Based in: Aegina, Greece
What: A year-long residential program in Greece
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: From individual to collective and from ‘having’ to ‘being’.
We are still looking for: wwoofers and collaborators
Contact persons at IF: Christina, Olivier
E-mail:  christina.chorafas [@] gmail.com,
Website: www.karapanou.com

The Journey: Through fear, to freedom
Starts: Summer 2014
Based in: Belgium
What: A 2-4 week co-creative walking journey through (our own) nature
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: To embrace your fears
We are still looking for: shaping, core team, questions, feedback
Contact person at IF: Brecht
E-mail: brecht_lefevere [@] hotmail.com

The Journey Network (TJN)
Started in: Spring 2013
Based in: Berlin
What: TJN is building a global off-line and on-line community and support platform where committed journeyers will be able to find guidance, connect with peers, guides and elders and find meaningful experiences and places to go.
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: To make the quest of adolescence – the seeking for ones authentic self, voice and place in the world – integral part of our culture again,
We are still looking for: people who’d like to participate in and co-create our prototype-guesthouse in Berlin (late June) and our prototype-intro-workshop (half June).
Contact person at IF: Martin Cadée
E-mail: martin [@] journeynet.org
Websites: http://www.journeynet.org/ and http://www.facebook.com/journeynetwork

Tripod Mountain
Started in: 2012
Based in: Keene Valley, NY
What: 3-month program that engages body, soul and spirit.
Contact person at IF: Kathleen
E-mail: morse.kathleen [@] gmail.com
Website: www.sensri.org

TRIODOS bank Spain
Started in: May 2006
What: Ethical banking
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: An economy based on people instead of profit.
Contact person at IF: Joan Melé
E-mail: joan.mele [@] triodos.es
Website: www.triodos.es

Youth Section
Started in: 1924
Based in: Dornach, Switserland
Contact person at IF: Elizabeth Davison
E-mail: elizabeth.davison [@]youthsection.org
Website: www.youthsection.org

Youth Section North America
What: Young people spiritually striving.
Contact person: Kathleen Morse
E-mail: Info [@] youthsection.org
Website: na.youthsection.org

Youth Section UK
What:
Caravaniversity mid July-mid August 2014
Conscious Camp about sex, love & relationships 18-20 July
The SHIFT the project seeks to bring about: Rethinking: consciousness from past habits
Dreams: A sustainable / alternative initiatives network in the UK
Contact person at IF: Nana Woo
E-mail: youthsectionuk [@] gmail.com / nana-karma [@] hotmail.com