HoR Conference Speak Up +

The House of Resources Cologne hosted the conference "Speak Up+" on November 4, reflecting the engagement of civil society actors for a diverse society. The conference opened with a welcoming address by Cologne's Lord Mayor Henriette Reker and offered a broad program of panel discussions, readings and lectures. Successes and challenges in the work of the associations of the House of Resources Cologne were discussed, the importance of migrant organizations for a plural society was emphasized and work critical of racism was highlighted. Afterwards, the participants had the opportunity to exchange ideas with foundations and funding bodies. The event was catered by Gastro 8.0 with vegan food and complemented by the exhibition "Diaspora in Motion".