Award winners for 2016

Main award

Flüchtlingshilfe Königshain-Wiederau [Königshain-Wiederau Refugee Support Group], for the project "Niemand flieht freiwillig!" ["No One Flees Their Home by Choice!"], which was honored for being a particularly inclusive and effective citizens’ initiative representative of many other welcoming initiatives

Community award

Theater der Jungen Welt [Theater of the Young World], an initiative of the City of Leipzig, for its project "Brennpunkt: X" ["Hotspot: X"], the creators and cast of which were primarily made up of refugees

 Awards of recognition

  • Courage – Werkstatt für demokratische Bildungsarbeit e.V., for the project "In guter Gesellschaft" ["In Good Company"] – inclusive project days for teenagers and young adults with physical or sensory impairments or with special educational needs
  • Christopher Street Day Dresden e.V., for the project "CSD Dresden hilft" ["CSD Dresden Helps"]: support for LGBTQI* refugees in Saxony
  • Jüdischer FrauenVerein Dresden e.V., for the project "Warum wir nach Dresden gekommen sind" ["Why We Came to Dresden"], which involves living witnesses to history
  • The creator of the "Straßengezwitscher" project, his Twitter account @streetcoverage, and the informational platform #crowdgezwitscher, all of which advocate for refugees, asylum, and integration