Offering a center for young people and their families to have another playground than the street
Following a restructuring of the city center of Istanbul, the district of Tarlabasi has become a difficult neighborhood, marked by precariousness and delinquency. For children whose street is the only playground and small crowded family apartments the only place of study, Ceren and his teams have set up a center in the heart of the neighborhood. A building open to children ... but also to their families (mothers and fathers) in a logic of global pedagogy and strengthening of the social bond.
Using flowers to revive an abandoned house and show a whole neighborhood's willingness to bounce back
Creating speaking groups and "workshops" for discussion around gender equality for teenagers