The New CITYzens adventure begins in 2011 when its two co-founders decide to make a simple series of videos around the world to meet men and women who make their city move.
From Rio to Istanbul via Stockholm and Manila, they discover the most passionate inhabitants, both city-dwellers and citizen entrepreneurs, who act and mobilize all around them. They decide to give to these people so different but bearing the same DNA, a common name: "New CITYzens".
Returning from their journey and convinced that these examples can inspire others to take action, they decide to share their productions at conferences and then workshops of creativity to help citizens imagine their own local initiatives for their city.
In 2014, they decided to turn this personal project into a collective project.
Florian, Pauline, Jean-Christophe, Silvana, Rim, Safia, Natalia, Fran ... Paris, Montreal, Lima, Geneva, Berlin ... the team grows, with an ever stronger will to mobilize more and more citizens around the project.
By the end of 2016, New CITYzens was even starting up in other cities with the creation of small local teams.