Forum in Brazil - German communities export social tools

"There is a special magic in the circle: I can show myself completely, I am accepted and everyone feels together. This impressed me completely, because it gives me confidence and hope. When people come together in this way, completely new paths emerge. That is what I want to do."This was the conclusion of a participant in the "Circles of Trust" Forum Training in Brazil.



Spring Action in ZEGG


From the 3th to the 10th of march about 30 people from 5 different countries were guests at the ZEGG Spring Activity. This time it was led by Roger Balmer, Kathrin Beyer and Bill Nickl. As always it was a nice mixture of working and living together. In the garden we have spread large amounts of compost to keep the garden fertile. We made our own firewood and stored it, cleaned the windows, swept the streets and cut back the reeds in the sewage plant so that the plant would work well again this year.

We cleaned up the heating house and the children's house, oiled the doors, dug out a big tree stump, painted the windows, renewed the border fences, prepared our flower beds for spring, dismantled an old oil heating system, tidied up the...



The ZEGG FORUM - a description of one of our brasilian friends

The ZEGG FORUM is a place for research and collective inquiry about everything regarding human beings. For 5 years we are offering now Forum Trainings in Brasil. And the possibilities to try it out are starting to appear. Here is a description of one of our brasilian friends



One Billion Rising

The Valentisday, 14 February 2019 at ZEGG - dedicated to love for all living things. Around 50 people stood up together at 7:30 a.m. to rise up with the worldwide protest action "One Billion Rising" taking place on this day. The appeal is addressed to all those who speak out against violence against women and in particular for their physical integrity, freedom and self-determination. No to abuse, sexual violence, torture, slander & betrayal. The goal is to win 1 billion people to dance together on this day. More information and opportunities to join in, on the action website:

Dressed in red & white, the dancers from...


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ZEGG – Center for Social and Cultural Design

Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 89
14806 Bad Belzig

Telefon: +49 (0) 33841 595-100
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The ZEGG is a community of about 100 adults and children. How can we create a sustainable and creative life and an awake awareness to promote issues of love and sexuality, ecology, community, and create policy. We invite you to visit us, especially our summercamp.

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