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Handlungsfeld Betrieb: Demokratie stärken – Beteiligung fördern (Lower Saxony/Saxony-Anhalt)

Region(s): Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt Active in: Automotive, supplier and steel industry Project partner: Verein zur Bewahrung der Demokratie e.V.

Becoming active together - recognizing racist and right-wing extremist positions in the workplace and standing up against them. Workshops for employee representatives, workforces and vocational schools.

Project target

The project offers educational work and content-based argumentative confrontations with right-wing extremist/racist attitudes for workforce members. The workshops offered aim to reduce susceptibility to anti-democratic positions and enable participating employees to become active themselves against right-wing ideas.

Target group

Employee representatives, trainees and employees from companies in Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt; vocational schools


We offer further training and advice, especially for employees and works councils in companies where racist incidents are on the rise.

  • Raising awareness of discriminatory, racist and right-wing extremist attitudes and actions
  • Pointing out possibilities for action, strengthening for the confrontation with right-wing populist and right-wing extremist attitudes

With the help of the DGB, the project also offers teaching units at vocational schools.

Contact person

Felix Wesche

0175 9594474

Project partner

Verein zur Bewahrung der Demokratie e.V.

Postkamp 12 30159 Hannover

Funding amount

2021: 95.000 EUR
2022: 199.000 EUR
2023: 199.000 EUR
2024: 200.000 EUR