In episode 06 of Change The Report, we converse with Nicky Böhm, Refuge Worldwide‘s neighborhood growth supervisor. Refuge started as a fundraising platform, working alongside grassroots and non-profit organisations. In January 2021, they launched the weekly radio station Refuge Worldwide to share and talk about music and necessary points.
Refuge Worldwide is an unbiased, Berlin-based neighborhood radio station that was created to amplify broad ranges of music together with social justice points. They’re dedicated to representing minorities, constructing, and selling unity in communities and creating visibility for underrepresented artists, in addition to serving to grassroots and marginalised teams.
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Refuge, earlier than launching Refuge Worldwide, has collaborated with a wide range of organisations which are in solidarity with their goals. These embody centres for younger girls, music faculties for marginalised individuals, homelessness companies, refugee housing assist associations, social fairness teams, home violence prevention providers, amongst many others.
Refuge Worldwide, from their base in Berlin Neukölln, presently host media lessons, coaching programmes, weekly workshops which are all free to attend as a part of their community-building technique and outreach. They’re additionally concerned in varied collaborative initiatives globally and have been supported by manufacturers corresponding to PioneerDJ, AIAIAI, Resident Advisor, GALA Pageant, Music Lab and plenty of extra. One among their most up-to-date partnerships is with Berlin-based non-profit organisation Lilipad, who promote the love and worth of studying and studying to enhance youngsters’s lives.
The station gives a various vary of reveals masking nearly each music style from home, IDM, new wave to reggae and northern soul. All hosts on the present have full freedom to construction their programme as they see match whereas incorporating interviews and discussions to additional advance their goals.
Refuge Worldwide are in a position to develop their neighborhood and up-keep the prices of their radio station by the subscription service Patreon. All funds generated from their Patreon web page is cut up 50/50 between their station, neighborhood initiatives contributions and donations to like-minded non-profit organisations.
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