European Heroes


We bring the untold stories of everyday activists and volunteers – and show how YOU can bring about a positive change for your cause

How can living sustainably – and raising awareness about it in your community – look like? Would you like to organise a demonstration or start a national petition?

The team behind “European Heroes” believes that we all have the ability to affect change for the things we care about. Often this starts on a small scale, in our local communities and within our families.

So, let’s get to it! On this website you will find a series of articles explaining what different paths exist for metamorphosing from a “passivist” to an “activist”, someone working for a cause.

Among others, we will cover:

  • The first steps for living a sustainable life
  • How to promote gender equality around you
  • A vegan starter’s guide
  • How to fight against food waste
  • How to start a nation-wide petition
  • How to get involved in refugee help and integration of newcomers

Even if you are not planning to have a vegan diet or you are not interested in gender equality, many principles of volunteering, campaigning and change-making also apply to other fields of activism.

We hope you will enjoy the articles – and get inspired to, in Mahatma Gandhi´s words, “be the change you want to see in the world”.


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