"It is our aspiration that all people of Amsterdam with disabilities have an opportunity to become participants in our city"

van start met het werkplan sociale firma’s Gemeente Amsterdam

van start met het werkplan sociale firma’s Gemeente Amsterdam

Bij de Gemeente Amsterdam wordt goed nagedacht over de functie van sociale firma’s. De gemeente heeft alle plannen nog niet goedgekeurd, maar alle neuzen lijken wel dezelfde kant op te staan. De Omslag denkt dat de gemeentelijke actielijnen belangrijk zijn om sociale firma’s in Amsterdam te steunen, maar mag het een onsje meer zijn? Een analyse vanuit De Omslag.

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think work, not jobs

think work, not jobs

The Amsterdam Participation Fair on November 11, 2014 was christened the Jekuntmeer.nl Fair. Nearly 1800 visitors attended the fair this year where over 70 projects, organisations and companies were exhibited. Besides jobs, other social participation recruitment opportunities were also widely represented. Everything was present from neighborhood organisations, activities in the community, (vocational) day services and education opportunities; everything was available!

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results in neighborhood development

results in neighborhood development

In the program residents-controlled neighborhood development in the context of the municipal program Confidence in the city we worked hard in recent years in three districts to make it possible for all Amsterdam citizens with a disability to be a part of the social movement of the city.

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get acquainted with vliegenthart

get acquainted with vliegenthart

Innovation, procurement as flanking policy, clear competitive positions and measures that strengthen work projects and social organizations; these have been determined as the most important issues at hand. On Thursday, August 28 2014 we had an enjoyable introductory meeting with new councilman Work, Income and Participation Arjan Vliegenthart.

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the passing of Will Tinnemand

the passing of Will Tinnemand

Will Tinnemans (author of among others De kwetsbaren) passed away of a heart attack on October 28th in Grenoble. He was to substantiate the opening of the Participation Fair with his straightforward opinions in a spoken column. We mourn this loss and wish his family and friends strength in this difficult time.

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cre=8 =open

cre=8 =open

CRE8 is a newly opened social firm which assists youth that are far removed from the job market by creating chances to develop and cultivate interests, build up work experience and receive training in the use of machinery in the workplace. De Omslag was present for the opening of social firm CRE8.

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neighbor alliance

neighbor alliance

Lunchroom and social organization De Buren has opened a cafeteria in the office building at Weesperplein. In part due to coaching from De Omslag, government employees can now enjoy sandwiches, soup and other lunch items catered by De Buren.

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registration participation fair

registration participation fair

Registration Particaption Fair November 11th 2014 at Meervaart, Amsterdam: De Omslag wholeheartedly invites those organisations and projects who offer activities and employment to those with an (employment) disability to present their services at the participation fair.

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officiële lancering amsterdams platform sociale firma's

officiële lancering amsterdams platform sociale firma’s

Op 11 oktober jl. is het Amsterdams Platform Sociale Firma’s officieel van start gegaan. Tijdens de bijeenkomst werden plannen gepresenteerd, en vooral ook kennis en inspiratie gedeeld. Lees meer en download het verslag.

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