Homeless, unemployed and socially disadvantaged people show their city from an unusual perspective. They lead the visitor groups into their public living room, to an emergency sleeping place or to a street kitchen. The tour guides tell personal stories from their everyday life on the street. A shared goal is the reduction of prejudices.
They are accompanied on their way from being affected to becoming experts in their life ruptures. Together with experts, the tour guides develop their individual tours and texts in over 30 different cities on the basis of their life stories.
INST raises awareness for topics such as poverty, homelessness and social exclusion. A common goal is to raise social awareness within the network: the breaking down of prejudices and fears of contact.
Empowerment of tour providers: The joint exchange of experiences among tour providers is the focus of an annual conference. The aim is to further develop the offer through knowledge transfer and workshops. Possible topics: