What We Do
Creative Approach to Trauma Workshop
GSBTB Open Art Shelter Manager Hania Hakiel provides a brief write-up of the Creative Trauma workshop, which revolves around creatively tackling working in tough environments.
Memories from a trip to Poland
GSBTB organized a trip to Poland with a family of newcomers they know very well - the first trip for this family where they were travelling for the sake of it, and not out of necessity.
GSBTB’s extra special Election Team-Up event
GSBTB brought local political leaders together with its community of "50 shades of migrants" to discuss the upcoming German elections and what the parties' policies could mean for the city's newcomers.
Get involved with GSBTB
Find descriptions of all our weekly projects here, decide which one best suits you and find your way to get involved!
GSBTB Meets Fête de la Musique
GSBTB organized a full day of music showcases, kid's activities and social mixing as part of the city-wide Fete de la Musique.
Looking to donate your old things? Here’s where to go
Many usable items end up in the trash because Berliners don't know where to go to donate them. The Berliner Stadtreinigung (BSR) tells you where you can go to donate all those goodies you don't use anymore.
GSBTB Open Art Shelter hosts its Women and Kids Gathering
GSBTB Open Art Shelter hosted a small gathering of women and children on the Refugio roof. They had a range of fun activities planned for attendees and set up a cosy atmosphere for them to relax, chill and have fun in the sun.
GSBTB Open Music School hosts the Yale Spizzwinks from the US
GSBTB Open Music School Social Singing Group hosted the Yale Spizzwinks acapella group for a singing workshop and performance.
Afraid of terrorism? A Tempelhof case study on how NOT to make democratic citizens out of refugees
What could have been a positive opportunity for the residents' empowerment turned into a painful example of how they feel stereotyped and pushed around by the authorities.
Interview with GSBTB founder Annamaria Olsson for female entrepreneurship and leadership site Ich Selbständig
Ich Selbständig interviews Annamaria about being a woman entrepreneur, GSBTB's growth and plans for the future.
GSBTB back in Baku at the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue
This weekend we were representing and sharing GSBTB's work and learnings at the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku. This time last year in Baku we won the top prize of the Intercultural Innovation Award from UNAOC and BMWG Group.
GSBTB Open Music School hosts its first Student Performance Night
GSBTB Open Music School held its first ever Student Performance Night. For many of the students, this was their first time playing music for and with others. The feeling in the room was electric.