The Expedition happened on July 3rd 2023, check out a video report from it
Catalonia is a region with a long history of social activism. From the anarchist squats of the early 20th century to the innovative social projects of today, Catalonia has always been a place where people have come together to make a difference.
Trusted Seed’s Catalonia Social Expedition is an ETHBarcelona side event and a 2-part journey through the vibrant social movements of Catalonia. On this expedition, you will have the opportunity to explore the roots of Catalonia's social movements and learn about the people who are working to create a more just and equitable society. You will visit anarchist squats, social centers, and cooperative businesses. You will meet with activists, artists, and entrepreneurs and learn about the challenges and opportunities facing Catalonia today.
This is a unique opportunity to learn about a vibrant and dynamic social scene. It is also a chance to meet like-minded people from all over the world. If you are interested in social justice, social change, or simply want to experience a different side of Catalonia, then this is the expedition for you!
Here are some of the things you will experience on this expedition:
- Visit anarchist squats and social centers
- Meet with activists, artists, and entrepreneurs
- Learn about the challenges and opportunities facing Catalonia today
- Explore the roots of Catalonia's social movements
- Learn about the innovative social projects and cooperatives that are shaping the future of Barcelona
This expedition is for people who:
- Are interested in social justice
- Want to learn about social change
- Want to experience a different side of Catalonia
- Are looking for a unique and unforgettable travel experience
- 10:00–14:00 Tour around different coops, autonomous associations, spaces around Sants under “Cooperative Neighbourhood project”. Program includes: La comunal, Casa del Mig, Can Vies, La Lleialtat, Can Batllo, Coopolis.
- 14:00-16:00 Lunch at coop restaurant
- 16:00-18:00 Akasha Hub, Carrer de la Verneda, 19, Local 1 Meetup, project showcase and discussion