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Embassy of Inclusive Society

Mensenkenners

Train your inclusivity muscle

Would you like to train your inclusivity muscle as well? Hop on the bicycle and get closer to the world of someone with a disability. What is it like to have a hearing or seeing disability? And how can we make contact with each other?

The public space for everyone

Public spaces too often contain barriers for people with disabilities. Some of these are physical obstacles. Those can be dealt with quickly. Most of them, however, reside with the people who work in public spaces. They struggle with discomfort, ignorance, and unintentional awkwardness. The consequence: people with disabilities do not always feel welcomed, taken seriously, or connected. ‘Mensenkenners’ (‘Empathy Champions') is a scalable, accessible online training programme. It allows employees of stores, museums, and restaurants to actively train their inclusivity muscle.

Would you like to train your inclusivity muscle as well? Hop on the bicycle and get closer to the world of someone with a disability. What is it like to have a hearing or seeing disability? And how can we make contact with each other? You will learn more about all the questions that you never dared to ask people with disabilities. This way, difficult interactions become more comfortable, and public spaces become inviting for everyone.

About Ink Social Design

Ink is a social design studio based in Amsterdam, led by Anna Noyons. They combine behavioural sciences with creative disciplines to design solutions with real impact on the social issues of today and those of our collective future. Driven by co-creation with their partners and the communities they