Lush X Neighborhood Feminists

As the days once again shorten, we’ve taken to lighting candles in the evenings. (Boo Daylight Savings Time!) Nevertheless, our moods remain buoyant, thanks in part to the light and lovely perfume lingering in our new workspace from shampoo bars donated by Lush, the natural cosmetics company.  We’re also most pleased to announce that, starting […]

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Nominated for an anti-poverty prize

We’re excited to be on the shortlist for the Omarmprijs 2020 (or ‘Embrace’ Prize 2020). Launched by PACT, the Amsterdam platform which connects the municipality of Amsterdam, the business community and social organizations, the annual Omarmprijs spotlights local initiatives fighting against poverty. Like us, the other nominees are all actively helping folks and building hope […]

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IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY!

Just one short year ago, we three embarked on this “backyard” community project. Since then, we have kept busy connecting with more and more like-minded folks, and happily, increasing the number of Dignity Kits we are able to distribute. We’ve been able to scale up thanks to your generous support, whether as a donation of […]

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Statement on global Black Lives Matter protests

We at Neighborhood Feminists like to get stuff done.  We like hands-on, practical solutions.  We also like justice, and basic human rights. Doesn’t seem the least bit remarkable, you’d think, except that persistent, pervasive institutional racism, in our workplaces, schools, streets, and lives–also carried out by government bodies we fund–is a real thing. This is […]

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Covid-19 Measures

While the people we help are at-risk under regular circumstances, we’re entering a more challenging period for all of us, so we wanted to bring you up to date on the measures we’re taking since the RIVM (Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment) upgraded their recommendations this Thursday. We’re applying social distance and […]

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The Intersection art show

UPDATE April 2020: Because the W+K offices are closed due to coronavirus measures, all artworks are now available for purchase online! Find them here. We are very excited to announce that Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam will host the ‘The Intersection’ art show benefiting our work! The Intersection is a group exhibition bringing together over 40 female-identifying artists […]

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