people

A hub is nothing without its people. Meet the creative, inspirational and socially involved professionals who make Lola Lik the dynamic and fun environment it is.

Stadsboeren

Stichting Stadsboeren is an urban farming initiative that makes it possible to run your own small vegetable farm in the middle of Amsterdam. We transform empty lots into green parks, that function as a social area in neighbourhoods. Recently we built a garden in de Bijlmerbajes where we will organise a garden programme together with refugees living in the Bijlmerbajes.

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Startup Kitchen

In the former production kitchen of Bijlmerbajes prison, Syrian entrepreneur Jay Asad runs Startup Kitchen.

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Refugee Company

The Refugee Company empowers refugees. It speeds up integration by placing people in the center of society.

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Taartrovers

Taartrovers make and serve cake and lemonade together with adults and children from the azc.They are open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 – 17:30.

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Waarmakers

Waarmakers give meaning to the social and sustainable core of businesses (well, anyone) by seeking new opportunities in product innovation and design.

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Freeke & Monster

We are lawyers and mediators in criminal law but also in other fields of law. We are pioneers in finding a new way of lawyering and peacemaking, e.g. by coaching our clients in their (self) forgiveness process and finding a sustainable solution for their problems.

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Favela Painting Foundation

The Favela Painting Foundation reinvigorates public urban spaces by turning them into inspiring and colourful artworks of monumental size. Offering opportunities to locals while making their community a nicer place to live in.

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Solar World Cinema

“Watching film with people from another background will change the space around you and the connection you have to the people whom you watching with.”

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Lab20

Peter and Patricia of Lab20 present Culturelab, a new cultural platform where students and young professionals can enjoy music, dancing and a diverse cultural program.

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Mercurio Coop

Mercurio Coop is a cooperative that acts as an intermediate for freelancers. The main goal of the cooperative is to match freelancers to interesting jobs and to guide their members to the cutting-edge of the developments in their work field.

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Tom Heringa

Tom Heringa works as an Audio Engineering, Post Production, Recording and Mixing. Besides that, he works as a DJ and event consultant.

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Ageethe // Pixelpolly

Ageethe is about art and apparel; sprouted out the colourful mind which calls herself Pixelpolly.
She helps newcomers with sewing, knitting or crochet tasks where needed.

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Gluklya

Gluklya is a Russian artist working on the Utopian Unemployment Union of Amsterdam. It’s is a yearlong project that brings migrants, artists and institutions together in the united aim of developing a pilot model for a new type of project that exists at the junction of art, economics, progressive pedagogy and the social sciences.

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Clarinde Wesselink & Clementine van der Bent

Creative friends: visual and performance artist Clarinde Wesselink and photographer and documentary film maker Clementine van der Bent.

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TopTaal

Top Taal is a Dutch Language and Integration Institute. They help newcomers with their integration process by offering them quality courses in which they can study the Dutch language in small groups at their own level and learning speed.

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Bajes Radio

Bajes Radio is an online community radio station situated in Lola Lik, the office of the former Bijlmerbajes. We play music from around the world with a focus on what’s happening in Amsterdam and what music our new group of Amsterdammers bring to our city.

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Nick Aldewereld

Nick helps companies in creating more revenue and customers with Social Media Marketing, Sales & Business Strategy and through the use of IT.

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Gender Talent

Gender Talent assists transgenders in finding and keeping work and trains employers in gender diversity.

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