“The work of community is when a person walks into a room with fear and self-doubt, only to leave with a new narrative and a feeling of possibility and hope.“
About the speaker
You’ve heard of Cleaning Day? How about Kallio Block Party? Urban Activist, Jaakko Blomberg is connected with these events and many others (including: Dinner under the Sky, Konepaja Movement, Living room Exhibition, Street Flea Market, Helsinki Sauna Day, Restaurant Wasted Space…).
On the founders’ list of Helsinki Urban Art NGO and Yhteismaa (Common Ground), Jaakko has many talents encompassing the arts, community, communication, and placemaking.
“All the things that I do are linked to some way to urban culture, people and community.”