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Run For Office

Run for Office is a movement that engages young people in social change, leadership and physical activity, pivoting societal concern into democratic action. With two years left till national elections, the Daniel Sachs Foundation brings together two organizations to join hands in building a stronger democracy.   In Fall 2020, Höj Rösten (Raise Your Voice/Vote)…

Dramaten Intrepid Spirit Award – Rebecka Hemse 2019

The Dramaten Intrepid Spirit Award, in association with the Royal Dramatic Theatre, is an annual travel scholarship designated for an inner or outer journey. Rebecka Hemse receives the award in 2019. “An uncompromising production of an uncompromising play by a genuinely uncompromising dramatist is an artistic experience that serves as a reminder that one of…

Diakité and Sachs Award 2019 to Sara Parkman

Diakité and Sachs Award 2019 to Sara Parkman The 2019 Diakité and Sachs Award is given to Sara Parkman for “living and leveraging Sweden’s cultural heritage as an existential bulwark against the resurgence of nationalism. Her art creates pockets of resistance where we least expected to find them – from the cavernous mines of Bergslagen…