The founding meeting took place in Maastricht at the Vrijthof 17B on 18 september 2013. It is an initiative of Dominique (Nick) Wolfs. The other participants are: Elżbieta Olbrycht, Joachim Wilbers and Massimo Wolfs.
This initiative arose thanks to experiences with re-integration for people with a distance to the labour market, which showed that there are few opportunities especially in the cultural field.
Especially people who are often out of work after a long time, sometimes have the feeling to have missed opportunities; opportunities which in many cases can be translated as a lack of opportunities in the past.
At the discretion of the Foundation, too little account was and is taken of individual abilities and needs, which might be a part of the explanation for the current high absenteeism and unemployment; lethargy by the feeling to be in the wrong place, or to have choosen for the wrong life forfillment.
For this the Kultuur-Fabriek wants to make a changing contribution by offering artistic experience and training that allows reintegration on another level, and allows people to find a differentiated and meaningful spending in their search for work.
The participants: (introductions will follow) Board: Nick Wolfs (Initiative and Chaiman) Massimo Wolfs (Secretary, Treasurer) Members: Elżbieta Olbrycht Joachim Wilbers