The street paper marie is a voice for the concerns of marginalized groups in our society. marie offers help for people at or below the poverty line, who live in Vorarlberg. The aim is to promote the coexistence of people on the margins of society and the majority society. Half of the sales price of € 2.50 remains with the sellers.
Elisabeth Willi is the chief editor of ‚marie – Die Vorarlberger Straßenzeitung‘. Founded in September 2015, the first edition came out in december 2015 with 10.000 papers. In March 2016 it was doubled to 20.000 papers.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx