News from YIP: April 2024

Landing back on Campus and in the Community Dear friends of YIP, We hope this newsletter finds you well, During the first weeks after the Yippies returned from their internships, the leaves on the trees became bigger and bigger. Also, the reeds next to the ponds started to shoot, and they are growing quickly upwards towards the sun. In the beginning of …

News from YIP: March 2024

Dear friends of YIP, We hope this newsletter finds you well, While the Yippies were away on their internships, we had a little more winter here in Sweden. Throughout the month, the ice on the fjord started melting little by little whilst nature hesitated whether it was the right moment to shift to Spring: relatively warm days were alternated with …

News from YIP: December 2023

Wrapping up the Inner Awareness Block Dear friends of YIP, We hope this newsletter finds you well. Over the last few weeks, the daylight decreased to a minimum, but luckily, the snow brought brightness, joy and amazement amongst us and gave us the energy to continue our learning and work. As we closed the first term with the Storytelling Feast …

Inner Awareness

News from YIP – November 2023 Dear Friends of YIP, We hope this newsletter finds you well.  After some rainy gray weeks, the winter and coldness have fully found us here on campus, and the earth is covered in a thick layer of snow. Sunset comes already around 3pm bringing a cold and bright night full of stars. When we’re …

Beginning of the YIP16 Journey

News from YIP – September 2023 Dear friends of YIP… Opening Ceremony Walking here on this path full of yellow birch leaved brings me back to the beginningThe opening of this new YIP year where seeds of inspiration came together as puzzle piecesTo grow together into sunflowersSomewhere over the rainbowA rainbow is what we will createA piece of art full …

Reconnecting the YIP Network

It is time for celebration and initiation! For fjord dips and theatre skits! For inspiration and co-creation! For reminiscing, laughing, kissing, story-telling, dancing, singing. For old memories and new. What world do we want to move towards to? by May Wyss Welcome to the Harvest Newsletter of the 15 years of YIP Gathering! The YIP 15 Years Gathering was a …

From Participants to Organisors

Greetings from Ytterjärna in full bloom! The moment is here! The leaves have bursted out of the trees, dandelions are spreading their seeds in the wind and we are harvesting our first heads of lettuce. Swedish spring arrives late, but when she does, the transformation is absolutely stunning. During the last month the Yippies moved from being participants to organizers, …

Societal Entrepreneurship in Action

After months of preparation, finally the day arrived where the different groups set off to their various Internship locations. Mostly filled with excitement and some healthy nerves, the Yippies left Ytterjärna behind to embark on their adventure. Right after the Yippies flew off, the birds decided to fly back south, escaping the late layer of snow that made it difficult …

Spark to Flame

Dear Friends of YIP, The Yippies have flown off to their internships and here in Ytterjärna the skylark and crane have returned. The sun is getting warmer and warmer, the days longer and the last layer of snow has yet again melted. In short, spring is around the corner! During the last month the Yippies worked very hard to create …

Community and Collaboration

Dear Friends of YIP, Welcome to this first newsletter of 2023! We wish you a happy and mindful year ahead <3 During the winter break, some Yippies enjoyed the peace and quiet of an empty Tallevana, while others traveled with buses, planes and trains to visit friends and family. Luckily, the Yippies safely arrived back on Campus, ready for the …