Yavaş Yaşamı Destekleme Derneği (Association for Supporting Slow Living)
- Areas of work: Active Citizenship, Culture
- City and Country: Izmir, Turkey
- Website: https://yavasyasa.com/
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Yavaş Yaşamı Destekleme Derneği (YAYADE) advocates a way of life with traditions, history, nature, local production that does not harm human beings and other living things. The association from Izmir believes it is needed to reverse the outcomes of speed and consumption and works to preserve and develop natural, cultural and historical environment; increase the quality of culture, art and tourism; support the preservation of local historical textures; preserve structures and works of art with a democratic understanding, while supporting disadvantaged groups and promoting human rights.
The association supports active citizenship and mainstreams the idea of slow living by implementing awareness campaigns about overconsumption, organizing projects and public availability sessions that brings together migrants and local inhabitants.