The Italian Network of Popular Culture is a social promotion association that has developed projects in the field capable of listening to and supporting local communities. He has devised his own model of community activation that places his work at the center of the most innovative cultural projects. The devices, from Guess who comes to dinner at the Portal of knowledge, have as their objective the development of inclusive and supportive communities, starting from the multiple identities of territory, through generative narratives that build cultural welfare processes

The network is a laboratory-made up of authorities, associations, schools, groups and individual citizens, it acts on communities by taking care of them and identifying targeted actions with the aim of reweaving the weaves of the social fabric and making people co-responsible for the participatory process. For this to happen, direct involvement is necessary: ​​we do not act FOR the community but WITH the community by stimulating individuals and (re) inventing it thanks to their contribution.

The Portal of the Saperi (, is the device used by the Net to make the relational heritage visible as a flow of resources and not as a static photograph. The Portal tool was born thanks to a methodology developed in the field in the last ten years, starting from a study of rituals and celebrations that count on participation techniques, performative involvement and co-planning tools.