Open Living Room Goes Art Therapy

At the end of October, we hosted another Open Living Room event in Borgå. This time our guest was art therapist Merel Baeyens, who chose to pursue art therapy after graduating as a graphic designer from the university. During the session, Merel introduced us to the world of art therapy. The session began with an…


Meet Our New FIKA-Coordinator!

My name is Nanny, and my journey to becoming a FIKA coordinator on this team has been quite unexpected. I’ve spent the majority of my life working in humanitarian aid and development assistance. However, a serious stroke led me to a 12-year hiatus from the workforce. When I heard about the FIKA coordinator position, it piqued…


Career Bootcamp in Espoo

It was a pleasure for us to participate in Career Bootcamp in Espoo, a well-organized event by Espoo Talent Hub. We introduced our many services, that can be valuable for participants in their job search and integration in Finland. The participants showed particular interest in our Guidance service and our monthly Collaborative CV Workshops, as well as the possibility to…


October Newsletter Now Out!

Our newsletter for October is now out! You can read it here. If you have any updates from your organization that you would like to share, please send a short description, image, and link to [email protected]. Try it, you might like it!


Open Living Room in Borgå

Last Wednesday, we hosted another Open Living Room event in collaboration with KulturCafé at Kulturhuset Grand – Kulttuuritalo Grand. Our special guests were Kaisa Maria Krisangi Leka and Christoffer Leka, Graphic Designers of the Year 2022 in Finland. They are also book writers, illustrators, and adventurous bike and kayak travelers. During the event, they shared…


Story Sharing Café in Borgå

Thank you to everyone who joined the Story Sharing Cafe at Kulturhuset Grand – Kulttuuritalo Grand in Borgå last week. It was very interesting to both share and listen to stories from around the world. We heard tales that were entirely new, unexpected, humorous, and adventurous! There were 40 participants from different countries who brought…


Spanish Speaking Evening in Porvoo

Last week, we hosted a wonderful Spanish Speaking Evening in cooperation with Luckan Integration Porvoo, Grand, and Hemcare. The main idea was to create a network for newcomers in Porvoo who do not yet have contacts there, connecting them with Spanish speakers who have been living there for a longer time and local residents who…


Resources to Address Injustices Faced by Immigrant Youth in Finland

Luckan Integration has closely followed the media discussions since the publication of the Programme of Prime Minister Petteri Orpo’s government in June. As a result, we would like to introduce and raise awareness about the materials produced by the Stig In2 project. The project aimed to contribute to creating a society in which children and…


Open Living Room went Outdoor Games

Luckan Integration Borgå’s last Open Living Room of the season went Outdoors Games on June 21st. We had 14 participants from Pakistan, Iran, Syria, Kenya, Lithuania, Ukraine, Israel, Japan, and Russia. They were divided into several teams and enjoyed playing games such as Mölkky, Kubb, Petanque, and various other less active games like dominoes. It…

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