The Luckan Helsingfors centre is open for visitors but Luckan Integration continues to operate online

DEAR CUSTOMER With regards to the restrictions and guidelines the city of Helsinki has given:Luckan Helsinki on Yrjönkatu/Georgsgatan 27 is now open during weekdays from 10-17. But the Luckan Integration services continue to operate online. We continue to offer individual guidance appointments online, through Zoom or over the phone. Book a time here or send…

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A guided tour around Helsinki was the perfect way to greet the fall season!

The fall is officially here and we greeted it with open arms by organising a guided tour with Heidi Johansson around Helsingfors. During the tour we had the chance to see Helsinki through the Finland Swedish lens and learned about the history but also a lot about what marks the culture and community today.  We…

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Integrating in Swedish-welcome.fi

We have now launched our site welcome.fi that is filled with information about everything Swedish in the Capital Region. If you are looking for Swedish courses, work opportunities in Swedish or where the nearest Swedish speaking school is to your home, welcome.fi is the place to start at. Welcome to our event about Swedish opportunities…

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FIKA mentoring open to new applications

Jutismita Hazarika och Alexandra Sevelius, FIKA-pair

Luckan Integration’s mentoring programme FIKA has now opened for a new round of applications for the fall 2021! FIKA is a mentoring program where volunteers act as mentors for immigrants who need support in their integration process. Together a mentor pair can practice languages, discuss society, culture, careers, and the Finnish labour market, and share tips and experiences…

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Our latest newsletter just arrived to our subscribers and you can read it here. Join our mailing list and get all the updates and news from us, neatly packed, once a month. Subscribe to our newsletter by filling out the form below.

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Helsinklusion – towards an inclusive Finland

On May 11th we held an online political debate called “Helsinklusion – towards an inclusive Finland”. Invited were candidates participating in the municipality election in Helsinki on June 13th. You can watch the debate here, you will find the subjects and timeline below.Find more information about the municipal election here. 00:40 Nera Beciroski, Feminist party,…

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Dörren networking lead to mutual benefits

For Liselott Sundbäck and Sofia Achame the Dörren meeting was the start of a new friendship. Their similar backgrounds and common subjects of interests have made them close and they have been able to mentor each other in different ways.

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Second round of networking with the Spouse Program

Luckan Integration’s professional networking concept Dörren held a second successful networking event with Spouse Program at the city of Helsinki March, 25. The event gathered 24 local and foreign-born professionals covering a variety of different fields of work. In this event the foreign-born professionals were invited from the Spouse Career Track while Door Openers were…

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The Dörren and Culture Kids networking event created discussion and new contacts

Culture Kids is a service by the city of Helsinki that is offered to all children in Helsinki born in 2020 or later. The goal with this networking event was to broaden the networks of the around 30 art and cultural operators in the program and to broaden their understanding of how people with foreign…

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SWEDISH INTEGRATION PATHS AND PITFALLS IN THE CAPITAL REGION – A STRATEGY WITH 15 MEASURES is now launched

Luckan Integrations project the Competence Center for Swedish integration has developed a strategy with 15 measures to strengthen Swedish integration in the Capital Region. The vision is to improve Swedish integration so that newly arrived adults, families, children and young people have the opportunity to be integrated into the capital region in a way that…

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