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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The Circle is back!

Hello everybody! The Circle is now up and running! A Circle is four people, all strangers to each other, who are brought together to do something good. The group meets once and the host plans something fun for the group to do. It can be cooking, yoga or why not a game night? Whether it’s…

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“If you want to treat me equally, you might have to treat me differently”

On Friday January 22nd, the project Stig in2 Astu sisään2 Come in2 – Born to be included, arranged its first conference. The overarching theme was “If you want to treat me equally, you might have to treat me differently”, a theme which gathered almost 90 professionals and volunteers from all around the coastal-area of Finland.…

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FIKA in conversation with YLE Vega

On Wednesday our mentoring programme FIKA had the chance to speak to Swedish-speaking morning radio YLE Vega about the mentorship, corona, and the value of meeting new people especially in these times. The interview is partly in Swedish, with our guest and previous mentee Deborah speaking in English.  Listen to the full clip here!

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Dörren is now a member of FIBS

Luckan Integration’s professional networking concept Dörren is proud to present that we are now a member of the largest corporate responsibility network in the Nordic Countries. The network includes more than 300 companies and organisations that invest heavily in responsibility-related themes.  FIBS helps companies to understand the opportunities of sustainable and responsible business better with…

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fritid.fi in HBL

Today, Sunday 10.1, the biggest Swedish speaking newspaper in Finland Hufvudstadsbladet published an article about our new web-service fritid.fi. fritid.fi is a web-service where you easily can find Swedish speaking freetime activities in the Capital Region. You can search both in Swedish and in English. The article can be found here, but can only be…

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International Volunteer Day & FIKA applications for 2021

On the 4th of December 2020 we celebrate International Volunteer Day, a day to thank all volunteers worldwide, in Finland, and in Luckan. Especially in such challenging times as with COVID-19, we want to appreciate the valuable contributions that volunteers give to their communities. At Luckan, one way to volunteer is through the mentoring program…

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Integration2020: Seven pitches for strengthening engagement and inclusion

On the first day of Integration2020 seven organisations presented inspiring ideas and actions focused on strengthening engagement and inclusion. The audience then voted for their favourite and the winner “Suomi-Armenia yhdistys” was selected. The winning pitch “Valo, Language of Art” presented how Armenian and Finnish people come together through the passion of poetry. As the…

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Luckan Integration at Integration 2020

Integration 2020 is a nationwide event for everyone involved in the integration or reception of refugees, organised by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. This year it takes place on 25-26 November 2020, online, and Luckan Integration participates with both a booth and a pitch. Program: 25.11 Integrating in Swedish in Finland kl. 11.40-11.50 LIVE På…

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Dörren and FIKA live on Facebook

Week 45 is Svenska Veckan, Swedish Week, in Finland. This year Luckan celebrates it by sending lives at lunch time from the different departments, as a lunch break companion. On Monday 2.11.2020 it was Integrations turn so Elisa from Dörren and Cecilia from FIKA worked their magic, in Swedish. Enjoy!

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Inspiration Day 29.10: Multilingualism and Inclusion

Welcome to an Inspiration Day at Luckan, Multilingualism and Inclusion, October 29th at 9–11.30 am at Luckan (Torget), and remotely via streaming.Is the Finnish-Swedish cultural field open for everyone? Even for people from another language background, and for people who are integrating in Swedish? What does it mean to work for a multilingual Finland, and…

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