Immigrantmedia_16122009

485 views

Published on

Status of the immigrant media case in the Somus project

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
485
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
74
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Immigrantmedia_16122009

  1. 1. Immigrants social media pilot EPACE & Somus with Moniheli
  2. 2. Done this far <ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Infopankki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jolly Dragon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VTT expats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public sector related to immigrants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moniheli NGOs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online discussion: http://owela.vtt.fi/immigrantmedia </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up the project team </li></ul>
  3. 3. Collaboration <ul><li>Somus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VTT, TKK, University of Tampere </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EPACE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Exchanging good practices for the promotion of an active citizenship in the EU”, project by Ministry of Justice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Piloting good practices in activation of especially students and immigrants, utilization of social media </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moniheli </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project that aims to establish a functional network for immigrant organisations and associations dealing with multicultural issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinated by Multicultural Association Familia Club ry </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Pilot <ul><li>Social media pilot for the use of immigrant associations in the Helsinki metropolitan area </li></ul><ul><li>Developing and testing a participation model and supporting online tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Combination of existing online tools and development of some new components </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Method <ul><li>Community-driven participatory design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Users as designers and decision-makers, when developing services for them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Researchers facilitate the process & give resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Core team: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Immigrants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Researchers (EPACE, Somus) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moniheli representatives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some phases of the process are open for everyone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ways of participation: meetings, online tools </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Solutions forum vision <ul><li>Solutions forum is a </li></ul><ul><ul><li>positive meeting place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for both immigrants and natives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for knowledge sharing and problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>combining physical and online spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Place for finding solutions both for ad hoc and long term issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking people who share the same interest (e.g. in integrating immigrants into society) and empower them to act on the issues they find important </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Web Solutions forum Face to face events Database of solutions and solution makers
  8. 8. Events calendar vision <ul><li>Digital event calendar: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>supports interaction and dialogue between natives and immigrants & NGOs and citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encourages and enables everyone to participate in various events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>enabling event experience to be continued and shared in the digital channels </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Project implementation <ul><li>Project team: Somus, Epace, Moniheli + representatives from immigrant organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops & Owela with other stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory project budgeting for some project work </li></ul><ul><li>Moniheli as permanent ”owner” of service, if pilot is successful? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Development process <ul><li>Iterative development, 4 week cycles </li></ul><ul><li>1st version should be in pilot phase by end of Feb/2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Piloting and incremental development based on user feedback (starting March 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>To be discussed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>amount of involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>anyone else needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>involvement methods </li></ul></ul>

×