Youth Helsinki

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Director of Youth Affair Tommi Laitio´s presentation on youth work in Helsinki to a delegation from Minnesota 6.5.2014.

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Youth Helsinki

  1. 1. Youth Work in Helsinki Tommi Laitio @tommilaitio
  2. 2. 600 000 residents 10-17yo: 41 000 13-17yo: 27 000 5 000 / age group
  3. 3. 12.3 13.8 15.1 16.5 17.6 18.3 19.0 19.5 20.0 20.6 20.8 21.1 21.4 21.8 22.2 22.6 22.9 23.3 23.7 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029 2030 13-19-year-olds according to language 2012-2030 Kantaväestö Vieraat kielet yhteensäFinnish, Swedish Other
  4. 4. Integration Too much of this = obedient servants Emancipation Too much of this = Consumer-like Citizenship The ”Impossible” Formula of Youth Work
  5. 5. Youth Department 75 locations 400 staff members 30 m € budget
  6. 6. Building young people´s capabilities ”The capabilities approach starts from a very simple question: what are people really able to do and be? What real possibilities do they have?” - Martha Nussbaum: Creating Capabilities.
  7. 7. Helsinki´s goal: every child/young person has at least one hobby.
  8. 8. Usually only a few people use the voice of all.. In Helsinki´s Ruuti Programme, everyone uses their own voice.
  9. 9. Ruuti Participation Programme 1. Every young person has a positive experience of participation. 2. Young people´s initiatives are taken seriously. 3. Young people are heard in issues affecting them. 4. Young people´s actions and initiatives improve Helsinki.
  10. 10. In political participation we put focus on deliberation and negotiation.
  11. 11. Ruuti Budget: In two districts, young people decided on our work in 2013.
  12. 12. http://www.supafly.net/maalauspaikat/ 1.Suvilahti 2. Kalasatama 3. Nuorten toimintakeskus Happi 4. Luuppi, Kontula 5. Pihlajamäen nuorisopuisto 6. Jakomäki 7. Östersundom 8. Arabia
  13. 13. Public services are meaningful only when they strengthen relations to other people. People´s joint actions need to influence the structures. People´s relations to other people are not outcomes of public sector interventions. Starting point in the public sector should always be trust and help.
  14. 14. • Tommi Laitio Director of Youth Affairs City of Helsinki, Youth Department Hietaniemenkatu 9B PL 5000, 00099 City of Helsinki tommi.laitio (a) hel.fi tommilaitio.munstadi.fi ruuti.net twitter: tommilaitio

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