– It’s not that easy to meet new friends or communicate for someone who’s new in Sweden and don’t know the language, says Vean, 20. But at Tamam Café young people, no matter their background, can meet new friends and practice their Swedish.
– There should be a place where young people who arrive to Sweden can meet other young people, says Aliya Imanli, 16. She started Young Integration in Helsingborg, where newly arrived youngsters are meeting Swedish youngsters to hang out.
Det är viktigt att alla unga får chansen att delta i vårt demokratiska samhälle, både i och utanför skolan. Unga i en utsatt situation - kanske i skolan, ekonomiskt eller inom familjen - blir ofta lämnade utanför.
The young people of Trelleborg, Sweden, were offered an opportunity to affect their local community via the survey Lupp®. Their responses showed the politicians that not only were they not disaffected, they were very engaged.