CoSupport

CoSupport – INTERRUPTING YOUTH SUPPORT SYSTEMS IN THE ETHOS OF VULNERABILITY, 2017-2021, Academy of Finland

 

AIM OF THE PROJECT

To explore cross-sectoral policies and practices of youth support systems intended for young people considered vulnerable.

To create more room for young people’s own interpretations, responses and actions.

To focus on how and why the perceived vulnerability changes expectations and practices related to youth support systems.

To provide understanding of what young people and the professionals who work with them consider as problems and what kind of support systems young people need for these problems.

ACTIVITIES OF THE PROJECT

Intensive fieldwork together with research team and partners, regular workshops and round table sessions, publications, mobility and international conference.

RESEARCH TEAM & COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS

Kristiina Brunila, project leader, Elina Ikävalko, post doc researcher, Tuuli Kurki, post doc researcher, Anniina Leiviskä, post doc researcher, Juho Honkasilta, post doc researcher, Ameera Masoud, PhD-researcher, Katariina Mertanen, PhD-researcher, Anna Mikkola, PhD-researcher, Kalle Mäkelä, PhD-researcher, Katariina Tiainen PhD-researcher, Pinja Fernström, Masters student, Venla Järvensivu, research assistant.

University of Helsinki, University of Sheffield, Umeå University, Dalarna University, University of Melbourne and University of Westminster.

NGO’s and other stakeholders