About this project
Verdandi Stockholm in Spånga / Tensta and Rinkeby / Kista conducts activities for youth that include traditional area-based prevention. Efforts include young school day, leisure time and neighborhood. The project focuses on young leading the young and in a practical social work, the project has resulted in young peoples ability to organize and operate a valuable activity in the evenings and weekends.
The aim of the study was to describe the youth leaders and members own experience and meaning in their lives of the activity. Further aim was to describe their reflections on the importance of young people themselves are responsible for the activities. Focus group interviews and individual interviews were conducted with youth leaders and youth who were active in the activities. The study was conducted year 2007-2008.