"Sticks and conflict resolution – something to lick on instead of fighting."
"So work ungdomsstödjarna in Karlstad, sweden, told the Swedish Heroes visited Sundstagymnasiet."
"– It works well so we continue with it, " says Martin Nygren."
"Martin Nygren and Eva Omeirat and working for Young people for security in case of Emergency services has a peculiar method of conflict resolution when they meet young people in Karlstadnatten."
" It's an exciting experiment to change the focus with the people we meet on the town. It can be a bit firey and angry, but then you get a lollipop in his fist, and then perhaps the focus changed to it instead. It works well so we continue with it, " says Martin Nygren."
"Creating networks with young people"
"Both he and Eva is employed as a ungdomsstödjare that are out in the schools and among the youth in Karlstad, sweden. The goal is to provide young people with an adult role model."
" We are at eight different schools and create a network with young people. We are on breaks and play pool, cards, and sitting and talking with them. We are there as a young adult role model, " says Eva Omeirat."
"easier to open"
"According to Martin encounter the most positive responses from young people."
"– We will close them, so it is positive, " he says."
"And they notice that they are making a difference."
"– We notice how it becomes easier for them to open up to us. We see the change in young people from grade 7 to 9, we been there and supported them, and really engaged us in them. It is very important, " says Eva."