In the TASSU contest, the City of Espoo is seeking concrete acts that promote equality in Espoo. All work communities of the City of Espoo can compete for the TASSU prize. In addition to work communities of the city, service users in Espoo may nominate equality-promoting acts by the City of Espoo’s outsourced services or other third-sector operators, such as sports clubs or other organisations, to be awarded.
The competition is open from 18 March to 30 April 2019. To participate, please fill in the form. On the form, describe a concrete act that promotes equality and reflects:
- appreciative interaction and a positive view of human beings
- how the act promotes equality
- the customer feedback given to the operator.
The assessment of the contest applications emphasises the reproducibility, usability and efficiency of the act.
The work community of the City of Espoo receiving the TASSU prize and the winner in the category of equality-promoting acts reported by municipal residents will each receive EUR 1,000 for equality development work.
Last year, the TASSU prize was awarded to Espoo Youth Services’ project against hate speech. In the partner category, Dementia Home Villa Tapiola Oy came out on top with its DigiTales method that tells the life story of the resident and strengthens their identity. In 2017, the prize was awarded to the Entresse Library children’s team for engaging children to read, among its other activities.
TASSU is a contest now being organised for the third time by the Espoo Equality Committee. The objective of the contest is to bring to light concrete acts that promote equality in Espoo, share them as good practices and highlight the theme of equality. Mayor Jukka Mäkelä serves as the patron of the prize.