Welcome to the City of Helsinki's site for the Elderly Citizens Council, the Council on Disability, the Gender Equality Commission and the Non-Discrimination Commission. Ruuti is a system that works as support for the participation and equality of youth. You can find more information about each group's activities as well as their contact details on their own sites. The councils and commissions offer just one way to influence decision-making and better everyday life in Helsinki. Read more about ways of participating and influencing in Helsinki through the links below.