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This is SV

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In one of history’s most famous speeches, Martin Luther King, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, declared ”I have a dream …”. His dream was that of the equal worth of all people.

SV (in Swedish: Studieförbundet Vuxenskolan) was founded in 1967, just a few months before King’s assassination, at a time when racial equality and the equal worth of all people was one of the burning issues of the day. In SV’s study circles today, social equality is still one of the cornerstones of our approach to education.

SV is always close by – our three hundred local offices make sure of that.
Everyone is welcome to our study circles, and everyone learns from everyone
else. The novice, the veteran, the old lady, the young lad, the Genuine Swede,
the girl with the foreign background …

The secret lies in bringing them all together.

Often, the simplest solutions are the best.

Today, many people have dreams, both big ones like Martin Luther King and little private ones of their own.

In the study circle, dreams come true. As often as not, when people leave for home at the end of each session they often start looking forward to the next. In the fast-moving world of the 21st century, one-time aspirations towards ”owning your home” or ”running your own car” have beensuperseded by a new, perhaps unexpected ambition: