Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2001
This description of Kristina Ona Polukordiene's work was prepared when Kristina Ona Polukordiene was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2001.
Kristina Polukordiene has set up a network of youth-operated crisis intervention services that involve governmental and nongovernmental institutions. She is making suicide prevention a vehicle for building community support networks and for raising civic awareness and participation, especially among young people.
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