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August 2nd, 2018
CAN has developed this new website in order to stay up to date with modern standards, which allow the site to work seamlessly on PCs, tablets and smartphones. It includes much new exciting content, including videos, downloads and links to our Twitter Feed and other social media presence. We aim to promote our Social Justice agenda and allow CAN to communicate more effectively with communities, org ... Read more

August 2nd, 2018
The 2018-19 Transformative Leadership Programme is now open for applications. If you would like more information about this programme see http://www.wheel.ie/transformative-leadership, or contact Monica Manning or Maura White in CAN. See also our website page on this programme Read more

August 2nd, 2018
Six information and support sessions have been held in Tullamore, Mullingar, Ardee, Portlaoise, Galway and Dublin. A further three are planned for the autumn. A questionnaire designed to illicit the lived experience of people in mortgage distress aims to gather data that can be used to collectivise the issues and help change the dominant narrative. Early statistics indicate the high percentages of ... Read more

August 2nd, 2018
CAN in collaboration with Galway Traveller Movement(GTM) and the National University of Galway(NUIG) will  design and deliver a leadership development programme for Traveller activists in Galway city and county.  Power in Participation will support Travellers to take leadership in their communities and in an ongoing campaign to challenge inequality and racism.  It comes at a crucial time in GTM ... Read more

August 2nd, 2018
The CAN team have been meeting with local authority tenant communities around the country to hear about the current status of their housing standards since the October 2017 announcement from the Council of Europe that Ireland is in violation of Article 16 of The Revised European Social Charter. The Irish government is obliged to report back to the Council of Europe with a clear timed plan for regu ... Read more

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August 8th, 2018
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July 28th, 2018
Terrific family fun day in Ballymun yesterday. CAN was there talking to people about community safety in the t ...
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July 20th, 2018
Welcome news that st michaels site is to be used for housing and includes cost rental model. But needs a revit ...
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July 20th, 2018
More evidence of deplorable living conditions in Galway for traveller families. Good on GTM using a human righ ...
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July 5th, 2018
A really important piece of research. Disgraceful that hate crime is not recognised in Ireland. But nothing ...
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