January 28th saw the beginning of an Intercultural Ambassadors Programme – designed to build a group of intercultural leaders to grow interculturalism in the North East Inner City. The programme attracted a lot of interest and sixteen people from thirteen nationalities were selected to take part. CAN has designed the programme with Joy Eniola, Intercultural Co-Ordinator with the NEIC offic ... Read more
A safe online facilitated space for personal reflection and dialogue with people who experience or work to address inequality.
The storm of COVID has amplified the inequalities we have known about for decades, and everyone is impacted. Our invitation is an invitation to learn from this and embrace the new possibilities of the present moment. Together we will learn to connect in a more intention ... Read more
A wonderful online workshop held on December 16th 'Reaching the Hard to Reach' about how to draw young people away from drug dealing and antisocial behaviour. Peter Dorman of CAN speaks with those in this unique project, initiated by CAN as part of the Building Community Resilience project (also initiated by CAN). You can watch the workshop here:
Today, the Open Society Foundations joined The Shift and the Centre for Housing Law, Rights and Policy NUIG, CAN and a coalition of human rights groups in unveiling comprehensive model emergency legislation (to download click here) to protect the right to housing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic crisis and an accompanying briefing paper (to download click here). Through ... Read more
On Monday 23rd September, CAN along with Citywide, Safer Blanchardstown and Fatima Groups United, launched an evaluation of the use of Community Crime Impact Assessments. This simple tool captures the experience of people living with anti-social behaviour in their midst. The Assessment is then used to target resources and energy to where they are most needed. Repeated Assessments also ensure that ... Read more