As part of our Community Benefits work, CAN has led two webinars exploring the use of social clauses in public procurement. These clauses have proven a successful way to reach groups far from the labour market in large public projects like the new children’s hospital. The first webinar SOCIAL CLAUSES, THE WHAT THE WHY AND THE HOW features Peter Dorman from CAN in conversation with renowned soci ... Read more
We hope that you are all staying as well as possible during these difficult and uncertain times.
In keeping with social distancing practices CAN is postponing its direct contact work with others for now. All members of the team continue to work remotely and can be contacted through the usual channels, including Email, Phone, Facebook: Community Action Network, twitter: @CANAction87, Skype and Zo ... Read more
A Welcome on the Mat – a project of CAN’s that sets out to contribute to the development of more sustainable intercultural communities. This work started in 2018 when CAN facilitated a dialogue in Dublin 8 to explore the experience of people of minority ethnic backgrounds living in mostly white Irish communities. The dialogue included minority ethnic group organisations, people from local com ... Read more
We are delighted to announce that the overall winners of the Garda Youth Awards were a group of young people from the North East Inner City who took part in a Dialogue process facilitated by CAN. Read more
Important research on building community resilience in the face of drug-trade related anti-social behaviour is launched December 11th 2019. It was commissioned by the Four Forums Network, a partnership of four policing forums in the Dublin South Central Area, which is chaired by CAN.
It includes a strategy, based on the research detailing what is required to make a difference on this core issue f ... Read more