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January 13th, 2021
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

December 18th, 2020
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: Read more

December 8th, 2020
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

December 1st, 2020
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

October 19th, 2020
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

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January 15th, 2021
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January 12th, 2021
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December 18th, 2020
Reaching the Hardest to Reach https://t.co/8OxZICNVSc via @YouTube Stimulating conversation about a youthwork ...
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December 17th, 2020
Thanks for all the support for the building community resilience online workshop highlighting the importance o ...
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December 8th, 2020
It is our hope that this model emergency legislation will serve as a catalyst for comprehensive policies to en ...
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