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March 2nd, 2021
We are so proud to announce that 'Power in Participation Project - The Right to Education', a collaboration between Galway Traveller Movement, Community Action Network and Community Education NUIG, part funded by the Community Foundation and through CAN’s SSNO’s funding,  has been awarded the Aontas Star Award 2021 in the Third Level Access and Community Engagement Category. Congratulation ... Read more

February 11th, 2021
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

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

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March 24th, 2021
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March 24th, 2021
Collective complaint to the council of europe on local authority housing conditions..latest news!… https://t ...
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March 11th, 2021
The Covid Pandemic and inevitable economic crisis that will follow is putting people’s right to a home under ...
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March 11th, 2021
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March 11th, 2021
12 months on of #staysafe #stayhome but it’s not the same for all. CAN continues to work with LA residents l ...
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