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  • CAN facilitates launch of Lives on Hold and Trapped in Treatment reports

    CAN was delighted to facilitate the launch of Lives on Hold and Trapped in Treatment reports on  Feb 27th at the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. These two reports detail the process and findings of two collaborative peer led research programmes facilitated by Community Action Network (CAN) plus an analysis of the findings by…

  • CAN’s reflections on driving Systemic Change

    In January 2024, Cecilia Forrestal presented CAN’s reflections on Driving Systemic Change to a cohort of non-profits participating in Lightful’s BRIDGE programme. These organisations are all current grantees of Community Foundation and are all working to counter polarisation, hate and misinformation online. You can read more on CAN’s Systemic Change work here.

  • CAN involved in Longford Programme against Racism

    CAN has partnered with the Longford Primary Health Care Team and the Irish Network against Racism to deliver a learning programme that will equip those who take part to challenge and address racism at personal, institutional and structural levels and to become leaders in their own minority ethnic communities. At this first information meeting we…

  • 25 Years of Collective Complaints

    Cecilia Forrestal from CAN joins in the celebration of 25 years of the Collective Complaint Protocol of the Revised European Social Charter in this video made by the Council of Europe to mark the occasion. In it, she outlines the power of the Collective Complaint to make rights real for people who live with inequality.

  • Transformative Leadership 2022 – 2023

    The ‘Transformative Leadership’ programme for senior leaders in the community and voluntary sector continues with great energy and learning as we approach our fourth and final module in May 2023. The 17 strong group of leaders are developing their own innovative approaches, skill sets and range of communication competencies to lead change in a complex…

  • Defining Moments of Leadership

    In March 2023, Monica Manning was interviewed by Marsha Acker of Team Catapult about her experience of using Dialogue and Structural Dynamics in CAN’s Leadership work. Click here to listen.