• Power in Participation Project – The Right to Education

    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. Congratulations […]

  • Reflective Journey: What COVID is revealing about our lives, work & society

    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. […]

  • Reaching the Hardest to Reach

    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 […]

  • Model Emergency Housing Legislation Launch

    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 […]

  • Community Crime Impact Assessments

    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 […]

  • Social Clauses in Public Procurement: Webinars

    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 […]