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FREE Seminar Event: Housing and homelessness – who can help?

      This is a partnership event with the NIHE (Northern Ireland Housing Executive) and is aimed at Stronger Together members who encounter clients/service users, specifically BME clients, struggling with their accommodation, whether it is public housing or private rentals. This is an opportunity to speak directly to a range of organisations involved in housing and to inform future …

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Northern Ireland Assembly Charity Policy revised implementation plan

The Northern Ireland Assembly Commission (the Commission) has approved an implementation process for the selection of the Northern Ireland Assembly Charity of the Year and now wishes to consult with interested organisations and/or individuals. Please see the Charity Policy Impact Feedback Form to be completed, the Revised Implentation Plan and the Northern Ireland Assembly Charity Policy  and details of the consultation process are outlined …

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NI Water – Free information sessions

Northern Ireland Water are offering free information sessions to community groups where they can offer practical information and items around the issues of Protecting your Pipes in Winter, Water Conservation, Water for Health and Your Water Supply.   To arrange a session or for more information, contact Anna Marshall – Outreach and Learning Officer on 028 90354716 or 07890521580 or email …

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Drawing Together: the art of building intercultural relationships

Community Arts Partnership through The Programme for Intercultural Arts Support (PICAS) is delighted to invite you to this interactive collective learning event. This will be the first of a series of conversations, events and processes designed to develop creative processes and intercultural relationships. Who should attend? Are you a community artist/cultural facilitator looking to enhance your practice using an intercultural …

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Regional Group Looking at BME Carer Issues

A regional group has been working to identify and support carers from ethnic minority backgrounds.  Its membership includes the Public Health Agency, the five Health & Social Care Trusts, Barnardos and the Carers Trust.  The key aims of the group have been: To promote a co-ordinated approach, to address BME carer health and social wellbeing issues; To raise the profile …

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Applications Now Open Central Good Relations Fund

The Central Good Relations Fund Programme 2013/14 is now open for applications. Funding is available in the form of Project Funding or Small Grants. Details of each strand of funding are outlined in the application guidance. Organisations may apply for both types of funding where the application relates to distinct projects. Successful applicants under the 2013/14 Funding Programme will be …

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Domestic Violence – ‘Working together to support BME Families’ FREE SEMINAR

Individuals from all groups in society are subjected to Domestic Violence and Abuse, but there may be additional compounding factors for Black and Minority Ethnic families. They may find it difficult to seek help due to actual or perceived discrimination, prejudice and racial discrimination. Increased isolation, family and/or community pressure or collusion to keep the abuse a secret, cultural factors and …

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Small Worlds Workshops

WHAT ARE ‘SMALL WORLDS’ WORKSHOPS? ‘Small Worlds’ are cafe-style events in which people circulate around tables hosted by volunteers from different nationalities. The workshops introduce a taste of the diversity that exists in NI and provide safe spaces in which participants can meaningfully begin to engage with those from different backgrounds and other parts of the world. For many participants, these …

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Cultural explorations at the Linenhall Library this Autumn.

Arts Council funding for cultural events programme. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is delighted to fund the exceptional programme of cultural events taking place at the Linenhall Library Belfast this Autumn. Highlights of the programme include a sold-out-reading by Micheal O’Siadhail from his “Collected Poems”, the work of local visual artists including Jennifer Hulme and Doris Houston will be …

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Employment Training

Improving your work skills: getting started There are plenty of options if you want to improve your work skills. If you are looking for a job, there are several schemes to help you. Most give you the opportunity to learn while you are doing so. If you are working, you may be able to get training through your employer. Search …

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